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In January, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the Kawrgosik Refugee Camp near Erbil, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, where more than 200,000 refugees from Syria are being hosted by the regional government. As the ambulance stopped in Iraq's
The official outlook for agriculture up to 2023 carries optimistic forecasts for agricultural productivity and commodity prices but it is unlikely that the benefits will be shared by the world's poorest. The mix of good and bad news comes in the 2014-
The two-week long conflict has claimed the lives of more than 620 Palestinians, mostly civilians, including over 230 women and children, and over 3,700 wounded, while the Israeli death toll is 27 soldiers and two civilians. The overwhelming Israeli
Activists argue that water and sanitation must be a stand-alone goal in the post-2015 framework. The United Nations is on the verge of releasing a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) perhaps 17 or more to replace the eight Millennium
Most South Asian nations struggle with the twin problems of early marriage and teenage pregnancy, making it crucial to tackle both simultaneously, experts say. If 22-year-old Rashda Naureen could go back six years in time, she would never have agreed
Angel and Guadalupe Villalobos work near the University of Costa Rica in San Jose. He is a hairdresser at a beauty salon and she distributes fruit for a small business run by this brother and sister. In Latin America, young people are the main link
The new official secrets law in Honduras clamps down on freedom of expression, strengthens corruption and enables public information on defence and security affairs to be kept secret for up to 25 years, according to a confidential report seen by IPS.
The U.N. study singles out the increased access to drinking water sources, an improvement in the lives of slum dwellers and the achievement of gender parity in primary schools. With 17 months before the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reach their
Mauritians protest against the construction of a 100-megawatt (MW) coal power plant in Pointe-aux-Caves, on the west of the island. They say the project will cause irreparable damage to them and the environment of this Indian Ocean island nation.
Garifuna children from Honduras relax at one of the shelters on Mexican migration routes. In early May, the Irapuato Migrants' House, in the centre-west Mexican state of Guanajuato, took in a group of 152 Garifuna Afro-Caribbean people from Honduras.