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Aid for majority of largest group of refugees in West Africa threatened: UN

UNITED NATIONS— A lack of funding threatens assistance for most of the 575,00 refugees in Chad, the largest number of refugees in West Africa, a UN spokesman has said.    “The World Food Programme (WFP) may be forced to drastically cut assistance for up to 300,000 refugees from Sudan, the Central African Republic, Nigeria and […]

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Poor African nations to receive Ukraine grain shipments first – Turkish president

ANKARA— Impoverished nations in Africa will be given priority regarding new grain shipments from Ukraine, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says. Russian President Vladimir Putin had suggested prioritizing countries including Somalia, Djibouti and Sudan, Erdoğan told his party members in parliament, adding that he agreed with the idea. Ankara’s diplomatic efforts helped convince Moscow to […]

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UN Study: One-Third of Planet’s Major Glaciers Will Be Gone by 2050

A new United Nations study concludes that one-third of the world’s major glaciers will be gone by 2050 at their current rate of melting. The study, released Thursday, was conducted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The research focused on […]

Health Services

Climate-Related Disease Outbreaks Surge in Greater Horn of Africa

The United Nations reports that up to 222 million people globally are facing acute hunger — and that 47 million of them in the Greater Horn of Africa. Most parts of the region are battling the worst drought in 40 years. After four consecutive years of drought and a fifth season of failed rains looming, […]

Press Releases

CCTV+ : Script de « In the Name of Youth »

PÉKIN, 3 novembre 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ruijin, berceau de la République populaire de Chine, a donné naissance à quantité d’innovations dans l’histoire. Le village de Songping est un site historique. Sur un mur, on peut lire quelques essais, aux lignes grossières mais au style délicat, qui semblent être des griffonnages d’élèves. En fait, ces essais ont […]