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UNITED NATIONS: India is home to nearly one in three unregistered children worldwide, with 71 million children under the age of five not having their births recorded, a UNICEF report has said.
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The United Nations isn't particularly well known for its victories on the military front, having seemingly long ago resigned itself to only chalking up wins when it comes to providing humanitarian aid and other less visible endeavors.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's president has signed a peace deal with the M23 rebel movement his forces defeated last month, Kenya's presidential spokesman says.
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With a charismatic, hard-driving prosecutor for a lead, working to put a war criminal behind bars for recruiting child soldiers in a civil war and a plot spanning The Hague, Palestine, Libya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... one might think The Court is another big-buck Hollywood legal thriller with an A-list cast.
Reproductive and human rights advocates pressed President Obama Wednesday to issue an executive order clearing the path for U.S. foreign aid for post-rape care services - including abortions - in parts of the world reeling from crisis or conflict.
Human rights groups have questioned the singer's trip to the African country, to stay with its controversial head of state.
Thousands of DRC residents fleeing potential election conflict , arrive in neighbouring Republic of Congo.
Global efforts to curb malaria are stalling after a drop in funds to buy bed nets, according to the latest report Wednesday from the World Health Organization.
Opinions abound on the rights and wrongs of quota systems. According to Swiss expert Nenad StojanoviA , quotas can improve the plight of under-represented populations, but an efficient system must remain flexible.
President Barack Obama took the time while traveling to Nelson Mandela's funeral on Monday to record a message to the people of the Central African Republic, calling for calm even as French and African soldiers struggle to restore peace to the chaotic country.
The world has been inundated with media coverage of Nelson Mandela since he passed away on Thursday evening, December 5, 2013.
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