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New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday kicked off in Geneva a dialogue on protection challenges with a stark warning: the tragedy of forced displacement has deepened – one year after the world pledged to improve its response to refugee situations.

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Setback for Trump as Democrat Jones wins Alabama Senate election

Washington DC, Dec 13 (JEN): In a stunning setback for resident Donald Trump, Democrat Doug Jones, has won the Senate seat in the deeply conservative southern state of Alabama, media r ...

UN and partners launch $4.4 billion regional appeal for more than five million Syrian refugees

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): A more than $4 billion appeal has
been launched to support what one senior United Nations official
called on Tuesday “a lost ge ...

Venezuela: Maduro bars opposition from taking part in next Presidential polls

Caracas, Dec 11 (JEN): Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has barred opposition parties from taking part in Presidential polls, scheduled for 2018.

Angry Trump slams US media, calls it 'a stain' on America

Washington, Dec 11 (JEN): An angry Donald Trump slammed the US media, after a Washington Post journalist riled him with a picture from the President's Pensacola speech.

Peaceful conduct of elections 'historic moment' for Nepal, says UN chief

New York, Dec 10(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the holding of the two-phased State and Federal elections and congratulates the ...

'Genocide should not be part of our present or our future,' UN adviser says on day to honour victims

New York, Dec 10(Just Earth News): The United Nations office that coordinates efforts on genocide prevention has launched an appeal for Member States to ratify the 1948 genocide conven ...

Security Council considers measures to support regional force in the Sahel

New York, Dec 9 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution clarifying the ways in which the international community, including the UN mission ...

Trump's Jerusalem gamble 'unites' the Muslim world

Washington, Dec 9 (JEN): Even before he took oath as the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump had been a much discussed topic in the Muslim world, mostly generating ...

UN Security Council holds special meeting on Middle East

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News): The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is briefing the Security Council on Friday on the situati ...