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New York: Libya remains entangled in a “cycle of violence, atrocities and impunity”, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told the UN Security Council on Wednesday, nearly a decade since the Court began its work in the country. more
Yemen agreement to end southern power struggle 'important step' towards peace: UN Special Envoy

New York: The top UN official in Yemen has welcomed an agreement to end infighting between the Government and separatist allies in the south of the country, known as the Southern Transiti ...

International community urged to deliver on promise for better future for Bosnia and Herzegovina

New York: Current trends and public pronouncements by some political leaders in Bosnia and Herzegovina indicate an effort to roll back reforms implemented since the end of the Balkan wars ...

UN policewoman recognized for ‘speaking up and speaking out’ on behalf of the vulnerable

New York: At the core of peacekeeping lies the notion of shared responsibility, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, presenting this year’s award for Female Police Officer of ...

Xi to visit Greece, attend BRICS summit in Brazil

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: At the invitation of Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro, Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Greece ...

Russia ready to assist Kurds-Damascus talks on SDF joining Syrian Army - Vershinin

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Russia is ready to assist talks between the Kurds and Damascus on Kurdish units of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) joining the Syrian government’s army, Russi ...

Unity, regional cooperation and international support needed for Horn of Africa to develop sustainably

New York: The road ahead “will not be easy” for the Horn of Africa, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said on Monday, briefing the Security Council on her Joint Solid ...

China hopes RCEP trade deal to be signed, entered into force soon - Xi Jinping

Shanghai/Sputnik/UNI: China hopes that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, the biggest free trade agreement in Asia, will be signed and will come into force ...

Trade deal with China to be signed somewhere in US - Trump

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump has announced that the first phase of the Washington-Beijing trade deal will be signed somewhere in the United States, while stressing th ...

Coal addiction ‘must be overcome’ to ease climate change, UN chief says in Bangkok

New York: In Thailand for the ASEAN Summit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited a climate mitigation project in Bangkok's new Centenary Park on Saturday w ...