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Trump Fights Back as Democrats Home In on Impeachment

WHITE HOUSE – As Marie Yovanovitch took the witness stand during impeachment inquiry hearings on Friday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter, launching an attack on the ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.”Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad,…

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Speakers Call for Accelerated Progress in Women, Peace, Security Agenda, as Security Council Concludes Debate

More than 35 speakers today continued the call for accelerated progress towards women’s empowerment in conflict situations, as the Security Council concluded its open debate from last week on the women, peace and security agenda.That 29 October meeting…

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New Permanent Representative of Pakistan Presents Credentials

Munir Akram, the new Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres today.Mr. Akram served in the same capacity from 2002 to 2008, having been the country’s Permanent Repre…

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The 2nd China International Import Expo opens in Shanghai

Shanghai (SONNA)-President of People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping on Tuesday opened China International Important Expo (CIIE) at financial city of Shanghai, in attendance of leaders, and entrepreneurs from over 64 countries across the world, calling…

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Somalia Rainfall Forecast – Issued: 05 November 2019

The last 24 hours saw moderate to heavy rains in parts of Juba and Shabelle basins. Belet Weyne in Hiraan recorded 39mm, which has only made it worse for the town currently under water. Wanle Weyne in Lower Shabelle recorded 38mm. A few places in Nugaa…

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Wide Participation in Human Rights Council Vital for Investigating Abuses around World, President Tells Third Committee, as Some Decry Double Standards

Representatives of Egypt, Myanmar Reject Entrenched Bias, Polarization, Call for Objectivity, ImpartialityThe President of the Human Rights Council highlighted the wide participation of stakeholders in its work � from small island developing States and…

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Somalia Weekly Polio Update: Week 42, 2019

Situation Update The Somalia Polio Programme has not confirmed any new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in children with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) since 8 May 2019. The last case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovi…

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Third Committee Delegates Applaud Gains in Children’s Access to Health Care, Legal Protections, while Decrying Deadly Impact of Conflict on Their Development

Dark Reality of War Shapes How Young People Imagine Themselves, Afghanistan’s Representative SaysDelegates highlighted improvements in children’s access to health care and vaccination coverage, while also underscoring the importance of young people’s p…

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Somalia Partnership Forum concludes with a new plan of action for the country

Mogadishu, 03 October�The Somalia Partnership Forum ended in Mogadishu on Wednesday with an agreement by the Federal Government of Somalia and its partners to work together to address the challenges that still daunt Somalia, including the need to gener…

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Terms of Reference – Regional Education Cluster: Somalia (14/08/2019)

Regional Education Cluster: SomaliaSomalia Education Cluster has 8 Regional Education Clusters in Central South Somalia. The purpose of the Regional Clusters is to ensure strong coordination and collaboration of Education Cluster Partners working in th…