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Doctors working for Portugal’s public health system have launched a strike in protest against working conditions and budget cuts that they say have affected the quality of services.
On November 24 2004, the UN General Assembly declared May 8 and May 9 as Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation.
Combatting illicit trafficking and destruction of cultural property: Council of Europe adopts new convention
The Council of Europe today adopted a new criminal law convention to prevent and combat the illicit trafficking and destruction of cultural property, in the framework of the Organisation’s action to fight terrorism and organised crime.
Trends and new challenges for media were the focus of a conference to mark World Press Freedom Day organized by the Tajik Media Council and different media associations, with the support of the OSCE Office in Tajikistan and international media donors on 3 May 2017 in Dushanbe.
The projected number of children who are or will be acutely malnourished has shot up by 50 per cent since the beginning of the year to 1.4 million, including over 275,000 who have or will suffer life-threatening severe acute malnutrition in 2017.
Pope Francis highly appreciated the state of relations between the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches, including the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), TASS reported on April 29.
On 28 April during the 16th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the delegation of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District (YaNAD) presented its experience of interaction between indigenous peoples and minorities of the North living in the Arctic region with enterprises of the fuel and energy complex, TASS reported.
The United Nations today commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant which spewed radioactive material to an area stretching 155,000 square kilometres across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.
Conflict and violence has driven more than 25 million children between 6 and 15 years old — about 22 per cent of children in that age group — from schools in warzones across 22 countries, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said.
French police have detained three people in election night protests, as demonstrators burned cars, danced around bonfires and dodged riot police.