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New York, June 24(Just Earth News): Afghans need to see their Government taking the reins for security in the country, delivering much needed services and creating jobs, says the United Nations envoy to the country, Tadamichi Yamamoto. more
Pakistan: UN chief condemns separate deadly bomb attacks

New York, June 24(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the twin bombing at a marketplace in Parachinar, in the Federally Administered Tribal Are ...

More than $350 million pledged for refugees in Uganda; 'A good start, we cannot stop,' says UN chief

New York, June 23(Just Earth News): A 'Solidarity Summit' for refugees hosted by Uganda has raised some $358 million in pledges, the United Nations announced on Friday.

Security 'number one concern' of displaced Iraqis seeking to return home – UN study

New York, June 23(Just Earth News): With three million Iraqis remaining internally displaced across the country, the United Nations migration agency on Friday published findings of a study s ...

UN chief welcomes deployment of regional force to combat terrorism in the Sahel

New York, June 23(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the deployment by the so-called Group of Five (G5) – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritani ...

UN opens international probe into alleged abuses in DR Congo's Kasai provinces

New York, June 23(Just Earth News): The United Nations on Friday opened an international investigation into alleged killings, mutilations and destruction of entire villages in the Democratic ...

Many aid groups unable to manage war zone risks, says UN-backed report

New York, Jun 23 (JEN): Humanitarian aid workers want to help people in some of the biggest war zones, but extreme risks and threats are paralyzing their operations, a United Nations-backed ...

Iraq's children caught in cycle of violence and poverty as conflict escalates, UNICEF warns

New York, Jun 23 (JEN): The past three years of intensifying conflict in Iraq have left the country's children trapped in a grinding cycle of violence and poverty, an assessment out on Thurs ...

UN agency condemns killing of two journalists working on assignment in Iraq

New York, Jun 23 (JEN): The killing of two journalists in Iraq drew strong condemnation on Thursday from the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom and the safety of journ ...

Uganda and UN to convene 'solidarity summit' amid fast-growing refugee emergency

New York, June 22(Just Earth News): Facing a fast-growing refugee crisis, Uganda is set to host in its capital, Kampala, a 'Solidarity Summit' with the support of the United Nations, to rall ...