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New York, Apr 16 (JEN): The United Nations Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” the recent series of terrorist attacks against the embassies of the Republic of Korea and Morocco in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. more
Somalia: UN envoy condemns terrorist attack against Ministry

New York, Apr 16 (JEN): The top United Nations official in Somalia condemned yesterday a terrorist attack against the Ministry of Culture and Higher Education in Mogadishu city that resulted ...

After migrant catastrophe in Mediterranean, UN urges for rescue operations

New York, Apr 16 (JEN): The latest maritime catastrophe to claim the lives of refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea is yet another indication of the need for a “robust” rescue- ...

Millions of Yemenis face food insecurity amid escalating conflict: FAO

New York, Apr 16 (JEN): Nearly 11 million people in Yemen are severely food insecure and millions more are at risk of being unable to meet their basic food needs, the United Nations Food and ...

UN rights chief urges Burundi’s politicians to pick right path at ‘critical moment’

New York, Apr 16 (JEN):The United Nations human rights chief said on Wednesday that inside and outside Burundi, stakeholders are extremely concerned about tensions rising sharply as a series ...

Mali: UN mission condemns ‘cowardly and heinous’ attack on compound

New York, Apr 16 (JEN): The United Nations in Mali condemned Wednesday’s deadly attack on its Gao area compound that injured nine peacekeepers, killed at least three civilians and inj ...

Doha: UN anti-crime agency unveils new partnership to tackle match-fixing

New York, Apr 16 (JEN): The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announced on Wednesday a new partnership with the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) to help strength ...

UN envoy on Middle East peace meets Palestinian Prime Minister

New York, Apr 16 ((JEN): The United Nations official charged with coordinating the Middle East peace process said on Wednesday that he is pleased

Ban calls on world’s athletes to help bolster UN sustainability agenda

New York, Apr 16 (JEN): Hailing the immense power of sport to make the world a better, more tolerant place for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday encouraged all sportsmen and wo ...

At a conference, Ban calls for investment to achieve sustainable energy

New York, Apr 16 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday called on business leaders to expand investment in low-carbon growth and opportunities to advance sustainabl ...