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New York, Oct 22(Just Earth News): Condemning “in the strongest terms” the terrorist attack that took place Friday in Egypt's El Wahat desert, the United Nations Security Council underlined the need to bring the perpetrators and sponsors of such “reprehensible acts” to justice. more
Rohingya crisis: UNICEF issues 'Child Alert,' outlines urgent action to save lives

New York, Oct 21(Just Earth News): Issuing a dire warning on the desperate situation of Rohingya refugee children, who now number more than 320,000 in Bangladesh, the United Nations Children ...

UN migration chief urges more support for Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar or 'thousands will suffer'

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): The United Nations migration agency and its partners are supporting Bangladesh in coordinating assistance for the influx of hundreds of thousands of Rohing ...

Watchful of the situation in Raqqa, Syria, UN chief urges need to revive political process

New York, Oct 19 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is urging all sides involved in the fight for Raqqa, Syria, to protect civilians, abide with internatio ...

Iraq: Security Council voices concern over reported violence in Kirkuk

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): The Security Council on Wednesday expressed concern over recent reports of violence near the city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq.

UN strongly condemns terrorist attacks across Afghanistan

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks in Afghanistan that killed at least 70 people and injured more than ...

Libya: Smugglers holding refugees and migrants in deplorable conditions, say UN agencies

New York, Oct 18(Just Earth News): After weeks of conflict in western Libya, United Nations agencies have been working around the clock to meet the urgent needs of the more than 14,000 refug ...

South Sudan's leaders must pull country back from 'impending abyss,' UN peacekeeping chief

New York, Oct 18(Just Earth News): Amid worsening security and the dire humanitarian and human rights situation in South Sudan, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Tuesday ...

Thousands of Rohingya refugees stranded near Bangladesh-Myanmar border – UN

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency is concerned about the humanitarian condition of up to 15,000 Rohingya refugees who are stranded in paddy fields near the ...

UN calls for global solidarity ahead of pledging conference on Rohingya refugee crisis

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): Senior United Nations officials are urging the international community to come together in support of a 23 October pledging conference to “send a strong ...