Vietnam's human development index growth slows

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Vietnam's human development index growth slows

Vietnam ranked 121 out of the 187 countries and territories evaluated by the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) presented in Hanoi Thursday by the UN Development Program (UNDP).

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How U.N. troops defied orders, opened fire and escaped Syrian rebels

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How U.N. troops defied orders, opened fire and escaped Syrian rebels

Early on Aug. 28, al Qaeda-linked militants fighting government forces in Syria crossed a ceasefire line in the Golan Heights on Israel's border and seized 45 Fijians serving in a United Nations peacekeeping force.

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Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics

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Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics

The worst-ever Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2,400 people, the UN said Friday, as Cuba pledged the largest foreign medical team deployed so far in the west African health crisis.

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Syria's Nusra Front releases U.N. peacekeepers

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Dozens of Fijian U.N. peacekeepers, released by al Qaeda-linked group Nusra Front in Syria, arrive in the Golan Heights.

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Global human development report launched

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Global human development report launched

The 2014 Human Development Report was launched in Vietnam on September 11 by the UN Development Programme in collaboration with the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS).

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Syria Al-Qaeda affiliate says will free UN troops

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Syria Al-Qaeda affiliate says will free UN troops

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front has said it will free 45 Fijian UN peacekeepers who it kidnapped after the capture of a border crossing with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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Ebola outbreak 'threatens Liberia's national existence'

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Ebola outbreak 'threatens Liberia's national existence'

Liberia is facing a "serious threat" to its national existence as the deadly Ebola virus "spreads like wildfire" there, its defence minister says.

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U.N. envoy arrives in Damascus on peace mission as war rages

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War rages across Syria as UN Special Envoy Staffan Mistura arrives for his first visit to Damascus, seeking a peaceful resolution to the Syrian conflict

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Ebola infections set to soar in Liberia: WHO

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The World Health Organisation has warned that Liberia is set to see a huge spike in infections from the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa, with thousands of new cases imminent.

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ASEAN renews commitment to human rights promotion

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ASEAN has renewed its commitment to protecting and promoting human rights at the 27 th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which commenced in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 8.

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New U.N. rights boss warns of 'house of blood' in Iraq, Syria

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New U.N. rights boss warns of 'house of blood' in Iraq, Syria

The new U.N. human rights chief urged world powers on Monday to protect women and minorities targeted by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, saying the fighters were trying to create a "house of blood".

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New U.N. rights boss warns of "house of blood" in Iraq, Syria

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New U.N. rights boss warns of 'house of blood' in Iraq, Syria

The new U.N. human rights chief urged world powers on Monday to protect women and minorities targeted by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, saying the fighters were trying to create a "house of blood".

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U.N. to set up Ebola crisis center, aims to stop spread in six to nine months

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U.N. to set up Ebola crisis center, aims to stop spread in six to nine months

The United Nations plans to set up an Ebola crisis center to coordinate the response to the deadly virus and to strive to halt its spread in West African countries in six to nine months, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Friday.

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IAEA sees signs North Korea reactor may be operating

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IAEA sees signs North Korea reactor may be operating

The U.N. nuclear watchdog said it has seen releases of steam and water indicating that North Korea may be operating a reactor, in the latest update on a plant that experts say could make plutonium for atomic bombs.

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U.N. says $600 mln needed to tackle Ebola as deaths top 1,900

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U.N. says $600 mln needed to tackle Ebola as deaths top 1,900

WASHINGTON/CONAKRY, Sept 3 - The United Nations said $600 million in supplies would be needed to fight West Africa's Ebola outbreak, as the death toll from the worst ever epidemic of the virus topped 1,900 and Guinea warned it had penetrated a new part of the country.

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