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Fewer hungry people in world despite wars, poverty: United Nations

The agencies said improved agricultural productivity, and better social protection measures like food vouchers or school meal programs had had the most impact in reducing hunger.

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Alarming rise in Boko Haram’s female suicide attackers, says UN

UN children’s agency said women and children have carried out three-quarters of all reported Boko Harem suicide bombings with girls blamed for nine such attacks since July.

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon urges Southeast Asian nations to help Rohingya migrants

UN Secretary-General discussing the emergency with Southeast Asian nations urged them to provide search and rescue operations and options for resettlement to the Rohingya migrants.

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2 Indians among 126 fallen peacekeepers to be awarded UN medal

Lance Naik Nand Ram and Raju Joseph will be awarded the Dag Hammarskjold Medal on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed annually on May 29.

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US says willing to take in Rohingya refugees

Aid groups say thousands more are stranded at sea after human smugglers abandoned their boats because of a crackdown by authorities.

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Building laws need to be enforced in Nepal: UN official

Earthquakes on April 25 and May 12, killed at least 8,622 people and damaged 756,000 houses and other buildings in Nepal. Now its time for them bring in good urban planning like Mexico.

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United Nations chief says North Korea withdraws invitation visit

Ban Ki-moon’s cancelled trip comes as relations between the Koreas remain strained.

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2008 Mumbai attack: India welcomes UN assurance to take up Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi release issue

India’s representative to the UN said Lakhvi’s release by a Pakistani court was in violation of the 1267 UN resolution dealing with designated entities and individuals.

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2008 Mumbai attack: India seeks UN intervention on Lakhvi’s release

India’s representative to the UN said Lakhvi’s release by a Pakistani court was in violation of the 1267 UN resolution dealing with designated entities and individuals.

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France investigates accusations that soldiers raped children

The allegations are especially damning for France, which sees itself as a model of human rights.

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Ninety thousand captives escape from Islamic State hold in Iraq

United Nations reported that Islamic State captives flee captured villages amid unrest in the province.

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Two UN drivers killed as convoy attacked in northern Mali

The killings come amid continued violent activity by jihadist groups that had previously taken control of northern Mali.

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Intense bombing and al-Qaeda attacks in Yemen following UN call for cease fire

UN called for an immediate ceasefire, saying the country was “in flames” and all sides must return to political negotiations.

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Rouhani says Iran’s military strategy purely defensive

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of arming the Huthis, Yemen’s Zaidi Shiite minority which has long complained of marginalisation.

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon says Yemen in ‘flames'; calls for immediate cease-fire

Ban Ki-moon called for an immediate cease-fire in Yemen to spur peace talks and get lifesaving aid into the impoverished country.