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||The political will exists for lasting peace, says South Sudan vice-president.||The vice-president of South Sudan – the world's youngest nation – said that the "political will" exists to end months of violence in which thousands have died or been forced to flee their homes. James Wani Igga was speaking on Friday, the day after he addressed the UN General Debate, and hailed the fragile peace [...]||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Burundi denies the country's taking a step backwards on human rights||Burundi's foreign minister denied that the country's human rights record is deteriorating on Friday, following an upsurge in arrests and civil unrest. Earlier this week, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights described that bodies were being found in the streets of the capital "almost every day" – some showing signs of torture. The small [...]||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Germany commended for trial of Rwandan rebel leaders||A German court’s trial of two leaders of a Rwandan armed group operating in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been commended by the UN Secretary-General. Dr Ignace Murwanashyaka and Straton Musoni, president and vice-president, respectively, of the Forces démocratiques de libération du Rwanda (FDLR), were charged with holding a leadership role [...]||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sudan bemoans sanctions and boycotts||The Foreign Minister of Sudan has told the UN General Assembly that his country has suffered politically motivated sanctions and boycotts. An arrest warrant for the country's President Omar al-Bashir was issued by the International Criminal Court in 2009, but has not yet been acted upon. Sudan also faces an arms embargo and travel bans [...]||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 02 October 2015 (PM)||Planned UN humanitarian relief for Syria postponed. A planned humanitarian intervention by the United Nations in Syria has been postponed as part of the implementation of a ceasefire agreement, the UN has confirmed. People in four localities were due to receive aid but it has been put on hold due to the recent surge in [...]||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Syria: International community must stop terrorist flow||The "countdown" to ending the conflict in Syria can only begin if UN Security Council resolutions on combatting terrorism are implemented, according to the country's Deputy Prime Minister. In an address at the UN General Assembly on Friday, Walid Al-Moualem urged the international community to do more to stop terrorists from entering his country. [...]||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Daily News 02 October 2015||Daily News from United Nations Radio.||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||UN Daily News 02 October 2015||News and Features from United Nations Radio.||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Libyans urged to forge their own peace now||The warring parties in Libya have been urged to form a government of national unity, at a high-level UN meeting on the future of their country on Friday. Failure to do so, would only allow the extremist militants of ISIL to gain a stronger foothold in Libya, the meeting heard. Following decades of dictatorship and [...]||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 02 October 2015 (AM)||New development agenda can reduce violence The newly agreed goals for sustainable development could help to reduce violence, the UN Secretary-General has said. Speaking on the International Day of Non-Violence marked annually on 2 October, Ban Ki-moon said the goals would promote harmony between people and the planet and make the world a safer [...]||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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