"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
"Some shows [were] talking about the “black ambulance” as if it were a real thing not a bogus story"Doina Popescu Braila
Author attacked by mob
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The World Food Programme says a looming humanitarian catastrophe could cause the deaths of hundreds of thousands of youngsters within months.
The UN warns the amount of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere has reached levels not seen in millions of years.
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The report blames the Assad regime for a chemical strike that killed dozens in an opposition-held town
It follows a global outcry over the appointment
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Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay has been chosen as UNESCO’s new chief.
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The United Nations says it is braced for a further exodus of Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh.
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Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says Iraqi Kurds would not know how to establish a state. Which begs the question: what steps would one have to take to establish an internationally-recognised state?
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has held top-level talks in China in an attempt to tighten an economic squeeze on North Korea.
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Rohingya Muslim refugees say Buddhist mobs and Myanmar soldiers set entire villages on fire, shot at them indiscriminately and raped women.
Member of the audience calls the Turkish president a 'terrorist' during a speech at the city's Marriott hotel, soliciting violent response from the crowd.
The human rights lawyer said the vote at the United Nations General Assembly represents an opportunity for victims of the militant group to "finally get their day in court".
North Korea ups the ante by threatening an H-bomb test in the Pacific, while Kim Jong-un calls President Trump a "dotard" he will "tame with fire".
Two senior UN officials have appealed to the EU and its individual member States to agree to open up a legal channel of migration.
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