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10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, Asia-Pacific region better prepared: UN



Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami hit South and Southeast Asia, countries in the region are better prepared to deal with tragedies, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today, while stressing that there is still room for improvement.


UN rights chief urges return to moratorium as executions resume in Pakistan, Jordan

The top United Nations official on human rights issues voiced “deep regret” today over the resumption of executions in Pakistan and Jordan at a time when the international community is increasingly turning away from the use of the death penalty.



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