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New York: Following further restrictions on goods and supplies that can be moved across the border of the Gaza Strip, the top United Nations humanitarian official there has called for urgent measures to prevent an already critical humanitarian situation from getting worse. more
Nicaragua must end demonstrator killings and seek a political solution in wake of ‘absolutely shocking’ death toll: UN chief

New York: The United Nations Secretary-General has called on the Nicaraguan Government to end violence against demonstrators which has cost an estimated 280 lives, and begin a national &l ...

UN chief condemns violence against civilian protesters in Nicaragua

New York, July 17: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday deplored and condemned the ongoing violence against civilians, including against students, in Nicarag ...

Hostilities in Syria’s southwest, mean cuts in vital aid across Jordanian border: Senior UN official

New York: Escalating conflict in Syria’s southwest has cut vital cross-border aid deliveries from neighbouring Jordan, a senior United Nations official said on Thursday, in an appea ...

‘Agile’, multilateral response vital to combat terrorism – UN chief Guterres

New York: The complex and evolving nature of terrorism necessitates a response that is as agile and multifaceted as the threat itself, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Thursda ...

Mali: UN chief calls for calm as clashes leave over 20 dead in Mopti

New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appealed for calm and restraint in the Mopti region of central Mali, where over 20 people are reported to have been ...

UN global counter-terrorism strategy review an ‘overarching vision for the future’: Assembly President

New York: While there is no “one-size-fits-all” solution to address the challenges posed by terrorism worldwide, international cooperation is key to counter the scourge, the P ...

UN chief condemns explosion at election rally in Zimbabwe that injured dozens, including senior politicians

New York: The UN Secretary-General has condemned an explosion which took place at an election rally in Zimbabwe on Saturday, not long after President Emmerson Mnangagwa left the stage aft ...

UN Envoy ‘confident’ deal can be reached to avert further violence around key Yemeni port city

New York: The United Nations envoy for Yemen expressed confidence on Thursday that a solution can be found to prevent further violence in and around the port city of Hodeida.

First-ever global conference of national counter-terrorism chiefs will strengthen cooperation, build ‘resilient’ States, says top UN official

New York: Heads of counter-terrorism agencies from across the world will be meeting at UN Headquarters in New York next week for the first time, to pool expertise, resources and ideas to ...