Africa
    19.10.2021

    UN chief ‘deeply concerned’ at reported air strikes on Tigray capital 

    The United Nations has received alarming reports of aerial attacks in the residential areas of Tigray’s capital, Mekelle, on Monday morning local time.   Speaking to reporters…
    Africa
    18.10.2021

    Positive momentum in Central African Republic must be maintained

    The announcement last week of a unilateral ceasefire in the Central African Republic is among recent positive steps in the country, the top UN official there told…
    Middle East
    18.10.2021

    UNHCR chief urges better support for 13 million ‘exhausted’ and displaced Syrians

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has urged greater international support for the more than 13 million Syrians who’ve been displaced in…
    Middle East
    18.10.2021

    Taliban backs WHO polio vaccination campaign across Afghanistan next month

    The decision by the Taliban leadership to support the resumption of house-to-house polio vaccination across Afghanistan has been welcomed by…
    Middle East
    18.10.2021

    Process to draft Syria constitution begins this week

    The process of drafting a new constitution for Syria will begin this week, the UN Special Envoy for the country,…
    Africa
    17.10.2021

    Food Heroes: Cameroon’s shrimp entrepreneur

    Anastasie Obama, a Cameroonian woman who set up her own smoked shrimp business, has been recognized by the UN’s Food and…
    Africa
    16.10.2021

    Ceasefire in Central African Republic a ‘critical step’: UN chief

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the declaration of a unilateral ceasefire in the Central African Republic (CAR), his spokesperson…
    Africa
    16.10.2021

    Food Heroes: Ethiopian avocado farmer’s ‘transformational’ crop

    An Ethiopian farmer has been talking about how avocados have transformed the lives of not just his family but also…
    Africa
    16.10.2021

    Displaced in northeast Nigeria ‘knocking on door of starvation’: WFP

    Displaced families in Nigeria’s northeast are “knocking on the door of starvation”, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. The alert…
    Asia Pacific
    16.10.2021

    UN condemns deadly suicide attack at mosque in southern Afghanistan

    The United Nations has condemned the deadly suicide bombing during Friday prayers at the largest Shia mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan, which killed at least…
    Asia Pacific
    16.10.2021

    Afghanistan: Reuniting families on the run should be priority, urges UNHCR

    The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Friday urged countries to step up reunification for Afghans whose families remain in the…
    Asia Pacific
    15.10.2021

    Myanmar: In race against time, experts collect evidence of rights violations 

    For more than two years, a UN-appointed team of 59 people has been collecting and analyzing more than two million pieces of evidence about possible human rights violations in Myanmar.   Working out of Geneva, there…
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      UN chief ‘deeply concerned’ at reported air strikes on Tigray capital 

      18.10.2021

      Positive momentum in Central African Republic must be maintained

      18.10.2021

      UNHCR chief urges better support for 13 million ‘exhausted’ and displaced Syrians

      18.10.2021

      Taliban backs WHO polio vaccination campaign across Afghanistan next month

      18.10.2021

      Process to draft Syria constitution begins this week

      17.10.2021

      Food Heroes: Cameroon’s shrimp entrepreneur

      16.10.2021

      Ceasefire in Central African Republic a ‘critical step’: UN chief

      16.10.2021

      Food Heroes: Ethiopian avocado farmer’s ‘transformational’ crop

      16.10.2021

      Displaced in northeast Nigeria ‘knocking on door of starvation’: WFP

      16.10.2021

      UN condemns deadly suicide attack at mosque in southern Afghanistan

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