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UN Security Council calls for immediate cessation of violence in Afghanistan

UN Security Council calls for immediate cessation of violence in Afghanistan

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday called for an immediate end to fighting in urban areas in Afghanistan, as the Taliban continues a ground assault in the south of the country.

WHO warns of 'catastrophe' if Syrian cross-border aid not renewed

WHO warns of 'catastrophe' if Syrian cross-border aid not renewed

Failure to renew a cross-border aid operation into Syria before it expires next month could trigger a new "humanitarian catastrophe" in rebel-held areas in the northwest, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

UN Security Council demands Myanmar coup leaders free Suu Kyi as US weighs sanctions

UN Security Council demands Myanmar coup leaders free Suu Kyi as US weighs sanctions

The United Nations Security Council called for the release of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and others detained by the military as diplomatic and financial pressure grew on the generals who seized power this week ...

Qatar apprises UN of Bahraini military boats' violation

Qatar apprises UN of Bahraini military boats' violation

Qatar informed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that Bahraini military boats violated its regional waters on Nov 25, 2020, and called on the UN to take the appropriate measures

Attorney-General meets US Treasury Secretary

Attorney-General meets US Treasury Secretary

HE the Attorney-General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri yesterday met with the visiting US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

 Qatar calls for resolution of differences through dialogue

Qatar calls for resolution of differences through dialogue

The State of Qatar welcomed the constructive initiatives to find means toward de-escalation and settle differences through dialogue in the Gulf region, stressing the region's strategic importance

Security Council thanks Qatar for facilitating Afghan peace talks

Security Council thanks Qatar for facilitating Afghan peace talks

The UN Security Council welcomed the Afghan peace negotiations that began in Doha on Sept. 12 and thanked the Government of Qatar for facilitating the first round of negotiations.

Qatar reiterates commitment to co-operate with UN to eradicate terrorism

Qatar reiterates commitment to co-operate with UN to eradicate terrorism

Qatar has reiterated its commitment to continue co-operation with the United Nations and member states to eradicate terrorism, affirming its co-operation with multilateral bodies within the framework of international..

Qatar reaffirms commitment to global partnership in addressing climate change

Qatar reaffirms commitment to global partnership in addressing climate change

Qatar renewed Saturday its commitment to partnership and co-operation with the international community in dealing with climate change, stressing that the country's efforts were both on the national and international fronts.

UN expert reports widespread food shortages, "starving" in North Korea

UN expert reports widespread food shortages, "starving" in North Korea

A United Nations human rights expert voiced alarm on Tuesday at what he called "widespread food shortages and malnutrition" in North Korea, which have been exacerbated

US reversal prevents UN vote on pandemic truce

US reversal prevents UN vote on pandemic truce

The United States on Friday stunned other members of the UN Security Council by preventing a vote on a resolution for a ceasefire in various conflicts around the world

UN divided over how to react to Congo's election problems

UN divided over how to react to Congo's election problems

The United Nations Security Council is divided over how to react to Democratic Republic of Congo's tumultuous presidential election, according to an internal report seen by Reuters.