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UN raises funding appeal to $816 million for Pakistan

05-10-2022 Bureau Report + Agencies GENEVA/ ISLAMABAD: Julien Harneis, Humanitarian Coordinator for Pakistan, told journalists in Geneva on Monday that there would be an increase in child morbidity, disease outbreaks such as malaria, dengue fever, and increased malnutrition, unless assistance was forthcoming. The Government needs support to bolster health, nutrition, …

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Colombia & ELN rebels agree to restart peace talks

05-10-2022 BOGOTA: Colombia’s government and the left-wing National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group have announced that they will reestablish peace talks that were suspended in 2018. Delegations of Colombia’s government and the ELN will restart negotiations after the first week of November, the parties said in a statement on Tuesday …

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Iran ready to work with UN for Int’l peace: Raisi

04-10-2022 TEHRAN: The president of Iran expressed the country’s readiness to use its regional capacities in cooperation with the United Nations to contribute to regional and international peace and welfare. On Monday evening, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi had a telephone conversation with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. In response to …

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Switzerland has ‘systemic’ racism issues, UNHRC

04-10-2022 GENEVA: Switzerland has a serious systemic problem with racism against people of African descent, according to a report presented to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday, giving a broad range of examples from police brutality to a children’s game. The UN-appointed working group noted positive measures taken by …

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