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UN chief vows continued support for DR Congo army

UN chief vows continued support for DR Congo army

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Sunday vowed continued support for the Democratic Republic of Congo, grappling with the double scourge of militia violence and an Ebola epidemic.

UN chief expresses solidarity with Ebola-hit DR Congo

UN chief expresses solidarity with Ebola-hit DR Congo

UN chief Antonio Guterres started a three-day tour of the Democratic Republic of Congo Saturday, expressing ‘solidarity’ with a region ravaged by violence and an Ebola epidemic.

UN committee faults Nepal in child labour, abuse case

UN committee faults Nepal in child labour, abuse case

A UN committee has ordered Nepal to compensate a man blocked from seeking justice after suffering years of forced labour, as well as alleged torture in custody as a child.

At least 11 civilians killed in operation by Afghan forces: UN

At least 11 civilians killed in operation by Afghan forces: UN

The United Nations on Wednesday said it was ‘gravely concerned’ by reports of an operation by pro-government forces in Afghanistan's south-eastern Paktia province that killed at least 11 civilians.

Clashes resume in Yemen's Aden as UN calls for dialogue

Clashes resume in Yemen's Aden as UN calls for dialogue

Fierce clashes resumed on Saturday in Yemen's southern port of Aden between nominally allied forces that have turned on each other, exposing rifts in a pro-government military coalition ...

Qatar informs UN about ICJ decision to reject UAE's request

Qatar informs UN about ICJ decision to reject UAE's request

Qatar has informed the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary-General of the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on 14 June 2019 to reject the UAE's request for interim measures ...

UN says almost 4,000 Afghans killed or wounded in first half of 2019

UN says almost 4,000 Afghans killed or wounded in first half of 2019

At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against militant groups, including a big increase in the number of casualties caused by government ...

More than 400,000 displaced in northwest Syria in 3 months: UN

More than 400,000 displaced in northwest Syria in 3 months: UN

More than 400,000 people have been displaced by air raids in northwestern Syria over the past three months, the UN said Friday

Mother of Frenchman caught in life support battle appeals to UN

Mother of Frenchman caught in life support battle appeals to UN

The mother of a Frenchman in a vegetative state for over a decade pleaded for UN help Monday to stop her son's "murder", after a court ruled his life-support could be halted.

Qatar's candidate Dr al-Misnad elected member to UN body

Qatar's candidate Dr al-Misnad elected member to UN body

The States Parties to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination have elected Qatar's candidate, HE Dr Sheikha Abdulla al-Misnad

UN Khashoggi report piles pressure on Saudi crown prince

UN Khashoggi report piles pressure on Saudi crown prince

Saudi Arabia has sought to move on from the scandal triggered by journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a UN expert's report implicating its crown prince has heaped pressure back on the kingdom, analysts say.

UN to cut 1,000 troops from Somalia force

UN to cut 1,000 troops from Somalia force

The United Nations Security Council decided Friday to cut 1,000 troops from a regional peacekeeping force in Somalia, despite a rise in attacks by the Al-Shabaab militia in Mogadishu.