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Child malnutrition expected to quadruple in Southern Madagascar  

Child malnutrition expected to quadruple in Southern Madagascar  

The number of acutely malnourished children is likely to “increase fourfold” since the previous assessment conducted last October, including 110,000 in severe condition whose growth and development will suffer “irreversible damage”, the UN...
Outstanding sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List 

Outstanding sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List 

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee voted on Sunday to inscribe in its catalogue Quanzhou in China, Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple in India, Trans-Iranian Railway in Iran, and Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro in Spain.  Meeting online in this year’s host city of Fuzhou, China, the world body chose the...
Support mangrove conservation, UNESCO chief says

Support mangrove conservation, UNESCO chief says

Audrey Azoulay, Director General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), made the appeal in her message for the International Day for...
Afghanistan: Record number of women and children killed or wounded

Afghanistan: Record number of women and children killed or wounded

A particularly sharp rise in casualties occurred in May when international military forces began withdrawing from the country and fighting intensified following the Taliban...
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