UN General Assembly: A world ‘in peril’ as pressures of war and climate hit the continent
21 September 2022 | 10:47 am
Senegal's Macky Sall takes to the stage at the UN General Assembly in New York and tells the world there are other crises to address besides Ukraine. Authorities in Uganda declare an Ebola outbreak after a 24-year-old man died of the disease, the first since 2019.
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The UN has dubbed 2023 the year of millet, much to the delight of India, where the grain is indigenous. One of the oldest cereals known to human civilization, varieties of millet are now taking center stage in the fight against climate change and global hunger, and as the Ukraine war has led to shortages of wheat.
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Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko called for a "truce" without preconditions in Ukraine while warning about nuclear war.
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