U.N. chief warns of unprecedented 'catastrophe' in Syria's Aleppo

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U.N. chief warns of unprecedented 'catastrophe' in Syria's Aleppo

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on Tuesday of an unprecedented "humanitarian catastrophe" in Syria's Aleppo and urged Russia and the United States to quickly reach a deal on a ceasefire in the city and elsewhere in the country.

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U.N.'s Ban condemns Yemen school attack, coalition says Houthi facility targeted

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U.N.'s Ban condemns Yemen school attack, coalition says Houthi facility targeted

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned an air strike on a school in northern Yemen that killed 10 children and called for an investigation, while the Saudi-led coalition said the attack had targeted a training facility run by the Houthi group.

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Women leaders: Step it up for gender equality

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Women leaders: Step it up for gender equality

The Vietnam Women’s Association has chaired a conference in Hanoi attended by many high level officials in government reviewing the nation’s progress in giving effect to gender equality.

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Organisation in France calls for China’s respect for East Sea ruling

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Organisation in France calls for China’s respect for East Sea ruling

The Council of Representatives of French and Vietnamese Associations (CRAFV) has issued a petition calling on China to respect the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) ruling on the Philippines lawsuit against China’s claims in the East Sea.

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Russia open to extending Aleppo ceasefire: UN

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Russia open to extending Aleppo ceasefire: UN

GENEVA: Russia is considering extending a three-hour daily ceasefire in Aleppo, the UN envoy for Syria said Thursday (Aug 11), insisting a 48-hour halt in fighting was needed to bring in aid.

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U.N. warns of humanitarian disaster in Aleppo

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The United Nations is calling for an urgent humanitarian ceasefire in Aleppo, saying two million residents lack access to running water or electricity.

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Syria fighting threatens cutoff in aid to civilians: U.S.

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The U.S. urges the U.N. Security Council not to allow intense fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo to stop civilians from receiving humanitarian aid.

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Islamic State captures up to 3,000 fleeing Iraqis: UNHCR

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Islamic State captures up to 3,000 fleeing Iraqis: UNHCR

Islamic State fighters may have captured up to 3,000 fleeing Iraqi villagers on Thursday and subsequently executed 12 of them, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said in a daily report on events in Iraq.

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VN’s e-Government jumps ten spots

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VN’s e-Government jumps ten spots

VGP – Viet Nam leaped ten spots to the 89th place out of 193 countries and territories in e-Government, according to the UN e-Government survey 2016.

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UN council to meet after N. Korea missile lands near Japan

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The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday to discuss Pyongyang's launch of a ballistic missile that for the first time landed in Japanese-controlled waters.

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U.S. warplanes launch bombing campaign on Islamic State in Libya

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U.S. warplanes launch bombing campaign on Islamic State in Libya

U.S. planes bombed Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday, responding to the U.N.-backed government's request to help push the militants from their former stronghold of Sirte in what U.S. officials described as the start of a sustained campaign against the extremist group in the city.

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Vietnamese students speak at UN General Assembly

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Vietnamese students speak at UN General Assembly

On July 29, the 60 students, three of whom are Vietnamese, selected as winners of the 2016 Many Languages, One World® international essay contest had their voices heard at the UN General Assembly.

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Indonesia rejects international pleas to halt executions

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Indonesia rejects international pleas to halt executions

Indonesia Thursday rejected appeals from the UN and EU to halt the execution of 14 drug convicts including foreigners, as speculation mounted they could face the firing squad in a matter of hours.

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Australia prison abuse could violate torture conventions: U.N.

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Australia prison abuse could violate torture conventions: U.N.

The use of hoods, restraints and teargas on Australian aboriginal children in youth detention centers by police, as shown in footage released this week, could violate the U.N. treaty barring torture, a top U.N. official said on Thursday.

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Portugal's Guterres leads first-round vote for UN chief

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Portugal's Guterres leads first-round vote for UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: Antonio Guterres, Portugal's ex-prime minister who was UN refugee chief for 10 years, led the closely watched first straw poll vote on Thursday (Jul 21) to pick the next UN secretary-general, diplomats said.

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