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UNESCO hails return of looted ancient Gilgamesh tablet to Iraq

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 18:16
The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet - one of the oldest surviving literary works in history - is to be returned to Iraq by the United States later this week, the UN agency for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), said on Monday.

First Person: Human trafficking, migrant smuggling, still significant threats in Asia

Sun, 09/12/2021 - 04:10
Human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants are going to remain significant threats to human security, that’s according to a trafficking and migrant expert working in the Middle East and Asia region for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).