FROM THE FIELD: Chicken wings, hunger and the Super Bowl

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WFP says Americans spent around $17 billion on food, drinks, party supplies and other paraphernalia to mark the 2020 Super Bowl, the flagship event...

Myanmar: Respect people’s rights to peaceful assembly, UN human rights office...

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According to media reports, many people took to the streets in Myanmar’s commercial hub, Yangon, on Saturday to protest the military’s takeover and the...

Hopes and fears of mother-to-be in Afghanistan

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Arfia Omid works for the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Afghanistan where one in three girls are married before their 18th birthday and only...

New ICC ruling ‘opens the door’ for justice in occupied Palestine...

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 “This offers profound hope to those who believe that consequences, not condonation, must be the answer to the commission of grave crimes”, said...

Libya: ‘Historic moment’ as UN-led forum selects new interim leadership

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The winning slate at talks in Geneva, saw Mohammad Younes Menfi, selected President of the Presidency of the Presidency Council, where he will serve with...

UN stands ready to support relief, in aftermath of deadly India...

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UN humanitarians and partners are working hard to assist the people of Bangladesh and India suffering from the impact of Cyclone Amphan, which...

‘No place’ for coups in today’s world, UN chief tells Myanmar military 

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On the opening day of a new UN Human Rights Council session on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated his “full support to the people of Myanmar”, three weeks after the military takeover that...

DR Congo: Lives and futures of three million children at risk,...

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Whole villages have been set ablaze, health centres and schools ransacked, and entire families – including children – hacked to death, in a...

Loss of autonomy in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir threatens minorities’ rights...

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“The loss of autonomy and the imposition of direct rule by the Government in New Delhi suggests the people of Jammu and Kashmir...

FROM THE FIELD: Life after conflict in the Central African Republic...

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Conflict and insecurity in the Central African Republic (CAR) has taken a heavy toll on civilians for many years.  In 2004 Aicha was brutalized...

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