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    Ten UN peacekeepers killed in attack in Mali

    Reuters . Bamako | Updated at 09:44pm on January 20, 2019

    Gunmen killed at least eight Chadian UN peacekeepers in an attack Sunday on one of their bases in northern Mali, multiple sources reported.The UN spokesman...

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    Myanmar too slow: UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:17am on January 20, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as ‘too slow’ Myanmar’s efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress...

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    The best-selling brand today is fear: UN chief

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Warning against the dangers of widespread fear and mistrust in the planet, the United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres on Friday said that he wanted...

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    UNSG finds Bangladesh polls ‘not perfect’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    The United Nations secretary general, Antonio Guterres, on Friday said the 11th parliamentary election in Bangladesh was ‘not perfect’ and called for meaningful dialogue among...

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    Myanmar ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:20am on January 19, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as ‘too slow’ Myanmar’s efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress...

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    Guterres finds fear latest best-selling brand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37am on January 19, 2019

    United Nations secretary general António Guterres has uttered a warning against the dangers of ‘widespread fear and mistrust in our planet,’ saying ‘The best-selling brand...

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    One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:25am on January 17, 2019

    A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to the findings of...

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    Palestinians launch bid for full UN membership

    Agence-France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    The Palestinians will launch a bid to become a full member of the United Nations even though such a move will be blocked by the...

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    One third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years

    Reuters . United Nations | Updated at 11:16am on January 16, 2019

    One third of United Nations staff and contractors experienced sexual harassment in the past two years, according to a report released by the United Nations...

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    Myanmar delays UN refugee chief’s visit

    Agence France-Presse . United States | Updated at 01:18pm on January 15, 2019

    Myanmar has postponed a planned visit by the UN refugee chief to Rakhine state following renewed fighting between security forces and insurgents, a spokesman said...

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