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WHO: New Oral Treatment More Effective in Combating Multidrug-Resistant TB

GENEVA Tuberculosis has plagued humans for thousands of years and continues to do so. In advance of this year’s World TB Day, March 24, the World Health Organization is issuing a call to action to eradicate the disease by 2030.As part of these efforts,…

AP Explains: Why Southern African Cyclone Is So Shattering

Arab, African Youths Play Active Role In Building Future: Egypt’s President

Human Rights

Humanitarian innovation faces rethink as innovators take stock

More than 800 research and innovation units, labs, and other initiatives have sprouted in recent years across the UN and NGO world, accelerated by a global conference on the state of the humanitarian system. But innovation strategy is changing fast, an…

BoBC Auction Results

DCI lost 0.04 percent year to date

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Chinese Visit to Italy Seeks Closer Ties, Stirs Suspicions

MILAN At the heart of Chinese Premier Xi Jingping’s visit to Rome beginning Thursday is a key prize: A deal to make Italy the first major democracy to join China’s ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure project that has raised concerns about Beijing’s …

Cyclone Idai: ‘Massive disaster’ in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

Aid, refugees, and peacekeeping at stake in new Western Sahara talks

Medical/Health Care

Algerians Hold Biggest Anti-Bouteflika Protests

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people crammed into central Algiers on Friday, Reuters witnesses said, in the biggest protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s 20-year rule since unrest began last month.Bouteflika on Monday reversed a decision…


Ad Hoc Committee on Gender Equality briefed on progress regarding filling of vacancies at Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)

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Mozambique: Cyclone Idai Flash Update No. 4, 18 March 2019

The death toll from Cyclone Idai’s landfall has reportedly risen to at least 84 and the President has said that it could rise above 1,000, according to media reports. Heavy rainfall is projected to continue in Sofala and Manica provinces from 19 to 21 …

Burkina Faso: Thousands of people fleeing violence need help

Burkina Faso: Thousands of people fleeing violence need help


Panellists Share Best Practices, Discuss Ways to Strength Institutional Frameworks for South-South Cooperation, During Second Day of High-Level Conference

BUENOS AIRES, The Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) held three panel discussions today, tackling ways to expand the exchange of resources and know-how, strengthen institutional frameworks, and use Souther…

Tax Authority Warns it Will Name Corrupt South Sudan Officials

UN Calls Cyclone Idai One of Southern Hemisphere’s Worst Storms