Saturday 22 October 2016

Chaotic urbanisation puts cities in harm's way - UN

The risk of man-made and natural disasters hitting fast-growing cities is rising, and national governments must do more to help municipal authorities protect residents through better planning, the head of the UN agency for human settlements said


Settlements: UK, France mull steps against Israel

  Britain and France on Monday weighed measures against Israel to protest at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to expand settlement building after the UN's de facto recognition of Palestinian statehood.


Israel to evacuate all outposts in a day

Israel plans to remove in a single day all 23 unauthorised settler outposts slated for evacuation in the occupied West Bank, a move that would meet a long-standing pledge to Washington, a newspaper said on Tuesday. The report in Haaretz ga

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