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    NGOs call for $5.5b to save 34m from famine

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:17am on April 21, 2021

    More than 260 non-governmental organisations signed an open letter Tuesday urging governments to donate $5.5 billion to prevent famine from reaching 34 million people in...

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    Greta backs Covid vaccine inequity fight

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:01am on April 21, 2021

    Greta Thunberg slammed the ‘tragedy’ of vaccine inequity as the Swedish climate campaigner called Monday for the world’s most vulnerable to be prioritised for Covid-19...

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    Myanmar may face Syria-style conflict: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:08am on April 14, 2021

    The UN rights chief warned Tuesday of possible crimes against humanity in Myanmar and said it seemed to be heading towards a massive conflict like...

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    WHO urges halt to sale of live wild mammals in food markets

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:01am on April 14, 2021

    The World Health Organisation called on Tuesday for a halt to the sale of live wild mammals in food markets to prevent the emergence of...

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    Ban selling live wild mammals in food markets: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 03:00pm on April 13, 2021

    The World Health Organisation on Tuesday called for a halt to the sale of live wild mammals in food markets to prevent the emergence of...

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    WHO slams vaccine imbalance between rich, poor nations

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:43am on April 11, 2021

    The World Health Organisation on Friday condemned the chasm between rich and poor nations in accessing coronavirus vaccines, saying more than a dozen countries were...

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    UN ‘very concerned’ for life of Sheikha Latifa

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:38am on April 10, 2021

    The UN said Friday it was ‘very concerned’ for Dubai’s Sheikha Latifa, two months after having asked the United Arab Emirates for proof that the...

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    UN ‘appalled’ by deadly Darfur clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:32am on April 10, 2021

    The United Nations said on Friday it was ‘appalled’ by the resurgence of violence in Sudan’s West Darfur region, saying all tribes responsible for the...

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    Montreux Jazz Festival to head to the lake in July

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:13pm on April 01, 2021

    The renowned Montreux Jazz Festival will go ahead in July despite the coronavirus pandemic, but will take place in part outdoors on the waters of...

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    WTO to work with Europeans on legality of EU carbon tax plan

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:40pm on April 01, 2021

    The World Trade Organisation will work with a number of European countries to ensure a proposed EU carbon tax will respect international trade rules, the...

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