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Security Council condemns use of chemical weapons in Syria

06 March 2015 – The Security Council today adopted a resolution strongly condemning the use of any toxic chemical, such as chlorine, as a weapon in Syria and stressing that those who use such weapons must be held accountable.


Fuelled by ‘strong’ cereal stocks, world food prices dip to lowest level since July 2010

05 March 2015 – Food prices dipped to a 55-month low in February, dropping a steady per cent from the previous month and 14 per cent below its level compared to a year earlier, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today.