Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks, the United Nations reported on Tuesday.
The United Nations called on the Myanmar government on Monday to allow "rapid and unimpeded” humanitarian access to Rakhine State, where fighting between government troops and autonomy-seeking rebels has displaced thousands of people.
Two senior officials from Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and the United Nations (UN) have agreed to work together to alleviate the suffering of war-affected and neediest populations, particularly in Yemen, Somalia, Syria, and Palestine.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will honour the winners of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award at a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on December 7.
Qatar has renewed its support for the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the peaceful settlement of disputes, affirming its commitment to the role played by the court under Article 33 of the United Nations (UN) Charter.
The Syrian government gave approval for the UN to deliver aid next week to thousands of civilians stranded near a US garrison on the Jordanian-Syrian border, aid workers and camp officials said on Wednesday.
The United Nations has asked Australia to urgently evacuate detainees from the Pacific islands of Nauru and Papua New Guinea, saying it bears responsibility for their deteriorating health conditions.
North Korea's foreign minister on Saturday told the United Nations there was "no way" that his country would disarm first as long as the United States continued to push for tough enforcement of sanctions against Pyongyang.
A cholera outbreak in north-eastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said Saturday.
The UN's Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths has met the country's Houthi rebels in a push for new peace talks, as fighting continued around Hodeida.