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||Economic growth predicted at 0.5% in Latin America and Caribbean||Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean will average out at half a per cent in 2015, according to the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Growth is expected in Central America and Mexico as well as the Caribbean but economies are expected to contract in South America. The economic [...]||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Thai student says language is "key to understanding different cultures"||A medical student from Thailand who's studying at a university in China says the only way to understand another culture is through its language. Siwathep Singh Khanderpor, known as "Thep," is living proof of his mother's belief that if you speak one language, you're one person, but if you speak more than one language, then [...]||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Trafficking: extreme rights abuses are still tolerated, says expert||Human trafficking is a growing global problem which requires a fundamental shift in policy if the terrible exploitation it causes is to be stopped, a top human rights expert said Thursday. Speaking on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons marked annually on 30 July, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro said that more than a decade of trying to [...]||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Russia vetoes resolution to create tribunal for downing of MH17||Russia has vetoed a resolution of the UN Security Council aiming to establish an international tribunal to persecute persons responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The plane was en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam on 17 July 2014 when it crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people. An investigation by the [...]||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Somali economy "growing rapidly"||Somalia's economy is on track to grow 2.7 per cent in 2015, according to the first review of the nation's economic well-being in 26 years. The review by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) describes the progress the Horn of Africa country has made towards rebuilding its institutions and restoring normalcy after more than two decades [...]||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 29 July 2015 (PM)||West Bank building condemned by UN chief The decision by Israel to approve the construction of some 300 housing units in the West Bank settlement of Beit El has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. The planning and construction of nearly 500 housing units in a number of settlements in East Jerusalem has also been [...]||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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||New report on how to make gender equality a reality||A new report has been launched by the UN agency for gender equality, UN Women, which discusses how to transform economies to realize women's rights. The study entitled "Progress of the World's Women" unveils new policies to make gender equality a reality. It calls on the global community to imagine that at the current pace [...]||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 29 July 2015 (AM)||Renewal of two peacekeeping mandates by UN Security Council The mandates of the United Nations peacekeeping missions in Cyprus and Iraq have been renewed by the UN Security Council, for a period of six months and one year respectively. Members of the Council said they welcomed the resumption of negotiations to reach an agreement on [...]||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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