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Israel And Iran Must De-Escalate Conflict To Protect Human Rights, Warn UN Experts

Retaliatory military attacks between Israel and Iran violate the right to life and must cease immediately, UN experts just said .

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Singapore And The U.S. Enhance Cooperation On Environmental And Climate Protection

The Singapore Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE) and NOAA on April 15 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance bilateral cooperation on environmental management and climate protection.

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Fascist Israel Weighs Revenge Airstrike on Iran

Israel celebrated what it sees as a win this weekend against Iran and threatened another counterattack while continuing the genocide of Palestinians.

UNICEF and The European Union are Supporting the Government of Tajikistan on Social Protection

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan, in collaboration with UNICEF and the European Union are supporting the reintegration of children and their mothers who have returned from conflict zones, as it was discussed during the roundtable organized by the Ministry of health and Social Protection of the Population.

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Iran & Hezbollah Launch Simultaneous But Restrained Attacks on Israel

For the first time, Iran has struck Israel directly with drones and missiles, but most of them were intercepted and have caused little damage.

The United States, The Philippines, and Japan Launch 'Partnership For Global Infrastructure And Investment Luzon Economic Corridor'

During the trilateral leaders’ summit, the leaders of the United States, the Philippines, and Japan announced the intent to develop the Luzon Economic Corridor as the latest economic corridor of the G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGI) and the first in the Indo-Pacific region.

NASA, Japan Advance Space Cooperation, Sign Agreement for Lunar Rover

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Japan’s Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Masahito Moriyama have signed an agreement to advance sustainable human exploration of the Moon.

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EU-India Join Forces To Promote Start-up Collaboration On Recycling Of E-Vehicles Batteries

The European Union (EU) and India on April 9 launched an Expression of Interest for start-ups working in the area of Battery Recycling Technologies for Electric Vehicles (EVs) for a matchmaking event.

Hamas' head Ismail Haniyeh's three sons and four grandchildren died in a precision Israeli airstrike on this car in Gaza on April 9, 2024.
Zionist Monsters Murder Seven of Hamas Leader’s Family Members

Israelis continue to demonstrate their inhumanity when they launched an aerial assault on a Gaza refugee encampment yesterday which killed three sons and four grandchildren of the head of Hamas’ political organization.

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European Commission proposes further €500 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to Jordan

The European Commission has recently adopted a proposal for a new Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) operation to Jordan worth up to €500 million. This financial support is an important demonstration of the EU's partnership and solidarity with Jordan.

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Netanyahu Says Rafah Invasion Date is Locked In

Despite appearances, Israel insists a major withdrawal of troops in southern Gaza has nothing to do with a change in genocide plans.

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UN Agencies Launch Joint Program to Support Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon in Climate Change Response

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) recently launched a joint programme to support the health system responses of the governments of Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon to climate change adaptation and risk reduction over the coming two years.

Government of Japan's Digital Agency Expands Collaborative Partnership with Palau

A delegation from the Government of Japan's Digital Agency has arrived in Palau to further support toward the establishment of an efficient, digitized border management system at the country’s ports of entry.

Despite Strong Growth, South Asia Remains Vulnerable To Shocks

Growth in South Asia is expected to be strong at 6.0% in 2024, driven mainly by robust growth in India and recoveries in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. But persistent structural challenges threaten to undermine sustained growth, hindering the region’s ability to create jobs and respond to climate shocks, says the World Bank in its twice-a-year regional outlook.

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Worldwide Rainforest Losses Dropped 9% in 2023, But Rates Are Still Too High

Thanks to more aggressive conservation efforts in some countries, global forest losses fell significantly last year.

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UNICEF Launches Project To Improve Sanitation And Hygiene In Flood Vulnerable Areas

The project on “Improving sanitation and hygiene in flood vulnerable communities for improving public health situation” was officially launched in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2nd April 2024.

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Joint World Bank, UN Report Assesses Damage To Gaza’s Infrastructure

The cost of damage to critical infrastructure in Gaza is estimated at around $18.5 billion according to a new report released recently by the World Bank and the United Nations, with financial support of the European Union. That is equivalent to 97% of the combined GDP of the West Bank and Gaza in 2022.

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U.S. and Japan to Announce “Historic” New Military Agreement

As China-U.S. relations grow more combative, a senior official with the U.S. State Department hinted yesterday Japan could be the cornerstone to a very different means of ensuring Asia-Pacific security.

World Central Kitchen SUV after being struck by Israeli drone on April 2, 2024.
Fascist Israel Murders More Aid Workers

Zionist terrorists murdered seven World Central Kitchen workers yesterday in a savage deliberate attack.

France And Germany Bolster Nutrition And Education For Young Girls And Women In Lao PDR

The Embassies of France and Germany in Lao PDR will visit this week United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)-backed school meals and nutrition programmes in the southern Sekong and Salavanh provinces. These initiatives, funded by both governments, are essential in enabling women and young girls to access nutrition and education, especially as they continue facing disproportionate impacts from food insecurity and economic instability.

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