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New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that it is concerned about the deteriorating environment in which Rohingya refugees are living, especially children, who make up 55 per cent of the Rohingya refugee population in Bangladesh.

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Hostilities flare on Yemen’s west coast, sparking new displacement – UN refugee agency

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): As hostilities intensify in frontline areas on Yemen’s west coast, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday that it is bracing for further ...

UN chief stresses need to denuclearize Korean Peninsula, avoid ‘sleepwalking into war’

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres wrapped up a short visit to Tokyo on Thursday with an appeal to the Democratic People’ ...

In Tanzania, UN peacekeeping chief pays tribute to ‘blue helmets’ killed in DR Congo

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Thursday attended a ceremony in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in honour of the coun ...

'Golden opportunity' missed for progress on intra-Syrian talks, says UN envoy

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): A “golden opportunity” has been missed to decide the future of Syria at the end of the latest round of United Nations-supported talks in ...

UN peacekeeping chief visits injured Tanzanian ‘blue helmets’ in DR Congo

New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Wednesday thanked individually peacekeepers who fought to hold off an attack on 7 December in t ...

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 ...

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 ...