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OSLO (Reuters) - Some 329 nominations have been received for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, likely reflecting the profusion of pressing human rights issues around the world, the secretary of the committee which awards the prize said on Monday.
ROME (Reuters) - Italy on Thursday held a state funeral on Thursday for its ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo and his bodyguard killed in an ambush that a cardinal said should prompt everyone to "hear the cry" of a people devastated by violence.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - A military plane left eastern Congo for Italy on Tuesday loaded with the bodies of Italy's ambassador and his bodyguard in coffins draped in Italian flags, a day after they were shot dead in an ambush on a United Nations convoy.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Italy's ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo was killed on Monday along with his bodyguard and a World Food Programme driver when their convoy was attacked in the east of the country, Italy and the United Nations said.
VIENTIANE, Feb 22 (Vientiane Times/ANN): The government of Japan is contributing 180 million Japanese yen (US$ 1.7 million) over two years to ease the impacts of heavy rains and floods in Savannakhet and Laos’ southern provinces.
PHNOM PENH (Xinhua): School meals resumed in Cambodia after the situation of Covid-19 has been brought under control, according to a joint statement released on Monday (Feb 8).
VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has nominated Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya for the Nobel Peace Prize, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Saturday.
Food donors want to deliver cutting-edge technology to poor farmers in place of aid in a bid to cut waste, preserve precious land – and make themselves redundant.
(Reuters) - Vulnerabilities in the world's food supply system have been laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic, making global leaders more aware that if not fixed they could mean famine and mass migration, the head of United Nations' World Food Programme said.