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    Threat of nuclear weapons use growing: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:03am on April 24, 2018

    A top UN official on Monday denounced growing rhetoric claiming that nuclear arms are necessary and warned that the risk of such weapons being used...

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    Dutch cruise past Ronaldo’s Portugal

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on March 28, 2018

    Ronald Koeman claimed his first win in charge of the Netherlands national team as the Dutch cruised to a comfortable 3-0 friendly victory over an...

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    Trump’s pick to lead UN agency says he is not anti-Islam

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:04am on March 20, 2018

    Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the UN migration agency said Monday that he has convinced member states that he holds no anti-Muslim views, after a...

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    Diphtheria kills 21 Rohingyas: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:22am on December 20, 2017

    Twenty-one people have died from diphtheria in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, adding that it had started a second...

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    Myanmar not yet safe: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on November 25, 2017

    Conditions for Rohingya refugees to safely return to Myanmar from Bangladesh are not in place, the UN said Friday, a day after the two countries...

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    $340m pledged to support Rohingyas: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 24, 2017

    Nations have pledged $340 million to care for Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an ‘encouraging’ step in the response to the intensifying crisis, the UN...

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    Blatter going to World Cup at Putin’s invitation

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    FIFA’s disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter has told AFP he will go to next year’s World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin,...

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    Army in ‘systematic’ campaign: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    Myanmar’s ‘systematic’ crackdown on the Rohingya is aimed at permanently expelling the minority Muslim community from their home in Rakhine state, the United Nations said...

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    Lack of access to Myanmar’s Rakhine State unacceptable: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 07, 2017

    The lack of humanitarian access granted by Myanmar’s government to Rakhine State, where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled violence, is ‘unacceptable’,...

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    Blockade attempt to force Qatar into trusteeship: FM

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:21am on September 12, 2017

    Qatar’s foreign minister on Monday accused the ‘illegal’ blockade against his country for trying to force it into a ‘state of trusteeship’...

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