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Daily Archives: September 22, 2017

Russia Supports Donald Trump National Sovereignty Policy

New York (ABC Live): Donald Trump National Sovereignty Policy: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov endorsed at the United Nations General Assembly today United States President Donald Trump’s affirmation of the primacy of national sovereignty in international affairs. “The world keeps changing,” he told the 72nd annual general debate, citing last December’s Assembly resolution on the ‘promotion of a democratic …

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UNGA Accredits DTG HIV Treatment Regimen

New York (ABC Live): DTG HIV Treatment Regimen: Senior United Nations officials today welcomed a breakthrough pricing agreement by global partners to accelerate the availability in low- and middle-income countries of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment regimen. “What we are talking about today with this life-changing announcement is about the quality of medicine, is about equity, is about …

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South Korea Argues More Active UN Role in DPRK Crisis

New York (ABC Live): DPRK Crisis : The United Nations must play a more active role in resolving the crisis posed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) nuclear and missile programmes, both by promoting dialogue and through sanctions, Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in told world leaders today. “The most important role the United Nations is asked …

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UNSC Approves Probe into ISIL War Crimes in Iraq

New York (ABC Live): ISIL War Crimes : The United Nations Security Council today authorised the establishment of an investigation team to support Iraq’s domestic efforts to hold the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) accountable for acts that may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed in the country. According to the unanimously adopted …

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UNESCO Confirms 617 Million Children Not Learning

New York (ABC Live):UNESCO : About 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, signalling “a learning crisis” that could threaten progress on global development goals, a report from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows. “The figures are staggering both in terms of the waste of human potential …

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