The United Nations is to test drones equipped with mapping sensors and atomizers to spray pesticides in parts of east Africa battling an invasion of desert locusts that are ravaging crops and exacerbating a hunger crisis.
Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree today to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace, diplomats and a draft communique said.
Nato called on Tehran to "refrain from further violence and provocations" after Iran threatened retaliation to the US assassination of one of its top military commanders
Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General, which will see increased collaboration between the two sides.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees urged the Greek government on Wednesday to improve living conditions in migrant camps and said Europe must do more to protect unaccompanied children.
Damascus government delegates to a Syrian Constitutional Committee left the second UN-sponsored round before it began on Monday