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UN calls on Zimbabwe government to end crackdown

UN calls on Zimbabwe government to end crackdown

The UN human rights office is calling on Zimbabwean security forces to stop their violent crackdown on people protesting the government's economic austerity measures ...

UN says Yemen monitors safe after Hodeida shooting

UN says Yemen monitors safe after Hodeida shooting

A United Nations mission tasked with overseeing a truce in war-torn Yemen came under fire but was unharmed in the flashpoint city of Hodeida Thursday, the UN said.

UN: At least 890 people killed in western Congo, according to reports

UN: At least 890 people killed in western Congo, according to reports

At least 890 people were killed over three days in mid-December in western Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday.

UN approves Yemen ceasefire monitoring mission

UN approves Yemen ceasefire monitoring mission

The UN Security Council voted on Wednesday to authorize a monitoring mission for the ceasefire in Yemen's key port city of Hodeida for an initial period of six months.

UN envoy arrives in Yemen to push Hodeidah truce

UN envoy arrives in Yemen to push Hodeidah truce

The UN envoy for Yemen arrived in the capital Sanaa on Saturday for talks to shore up a ceasefire in the country's lifeline port city of Hodeidah, an AFP photographer said.

UN condemns 'stoning attack' on Palestinian PM

UN condemns 'stoning attack' on Palestinian PM

The UN on Thursday condemned the throwing of stones at the Palestinian prime minister on Christmas Day, allegedly by Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, calling it "absolutely unacceptable".

Head of UN monitors arrives in Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa

Head of UN monitors arrives in Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa

The head of the UN team tasked with monitoring a fragile ceasefire in Yemen's port city of Hodeida arrived in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on Sunday, an AFP photographer said.

UN ceasefire monitors arrive in Yemen: AFP

UN ceasefire monitors arrive in Yemen: AFP

A United Nations team tasked with monitoring Yemen's fragile ceasefire in the port city of Hodeida arrived in Aden on Saturday, an AFP journalist said.

UN tells UK: Allow Assange to leave Ecuador embassy freely

UN tells UK: Allow Assange to leave Ecuador embassy freely

UN rights experts called on British authorities on Friday to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuador embassy in London without fear of arrest or extradition.

UN launches $2.7 bn appeal for Africa's biggest refugee crisis

UN launches $2.7 bn appeal for Africa's biggest refugee crisis

The United Nations appealed for $2.7 billion to help South Sudanese refugees on Tuesday, saying a funding shortfall for Africa's biggest refugee crisis had left many short of food, water and medicine.

UN calls for 'credible' probe into Khashoggi murder

UN calls for 'credible' probe into Khashoggi murder

UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a "credible" probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul.

Nations 'face extinction' without instant climate action

Nations 'face extinction' without instant climate action

Dozens of nations threatened with catastrophe from unchecked climate change warned Thursday they ‘face extinction’ without immediate action to rein in mankind's emissions ...