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26 июня, 08:00

On International Day Against Drug Abuse, UN urges collective action to realize global commitments

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To mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the United Nations is calling on all countries to honour their commitments to address the scourge and to ensure that steps to do so are consistent with human rights and promote equality, peace, security and sustainable development.

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25 июня, 08:00

Secretary-General extends condolences to victims in oil tanker truck explosion in Pakistan

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres “is saddened” to learn of the large number of deaths and injured following today's explosion of an oil tanker truck in eastern Pakistan, his spokesperson has said.

25 июня, 08:00

With hidden lives vital to our own, 'seafarers matter,' says UN on International Day

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Highlighting the challenges faced by seafarers – women and men sailing and working aboard ships – the United Nations International Maritime Organization has called on everyone around the world to show appreciation for their vital contributions.

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24 июня, 08:00

UN chief 'saddened' by loss of life and devastation caused by landslide in China

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres “is saddened” to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by the landslide in China's southwestern province of Sichuan, his spokesperson said today.

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24 июня, 08:00

Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200,000 – UN

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Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world, with suspected cases exceeding 200,000 and the number increasing at an average of 5,000 a day, the United Nations warned today.

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24 июня, 08:00

In Haiti, Security Council spotlights opportunities for country's reform towards stability and development

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Wrapping up a three-day visit to Haiti, a Security Council delegation today stressed that it has accomplished the objectives of the mission, including a first-hand look into how best the United Nations could contribute to the country's lasting stability and development.

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24 июня, 00:28

INTERVIEW: Afghans need to see their Government taking the reins – UN envoy

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Afghans need to see their Government taking the reins for security in the country, delivering much needed services and creating jobs, says the United Nations envoy to the country, Tadamichi Yamamoto.  

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23 июня, 08:00

Lake Chad Basin: UNICEF warns 5.6 million children at risk of waterborne diseases in rainy season

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More than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrhoeal infections, as the rainy season begins in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today.

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23 июня, 08:00

Country-level action 'new frontier' for tackling soil pollution – UN agriculture agency

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Nitrogen and metals, like lead and mercury, can strain farmable land by polluting soil, and damaging plants, and ultimately, posing risks to food security, according to the United Nations agriculture agency.

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23 июня, 08:00

On International Day, UN says widows' rights to independent life, livelihood after loss must be ensured

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Whether they are single, married, separated or widowed, women must be able to enjoy the inviolable right that they are not dependent on anyone, the United Nations has said, marking International Widow's Day.

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23 июня, 08:00

Civilian casualties continue to rise in Yemen, warns UN human rights office

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The United Nations Human Rights Office in Yemen continues to document reports of civilian casualties in the conflict and had verified 49 civilian deaths over the past month, a UN spokesperson said today.

23 июня, 08:00

UN opens international probe into alleged abuses in DR Congo's Kasai provinces

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The United Nations today opened an international investigation into alleged killings, mutilations and destruction of entire villages in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) restive Kasai provinces.