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Developing nations need $2.5 trillion coronavirus package: UN

Developing nations need $2.5 trillion coronavirus package: UN

Developing countries will need a $2.5 trillion support package this year to face the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a UN report said on Monday.

UN announces preventive measures to prevent coronavirus outbreak

UN announces preventive measures to prevent coronavirus outbreak

The United Nations has announced several important preventive measures related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) and aim to prevent and contain the disease if something happens.

Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief

Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief

UN chief Antonio Guterres launched a ‘call to action’ on Monday against rising attacks on human rights worldwide, highlighting the persecution of minorities and ‘alarming levels of femicide’.

More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan's war last year, the United Nations announced Saturday, as a historic partial truce kicked in across the country.

Qatar, UN discuss co-operation in fight against terrorism

Qatar, UN discuss co-operation in fight against terrorism

The National Counter-terrorism Committee at the Ministry of Interior has held a meeting with a delegation of the UN Counter-terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED).

UN rights chief demands safe corridors for Syrian civilians

UN rights chief demands safe corridors for Syrian civilians

The humanitarian crisis in north-west Syria has reached a horrifying stage as fleeing civilians are attacked by government forces, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said ...

UN lists 112 firms linked to illegal Israeli settlements

UN lists 112 firms linked to illegal Israeli settlements

The UN has released a list of 112 companies with activities in Israeli settlements, which are considered illegal under international law, including Airbnb, Expedia and TripAdvisor.

UN praises Qatar's support to sporting events initiative

UN praises Qatar's support to sporting events initiative

The United Nations has praised Qatar and its support for the launch of a global programme to secure major sporting events and to harness sport as a tool to combat terrorism.

First UN 'mercy flight' leaves Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa

First UN 'mercy flight' leaves Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa

Yemeni children in critical need of medical care were evacuated Monday from the rebel-held capital Sanaa, in what the United Nations hopes will be the first of more mercy flights.

UN body argues right to asylum can be based on climate change danger

UN body argues right to asylum can be based on climate change danger

People forced to flee their home countries because climate change endangers their life have a right to asylum, a UN body announced Tuesday ...

Afghan war caused 100,000 civilian casualties in last decade: UN

Afghan war caused 100,000 civilian casualties in last decade: UN

More than 100,000 Afghan civilians have been killed or injured over the past decade, the United Nations reported Thursday, as it renewed calls to end the bloody 18-year conflict.

UN targets electrifying all of world's refugee camps

UN targets electrifying all of world's refugee camps

The UN set itself a daunting challenge this week aimed at improving the lives of displaced people, reining in climate change and even preventing conflict: to bring electric power to all refugee camps by 2030.