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Mali Must Bolster Security, Governance, Analysts Say

In winning a second term as Mali's president on Thursday, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has another chance to tackle challenges ranging from curbing insecurity to improving the legal system and economy, analysts say.The 73-year-old Keita garnered 67 percent o...

Mali Must Bolster Security, Governance, Analysts Say

In winning a second term as Mali's president on Thursday, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has another chance to tackle challenges ranging from curbing insecurity to improving the legal system and economy, analysts say.The 73-year-old Keita garnered 67 percent o...

Helping farmers helps peace

Rome - Civil wars and conflicts have increased markedly in the past decade, leading to the recent reverse of a steady trend towards reducing hunger.They take their heaviest toll on rural communities engaged in agriculture. Wheat output in Syria has

Helping farmers helps peace

Rome - Civil wars and conflicts have increased markedly in the past decade, leading to the recent reverse of a steady trend towards reducing hunger.They take their heaviest toll on rural communities engaged in agriculture. Wheat output in Syria has

Speakers Make Human Rights Case for Adequate Housing, Greater Public Space in Urban Areas, as High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Continues Session

The High level Political Forum on Sustainable Development turned its attention today to the world's many fast growing cities, with speakers making the human rights case for housing and highlighting the urgent need to conserve and expand public space in...

Speakers Make Human Rights Case for Adequate Housing, Greater Public Space in Urban Areas, as High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Continues Session

The High level Political Forum on Sustainable Development turned its attention today to the world's many fast growing cities, with speakers making the human rights case for housing and highlighting the urgent need to conserve and expand public space in...

United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Aid for People Affected by Conflict in Nigeria and Surrounding Countries

The United States announces more than $112 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help people in Nigeria and surrounding countries in the Lake Chad region affected by the ongoing crisis. Nearly a decade of conflict perpetuated by Boko Haram a...

SIERRA LEONE WAR CRIMINAL WALK FREE AFTER ENDING JAIL TERM

THE HAGUE-- An ex-Sierra Leone militia leader walked free on Monday after serving a 15-year sentence, the first to complete a term imposed for crimes in the country's civil war, a UN court said.The Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone