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    Myanmar may be trying to ‘expel’ all Rohingya: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:00am on March 14, 2017

    Myanmar may be seeking to ‘expel’ all ethnic Rohingya from its territory, a UN rights expert said Monday, pushing for a high-level inquiry into abuses...

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    Environmental risks kill 1.7m kids under 5 a year: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:11am on March 07, 2017

    More than one in four deaths in children under five are linked to polluted environments, according to two new World Health Organisation reports published Monday...

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    With Trump at helm, US takes seat at UN rights council

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:34am on February 28, 2017

    The United States will on Monday claim its seat at the UN Human Rights Council under the new presidency of Donald Trump, whose election has...

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    WTO ratifies 1st multilateral deal

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:16pm on February 22, 2017

    The first multilateral deal agreed at the World Trade Organisation came into force Wednesday, a step billed as a milestone for the body facing unprecedented...

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    Economic inequality top global risk: WEF

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:12pm on January 11, 2017

    Rising income inequality is seen as the top risk for the global economy in 2017, with reforms to market capitalism increasingly viewed as necessary to...

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    Civilians forced to join IS retreat in Iraq: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:15am on November 09, 2016

    Islamic State fighters forced thousands of civilians to retreat with them from Hamam al-Alil as Iraqi police were recapturing the town, and moved them towards...

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    IS kills hundreds, kidnaps thousands in Mosul: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:47pm on October 28, 2016

    Islamic State fighters have killed more than 250 people and kidnapped nearly 8,000 families around Mosul in recent days as Iraqi troops advanced on the...

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    Economic gender gap could take 170 years to close: WEF

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:17pm on October 26, 2016

    The economic gender gap could take 170 years to close after progress towards parity between the sexes suffered ‘a dramatic slowdown’, the World Economic Forum...

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