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Executive Director of UNWOMEN, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
Executive Director of UNWOMEN, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

Mlambo-Ngcuka calls on countries to ensure laws protect women

Friday 6 March 2015 07:28

The United Nations (UN) official driving the global women’s agenda has called on countries to ensure that laws enacted to protect women and girls are enforceable with strict consequences.

Mlambo-Ngcuka calls on countries to ensure laws protect women

Friday 6 March 2015 07:28

The United Nations (UN) official driving the global women’s agenda has called on countries to ensure that laws enacted to protect women and girls are enforceable with strict consequences.

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Family of slain Missouri teen to file wrongful death lawsuit

Thursday 5 March 2015 20:33

The parents of black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot dead in August by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, will file a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

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The UN wants to know what matters most to you?

Thursday 5 March 2015 15:02

The United Nations and Nelson Mandela Foundation are collaborating in a consultative process to raise awareness about a global survey known as MY World.

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North Korea to reopen Pyongyang marathon to foreign runners

Thursday 5 March 2015 07:12

North Korea is set to reopen an international marathon to overseas runners after ending a ban on most foreigners entering the country because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus.

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Demanding Iran's 'capitulation' is no way to secure nuclear deal: Kerr

Thursday 5 March 2015 07:03

Simply demanding Iran's capitulation is no way to get a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, United States (US) Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.

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U.S. Justice dept finds racial bias in Ferguson police practices

Wednesday 4 March 2015 20:08

The U.S. Justice Department has concluded that the Ferguson, Missouri, police department routinely engages in racially biased practices.

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Tsarnaev goes on trial in Boston Marathon bombing

Wednesday 4 March 2015 19:54

Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial Wednesday, with prosecutors saying he used a backpack to plant a bomb designed to "tear people apart and create a bloody spectacle."

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Plea for help to find lost catamaran crew via online tool

Wednesday 4 March 2015 19:07

The families say the 'Lost Catamaran and Crew At Sea' application enables people all over the world to search satellite images to assist in locating the missing yachtsmen.

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More than 30 killed in coal mine blast in Ukraine

Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:02

A blast at a coal mine in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk killed more than 30 people, a local official said on Wednesday.

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Democrats, State Department defend Hillary Clinton over email flap

Wednesday 4 March 2015 06:28

Democrats scrambled to contain the fallout for Hillary Clinton, their favoured 2016 presidential candidate, after allegations she inappropriately used her personal email for work.

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