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    Myanmar UN envoy urges action against military

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 07:30pm on April 10, 2021

    Myanmar’s own ambassador to the United Nations has urged ‘strong action’ against the junta, as reports emerged of scores killed in the military’s latest crackdown...

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    40 killed in fighting in Sudan’s Darfur

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 10:38am on April 06, 2021

    At least 40 people have been killed and 58 injured in three days of clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur state, the United Nations said on...

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    UNSC unanimously slams ‘civilian killing’, violence in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 11:00am on April 02, 2021

    The United Nations Security Council on Thursday ‘strongly condemned’ the deaths of hundreds of civilians in Myanmar, in a unanimous statement watered down by China...

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    Suu Kyi accused of breaking colonial-era official secrets law

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 10:32am on April 02, 2021

    Myanmar’s ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been accused of breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, her lawyer said, as Britain ramped up...

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    UN to assist Rohingyas after ‘unprecedented’ fire

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:54pm on April 01, 2021

    United Nations agencies have stepped up their efforts to assist thousands of Rohingya refugee families left homeless after last week’s fire at Kutupalong refugee camp...

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    UNSC urged to take steps to prevent ‘civil war’ in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 09:44am on April 01, 2021

    The United Nations envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council to take action Wednesday in the Asian nation’s escalating crisis, warning of the risk of...

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    UN says pandemic ‘shattered’ millions of women’s lives

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 10:34pm on March 30, 2021

    The coronavirus pandemic has ‘shattered the lives’ of millions of women and girls and reversed progress towards gender equality, UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres said Monday...

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    Mozambique town Palma deserted as Islamic State claims control

    Agence France-Presse . Pemba | Updated at 10:58am on March 30, 2021

    The United States on Monday vowed to support Mozambique after a prolonged assault on the key northern town of Palma by Islamic State-linked extremists waging...

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    UN Security Council to meet Wednesday on Myanmar: diplomats

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 07:59pm on March 29, 2021

    Britain has called for an emergency UN Security Council meeting on the situation in Myanmar, where scores of anti-coup protesters were killed over the weekend...

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    N Korea accuses UN Security Council of double standards

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:30pm on March 29, 2021

    Nuclear-armed North Korea accused the United Nations Security Council of double standards on Monday ahead of a meeting on its latest missile test...