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Nawpyidaw, Dec 14 (JEN): Weighing in on the Rohingya crisis, global humanitarian NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) released a report on Tuesday, claiming that a survey by them showed at least 9000 Rohingya people were killed between April and September this year.

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Myanmar can draw on UN expertise in tackling Rohingya returns, Security Council told

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 refug ...

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 ...

ICC Prosecutor asks Security Council to act on outstanding arrest warrants

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): Omar Al Bashir recently travelled to countries that recognize the International Criminal Court (ICC) but none arrested or surrendered the Sudanese Pr ...

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 ...

Violence shuts schools, deprives children of medical care in Syria's East Ghouta, warns UNICEF

New York, Dec 11(Just Earth News): Five of the more than 130 children who require immediate medical evacuation have died as they could not access treatment they needed due to the conti ...

DR Congo: Over a dozen UN peacekeepers killed in worst attack on 'blue helmets' in recent history

New York, Dec 11(Just Earth News): At least 14 United Nations 'blue helmets' in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed and many more injured, in what the S ...

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 ...