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UN health agency fills gap in HIV treatm New York, Jan 4 (Just Earth News): Just a few weeks ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) began distributing much-needed anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to patients living with HIV in Libya, following the country’s collapse in medical services and inability to provide life-saving drugs. 04-Jan-2017
Secretary-General António Guterres cite New York, Jan 3 (Just Earth News): On his first day in office, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for teamwork, telling staff at the world body’s New York Headquarters that it is not enough to the “do the right thing, we need to earn the right to do the right thing.” 03-Jan-2017
Turkey Attack: Manhunt for gunman contin Istanbul, Jan 3 (IBNS): The Turkish Police have arrested 12 people so far as manhunt to nab the attacker who killed 39 people during a new year eve party at a nightclub here continued, media reports said on Tuesday. 03-Jan-2017
Iraq: UN envoy strongly condemns Baghdad New York, Jan 3 (Just Earth News): The United Nations envoy for Iraq has strongly condemned on Mondays triple bombings in Baghdad in which large numbers of civilians were killed and injured. 03-Jan-2017
Brazil: Prison riot claims lives of more Brasilia, Jan 2 (IBNS): More than 50 inmates were killed as a riot broke inside a prison in the Brazil's Amazon jungle city of Manaus, media reports said. 03-Jan-2017
IS claims responsibility for Istanbul at Istanbul, Jan 2 (IBNS): Militant group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack at a night club in Turkey's capital Istanbul on Saturday, reports said. 02-Jan-2017
Turkey attack: Manhunt underway for shoo Istanbul, Jan 2 (IBNS): A manhunt is currently on to nab the unknown person, who attacked a nightclub in Turkish capital Istanbul on Saturday, media reports said. 02-Jan-2017
Security Council strongly condemns terro New York, Jan 2 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Sunday denounced a terrorist attack at a night club in Istanbul, Turkey, on 1 January, during which at least 39 people were killed and at least 69 were injured. 02-Jan-2017
New UN chief Guterres pledges to make 2 New York, Jan 1 (Just Earth News): On his first day at the helm of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday pledged to make 2017 a year for peace. 01-Jan-2017
Syria: Security Council unites in suppo New York, Jan 1 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Sunday unanimously adopted a resolution welcoming and supporting the efforts by Russia and Turkey to end violence in Syria and jumpstart a political process for the war-torn Middle Eastern country. 01-Jan-2017
UN welcomes signing of political agreeme New York, Jan 1 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday welcomed the signing on Sunday in Kinshasa, by the opposition and the Majorité présidentielle, of a political agreement on the holding of elections in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and transitional arrangements leading up to the polls. 01-Jan-2017
Indonesia: Ferry catches fire, 23 killed Jakarta, Jan 1 (IBNS): A ferry caught fire off the Indonesian coast which killed at least 23 people, media reports said on Sunday. 01-Jan-2017
39 killed, 40 injured in Turkey night cl Istanbul, Jan 1 (IBNS): At least 39 people were killed, including 16 foreign nationals, and 40 others were injured during an attack at a nightclub in Turkish capital Istanbul on Sunday, media reports said. 01-Jan-2017
Turkey night club attack: 35 killed Istanbul, Jan 1 (IBNS): At least 35 people were killed during an attack at a nightclub in Turkish capital Istanbul on Sunday, media reports said. 01-Jan-2017
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