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New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): The United Nations can help Myanmar to defuse inter-communal tensions and create an environment for safe and dignified repatriation of Rohingya refugees, the Organization’s top political official said Tuesday, stressing that the country could also tap the UN’s capacities and experience in tackling other challenges, including democratic consolidation.

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Armed hostilities on rise again in Ukraine, where conflict ‘never really stopped,’ says UN rights wing

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): An uptick in armed hostilities in Ukraine has resulted in more deaths and new damages to critical water infrastructure storing dangerous chemicals &n ...

In wake of post-election protests in Honduras, UN chief urges authorities to respect rule of law

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday called on authorities in Honduras to uphold the rule of law and respect for human rights followi ...

Recalling Algiers attack, Secretary-General says, 2007 bombing ‘hit heart of the UN’

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): In a message commemorating the 2007 bombing of the United Nations offices in Algiers, the capital of Algeria, Secretary-General António Guterr ...

UN honours 14 peacekeepers killed in eastern DR Congo

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday paid tribute to the Tanzanian peacekeepers killed on 7 December in ...

UN's aim is to protect strong nations, says Balochistan leader

Geneva, Dec 12 (JEN): Unhappy with UN inaction over certain matters taking place in the recent past, exiled Baloch leader Brahumdagh Bugti slammed the organisation for its lack of help ...

Not enough being done to shield civilians from violence in Somalia – UN report

New York, Dec 10 (Just Earth News): The armed conflict in Somalia continues to exact a heavy toll on civilians, damaging infrastructure and livelihoods, displacing millions of people, ...

UN political chief, DPRK officials agree Korean Peninsula faces 'most tense and dangerous' situation

New York, Dec 10(Just Earth News): In their meetings this week, the United Nations political chief and senior officials of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) shared t ...

UN agency begins assisting thousands of West African migrants to leave Libya

New York, Dec 9 (Just Earth News): The United Nations migration agency and the Government of Niger welcomed the first 504 people from Libya to Niger, kicking off a voluntary mass evacu ...

UN Middle East envoy warns of ‘risk of violent escalation’ after US decision on Jerusalem

New York, Dec 9(Just Earth News): Wednesday’s decision by United States President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has been widely welcomed in Israel b ...