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Ban reiterates condemnation of Boko Haram attacks, urges efforts to combat terrorist threat



United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated his strong condemnation of the continuing indiscriminate and horrific attacks by Boko Haram against civilian populations in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.


Urging international action, UNESCO chief condemns ISIL’s ‘cultural cleansing’ in Iraq

The head of the United Nations agency mandated to protect heritage sites has reiterated her dismay at the “destructive fury” exhibited by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in their recent assault on the Mosul Museum.



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