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Trapped and Trafficked – Fishers Tell of Forced Labor Horror — Global Issues

Adabblah’s experience is far from unique among workers in the world’s fishing fleets. A recent report by the Financial Transparency Coalition, an international grouping...

Gaza Health Workers Struggling to Save Injured Without Medical Supplies, WHO Expert Warns — Global Issues

There are not enough doctors or nurses in the hospitals to accommodate the ever-increasing number of patients. Nasser Medical Complex in Khan Younis is...

UN aid official urges increased support for Niger — Global Issues

Approximately 4.3 million people, over half of them children, have been affected by a multifaceted crisis characterized by conflict, climate-induced disasters, hunger and epidemics....

Iran-Pakistan airstrikes, Sudan war crimes probe, AI and healthcare, human rights in global finance — Global Issues

Iran on Wednesday reportedly carried out surprise attacks both inside Pakistan and Iraq which involved using precision missile and drone strikes targeting Sunni terrorist...

Women’s rights key for Afghanistan’s economic recovery — Global Issues

The report paints a bleak picture of socio-economic conditions since the Taliban returned to power in August 2021, with the erosion of women's rights...

Over 450,000 children institutionalized across Europe, Central Asia — Global Issues

The UN Children’s Fund’s investigation, Pathways to Better Protection, reveals that children with disabilities account for up to 87 per cent of those in...

Cuba’s longest ‘brief’ speech at UN — Global Issues

Answer: 269 minutes“Although we have been given the reputation of speaking at great length, the Assembly need not worry,” Fidel Castro of Cuba said...

Guatemala’s Chance for a New Beginning — Global Issues

Opinion by Ines M Pousadela (montevideo, uruguay)Thursday, January 18, 2024Inter Press ServiceMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Jan 18 (IPS) - Guatemala’s new president, Bernardo Arévalo, was expected...

Gaza health system collapsing, as UN agencies renew ceasefire call — Global Issues

Sean Casey, WHO Health Emergency Officer, was speaking fresh from a more than five-week visit to the war-torn enclave, where he said convoys have...

Rights chief calls for calm in Comoros, DR Congo update, northern Ethiopia beset by ‘multiple crises’ — Global Issues

Incumbent President of the island archipelago off the east African coast, Azali Assoumani, was re-elected for a fourth term. However, the turnout was...

UN agency urges ‘all possible support’ for Sudanese civilians — Global Issues

A staggering six million people have been displaced within Sudan since the war between rival militaries – the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the...

Gaza aid obstacles continue to delay vital relief — Global Issues

UN humanitarians are warning the level of assistance for many Gazans is now “almost catastrophic”.The development came as UN aid coordination office OCHA in...

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