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World migration down 30 percent due to pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has slowed global migration by nearly 30 percent, with around two million fewer people than predicted migrating between 2019 and 2020, according to a UN report released on Friday Some 281 million people were living outside their country of…
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Yemen in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine in decades: UN

War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen in decades, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned Friday. “In the absence of immediate action, millions of lives may be lost,” Guterres said of the country that has endured a…
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'Enough is enough': China attacks US at Security Council

China on Thursday lashed out at the United States at a high-level UN meeting over its criticism on the coronavirus, with its envoy declaring, “Enough is enough!” Two days after President Donald Trump used his annual address to the General Assembly to attack…
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UN official accuses industry of abandoning malaria patients

The UN official responsible for the fight against malaria today accused the pharmaceutical industry of abandoning the carriers of this disease to produce tests for the new coronavirus, leading to the interruption of treatments that can unprotect half a million people. The…