Day: January 29, 2017

WITH 2.2 MILLION AFGHANS FEARED TO BE ON THE MOVE, UN AGENCY TO BEGIN TRACKING DISPLACEMENTS, AID RELIEF

29/01/2017

People return from Pakistan to Afghanistan at Torkham Crossing in the Nagarhar Province. Photo: OCHA (file)   WITH 2.2 MILLION AFGHANS FEARED TO BE ON THE MOVE, UN AGENCY TO BEGIN TRACKING DISPLACEMENTS, AID RELIEF Amid concerns of a severe humanitarian crisis induced by sudden return home of hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees and […]

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UN DAILY NEWS from the UNITED NATIONS NEWS SERVICE 27 January, 2017

29/01/2017

WARNING AGAINST RISING INTOLERANCE, UN REMEMBERS HOLOCAUST AND CONDEMNS ANTI-SEMITISM Decrying the anti-Semitism that led to the Holocaust, the international community today remembered millions of people who suffered in the genocide and honoured the survivors who continue to educate future generations about the ills that hatred and discrimination can bring. Calling the Holocaust “an unparalleled […]

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UN News Centre with breaking news from the UN News Service

29/01/2017

Displaced children and adults in Syria are seen in a vehicle after fleeing from ISIL-controlled areas in rural Raqqa to Ain Issa, the main staging point for displaced families, some 50 kilometres north of Raqqa city. Photo: UNICEF/Delil Soulaiman   UN AGENCIES EXPRESS HOPE US WILL CONTINUE LONG TRADITION OF PROTECTING THOSE FLEEING CONFLICT, PERSECUTION […]

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY RESPONSE TO RECENT LITIGATION

29/01/2017

The Department of Homeland Security will continue to enforce all of the president’s Executive Orders in a manner that ensures the safety and security of the American people. The president’s Executive Orders remain in place—prohibited travel will remain prohibited, and the U.S. government retains its right to revoke visas at any time if required for […]

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