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Dozens killed by armed groups in DR Congo: UN

United Nations | Xinhua | Dozens of civilians were killed in attacks by armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the weekend, a United Nations spokesman said on Monday. According to preliminary reports, the armed group CODECO killed at least 20 civilians on Sunday in DRC’s Ituri …

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UN chief condemns deadly attack at DR Congo church

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned a deadly attack at a church in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), his spokesman said on Sunday. Citing preliminary reports, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman, said at least 12 civilians were killed and 50 others injured when …

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UN launches 2023 humanitarian response plan for South Sudan

United Nations | Xinhua | A humanitarian response plan worth 1.7 billion U.S. dollars for South Sudan was launched on Tuesday to help 6.8 million of the most vulnerable people in the next year, a UN spokesman said. The 2023 campaign aims to aid victims of conflict, climate shocks and protracted …

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M23 kills 131 civilians in eastern DRC: UN

United Nations | Xinhua | In the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last week, M23 rebels killed at least 131 civilians, including 17 women and 12 children, a UN spokesman said on Thursday. “An additional 8 people were shot and wounded, 60 people were abducted and at least 22 …

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Horn of Africa hit by drought, cholera: UN

United Nations | Xinhua | Amid the worst drought in 40 years, Horn of Africa countries have been hit by outbreaks of cholera and acute watery diarrhea, while fighting in northern Ethiopia continues, a UN spokesman said on Friday. The start of the October-December rains has been poor, and rainfall will …

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Peacekeeping troop rotations resume in Mali: UN

United Nations | Xinhua | The rotation of peacekeeping troops in and out of Mali has resumed after a month’s suspension by the Malian government, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday. The rotations began Monday with a contingent from Bangladesh, said Stephane Dujarric, chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. About …

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UN approves Turkey’s request to change name to Türkiye

United Nations | Xinhua | The United Nations on Wednesday granted Turkey’s request to change its name from Turkey to Türkiye, Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, told reporters. The change came into force immediately at the time when the world body received a letter from Turkish Foreign Minister …

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Horn of Africa hunger could soar to 20 mln by year end: UN

United Nations | Xinhua | Drought and Ukraine conflict fallout could increase hunger in the Horn of Africa from 14 million people to 20 million by year’s end, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday. Stephane Dujarric, the chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said the hardest-hit countries face increasing hunger …

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UN chief looks forward to working with U.S. President-elect Biden

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres looks forward to working with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, according to the UN chief’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric on Monday. Guterres “was pleased to speak (over phone) with President-elect Joseph R. Biden today to extend his personal congratulations to the President-elect,” …

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