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New York: The scale-up in military operations in north-east Syria has forced tens of thousands of civilians to seek safety, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, one day after Turkey launched airstrikes and a ground offensive across the border. more
A third of young people polled by UN, report being a victim of online bullying

New York,Sept 4 (JEN): Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have been bullied online, while one-in-five report that they have skipped school because of it. Those ...

Christian protest forces Israeli Museum to remove controversial Ronald McDonald statue

Jerusalem: An Israeli museum triggered a controversy over an artwork which showcased a sculpture depicting the McDonald’s mascot as the crucified Jesus, forcing officials to remove ...

Restoring government control across Central African Republic is ‘key’ to lasting peace, stability – UN envoy

New York: While many positive steps have been taken in the Central African Republic (CAR), progress has been too slow and is continually under threat from “those who seek private ga ...

Peacekeeping chief highlights challenges facing UN Police

New York: Top cops from across the globe are meeting at United Nations Headquarters this week to chart a vision for the police components deployed to UN peacekeeping missions.

UN chief in Mali to mark determination, dedication, service and sacrifice of peacekeepers

New York: On the eve of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers this Tuesday, in the dimly lit streets of Bamako, the Malian police set out to conduct a night patrol with the ...

Ukraine: UN warns of civilian casualties in

New York, Feb 15 (Just Earth News): Intensified fighting between Government and non-Government forces near densely populated areas in eastern Ukraine is endangering civilians, the senior ...

Bangladeshi national to return home after 19-month stay in Indian shelter home

New Delhi/Hooghly, Jan 24 (Just Earth News): A 38- year-old Bangladeshi woman, who was rescued by police in West Bengal after being found wandering aimlessly, will be finally sent home, t ...

DPI/NGO: 'You have unlimited power' Ban tells youth, rallying support for UN 2030 Agenda

New York, May 31 (Just Earth News): On first day of the sixty-sixth United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations Conference in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, ...

DPI/NGO: 'Let us work together to foster education for global citizenship,' Ban tells UN conference

New York, May 31 (Just Earth News):The sixty-sixth United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations Conference kicked off on Monday in Gyeongju, Republic of Kor ...