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Myanmar Violence Forces 270,000 People Migration to Bangladesh

New Delhi (ABC Live): Myanmar Violence : The United Nations migration agency today confirmed that 270,000 people have fled violence in Myanmar for safety in Bangladesh over the past two weeks, and the number of new arrivals continues to increase. “Humanitarian agencies are deploying mobile medical teams, installing emergency latrines, providing water, and are distributing tarpaulins for basic shelter and …

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Know Modi Views on BRICS Emerging Markets

New Delhi (ABC Live): BRICS Emerging Markets : Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi addressed the BRICS Emerging Markets and Developing Countries Dialogue, Xiamen September 05, 2017, Following is the Text of his address on the occasion. “Your Excellency President Xi Jinping, my esteemed BRICS Colleagues, Distinguished Leaders I am delighted to be here with you all today. Your countries are …

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Know BRICS Business Council Via Indian Eyes

New Delhi (ABC Live): BRICS Business Council : Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi addressed the Dialogue with BRICS Business Council , Xiamen, China on September 04, 2017, Following is the Text of his address on the occasion. “Intervention by Prime Minister at the Dialogue with BRICS Business Council in Xiamen, China (September 04, 2017) Your Excellencies, President of the New …

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Know What PM Modi Said in 9th BRICS Plenary Session

New Delhi (ABC Live): 9th BRICS Plenary Session : Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi addressed the 9th BRICS Plenary Session, Xiamen, China on September 04, 2017, Following is the Text of his address on the occasion. “Your Excellencies President Xi Jinping, President Jacob Zuma, President Michel Temer, President Vladimir Putin, Let me begin by sincerely thanking President Xi again for …

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Know About 71 Points BRICS Leaders Xiamen Declaration

Xiamen (ABC Live): BRICS Leaders Xiamen Declaration :On 4 September 2017 Leaders of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met on 4 September 2017 in Xiamen, China, at the Ninth BRICS Summit and signed on Xiamen Declaration. “1. We, the Leaders of the …

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UNAOC Discusses Fake News Challenges for Media

New York (ABC Live): Fake News : Amid the increasing proliferation of fake news and the resulting challenges in discerning accurate information from false ones, a United Nations forum today discussed ways to tackle the complex issue as well as equipping the consumers of information with the necessary skills and tools to assess the credibility of any media message and news …

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Global Food Prices Dip in August 2017

Rome (ABC Live): Global Food Prices  : Global food prices dipped in August, mainly as the prospect of bumper cereal harvests pushed up expectations for larger grain inventories, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today. A news release  on Global Food Prices said that the FAO Food Price Index declined 1.3 per cent from July, ending three months …

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UNDP Reports Abuse of Power Forces Africans Youth into Extremism

New York (ABC Live): UNDP Reports : Deprivation, marginalization and perceived state violence or abuse of power are pushing young Africans into the clutches of violent extremism, a groundbreaking study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reveals. “This study sounds the alarm that as a region, Africa’s vulnerability to violent extremism is deepening,” Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UNDP Africa Director, said …

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UN Uses Drone Technology in Its Missions

New York (ABC Live) :  Drone Technology : Drone technology appears to be taking off at the United Nations, with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) being used for various purposes, including in humanitarian, development and peacekeeping operations. Although this technology is not a magic solution, “the promise of drones is really tremendous,” said Christopher Fabian, principal advisor on innovation at the …

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UNFCC,Germany Sign Host Country Agreement for COP23

New Delhi  (ABC Live); COP23 : The government of Germany and the UN today co-signed the bilateral agreement which forms the legal basis for organizing and hosting the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn this year (COP23, 6 – 17 November). The conference, which is organized by the Bonn-based UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and is presided over …

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