News in Brief 11 December 2017 (PM)

Bodies of Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in DRC arrive home on UN flight

The bodies of the 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Friday, have been returned home on a UN flight, according to Tanzania's Foreign Minister.

Augustine Mahiga …

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Security Council Press Statement on Attack against United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack against the Company Operating Base of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of …

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News in Brief 29 November 2017 (PM)

Progress stalls on ending malaria: WHO

Progress "has stalled" in the fight against malaria, which still kills more than 440,000 people each year, according to the 2017 World Malaria Report, published by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said …

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Zimbabwe’s Incoming President Returns From Exile

Zimbabwe's incoming president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, returned to the country Wednesday after spending about two weeks in exile. His ascendance follows the resignation Tuesday of longtime President Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe's parliament speaker said Mnangagwa would be sworn in as president on Friday. The former vice president …

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