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Holiday Asteroid Imaged with NASA Radar - The December 2018 close approach by the large, near-Earth asteroid 2003 SD220 has provided astronomers an outstanding opportunity to obtain detailed radar images of the surface and shape of the object and to improve the understanding of its orbit.

Nicaragua: UN Alarmed by Imminent Expulsion of Key Human Rights Groups - After the Nicaraguan Government announced that it has asked two key human rights institutions to leave the country, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, said on Friday that she was "extremely alarmed" by a decision that means, in effect, there will be "no functioning independent human rights bodies left in Nicaragua."

Dozens of Migrants Dead and Missing Off Spanish Coast - A group of migrant boats stranded at sea, was rescued off the Spanish coast on Thursday, and at least 25 people are believed to be dead or missing, including a pregnant woman, the UN Refugee Agency, UNCHR, has reported.

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Profiting From Urban Waste in Vietnam - Women in Hoi An city in Viet Nam are profiting from rubbish and other waste while helping to create a more sustainable urban environment, thanks to a project supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

The Coolest Experiment in the Universe - Whats the coldest place you can think of? Temperatures on a winter day in Antarctica dip as low as -120ºF (-85ºC). On the dark side of the Moon, they hit -280ºF (-173ºC). But inside NASAs Cold Atom Laboratory on the International Space Station, scientists are creating something even colder.

Remain United for Syrians, UN Envoy de Mistura Urges Security Council - Addressing the problems plaguing Syria and bring years of brutal fighting to an end, requires further "genuine effort" on the part of influential countries, to talk to each other and work constructively, the veteran United Nations Special Envoy for Syria has said.

New Migration Pact Highlights Role of Business in Protecting Migrants - A group of UN experts welcomed a call for Member States and businesses to join forces in protecting the rights of migrants on Thursday, following the recent adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) on 10 December.

Instability in Africa Sahel, Spreading Outwards, Security Council Told - Efforts to address the multiple challenges facing Africa Sahel region should be driven by local, regional and national leadership, with the support of international partners as required, the United Nations Special Adviser for the region said on Thursday.

2018 a Terrifying Year for Yemenis - It has been a "terrifying" year for Yemenis but ultimately one of hope, as December talks in Sweden yielded a ceasefire around a key port city with the promise of further substantive consultations between the warring parties next month, the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, told UN News in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.

Navy Undersecretary Visits Allies to Build Military-to-Military Ties in Europe - Navy Undersecretary Thomas B. Modly has returned from a trip to Europe in which he visited vastly different countries facing different challenges, but with the same feeling about their alliance with the United States.

Santa, Elves jump for Operation Toy Drop 2018 - Santa Claus and his elves delivered toys to children via military freefall and static-line jumps as part of the 7th annual Operation Toy Drop event on Alzey Drop Zone, Germany Dec. 11-13, 2018.

NASAs InSight Places First Instrument on Mars - NASAs InSight lander has deployed its first instrument onto the surface of Mars, completing a major mission milestone.

Crime and Drugs in West and Central Africa - West and Central Africa faces "disruptive and destabilising" new trends regarding drug trafficking, drug use and other crimes, according to Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), who briefed the UN Security Council on Wednesday.

Yemen Ceasefire Monitoring Team Gets Ready to Begin Operations - A UN-led team tasked with overseeing the ceasefire which came into effect on Tuesday around a number of critical Yemeni ports, has begun planning operations with a conference call to discuss the general outlines of its work, including agreement of a code of conduct, the UN Spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Human Rights Violations in Ukraine - Rights violations have continued unabated and unaddressed in Ukraine and people are still dying amid ongoing conflict between Government forces and armed separatists in the east of the country, a top UN rights official said on Wednesday

Chance for Peace in South Sudan Within Reach - The security situation in South Sudan has significantly improved since the recently signed peace deal between the opposing parties in the countrys civil war, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, head of UN Peacekeeping (DPKO), told the Security Council on Tuesday.

NASA Satellites Spot Young Star in Growth Spurt - An adolescent star in the midst of a dramatic growth phase has been observed with the help of two NASA space telescopes.

InSight Engineers Have Made a Martian Rock Garden - NASAs InSight lander is due to set its first science instrument on Mars in the coming days. But engineers here on Earth already saw it happen - last week.

Trump's Message on Hanukkah - Melania and I send our warmest greetings to our Jewish brothers and sisters in the United States, in Israel, and around the world celebrating Hanukkah.

Satellite Survey of Devastated Ancient Aleppo Raises Recovery Hopes - The first comprehensive survey of the devastation inflicted on the ancient Syrian city of Aleppo by years of urban warfare, has been published thanks to ground-breaking satellite imaging tools, developed by UN agencies - an essential first step towards its eventual reconstruction.

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