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    UN chief calls for probe, EU shocked

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 09:52pm on June 02, 2020

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres urged restraint by US authorities toward protestors and believes allegations of police violence should be investigated, his spokesperson said Monday...

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    First two UN peacekeepers die of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:57pm on May 30, 2020

    Two UN peacekeepers in Mali have died from the coronavirus, officials said Friday. Out of the some 100,000 UN troops deployed on about 15 different...

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    Around 50 world leaders call for post-COVID-19 cooperation

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 11:37am on May 29, 2020

    World leaders on Thursday called for resilience and cooperation after the pandemic recedes, during a United Nations videoconference in which the United States, China and...

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    Pandemic puts 86m children at risk of poverty: study

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:21am on May 29, 2020

    The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic could push as many as 86 million more children into poverty by the end of 2020, a joint...

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    COVID-19 to cause first human development fall: UNDP

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:16pm on May 21, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is expected to cause a decline in human development for the first time since it started being measured, the United Nations Development...

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    Guterres warns coronavirus could bring Africa into ‘extreme poverty’

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 02:05pm on May 20, 2020

    The United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres warned that millions of people could be pushed into extreme poverty in Africa due to the coronavirus pandemic and...

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    EU, Britain denounce Myanmar violence at UNSC

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:06am on May 16, 2020

    UN Security Council European member states and Britain on Thursday denounced violence in Myanmar and expressed concern over the coronavirus pandemic in the country, in...

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    UNSC to discuss violence, coronavirus in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:52am on May 13, 2020

    The UN Security Council will hold a videoconference to discuss the escalation of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the effect of the coronavirus pandemic...

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    UN appeals for $4.7b more to fight virus pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:41pm on May 07, 2020

    The United Nations on Thursday issued a new appeal for $4.7 billion in funding to ‘protect millions of lives and stem the spread of coronavirus...

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    Greta donates $100,000 to support children

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:07pm on April 30, 2020

    Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has donated a $100,000 prize she won from a Danish foundation to the United Nations Children’s Fund for use against...

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