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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.

UN kicks off major climate change effort

UN kicks off major climate change effort

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has kicked off a major United Nations push for progress on what he calls the defining issue of our time: climate change.

UN launches software to track foreign terrorist fighters

UN launches software to track foreign terrorist fighters

The United Nations has launched a software solution aimed at catching foreign terrorist fighters as they cross international borders.

More than 150,000 displaced in northwest Syria in one week: UN

More than 150,000 displaced in northwest Syria in one week: UN

An escalation in attacks on northwest Syria has displaced more than 150,000 people in the past week, the UN said on Tuesday, as the regime and Russia stepped up bombardment.