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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. more
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 ...

At UN event in Rome, Pope Francis urges action on climate change, conflicts to end global hunger

New York, Oct 16(Just Earth News): Food security for all requires tackling climate change and ending conflicts, His Holiness, Pope Francis, stressed Monday at an official ceremony for World ...

Bangladesh: At least eight Rohingyas die, many missing as boat capsizes in Naf river

Dhaka, Oct 16 (JEN): At least eight people died after a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized in Naf river on Bangladesh-Myanmar border on Monday, local media ...

Secretary-General condemns Saturday's attacks in Mogadishu; commends responders

New York, Oct 16(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday commended the first responders and residents of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, for mobilizing ...

UN in Somalia condemns 'barbaric' bombings in Mogadishu

New York, Oct 15(Just Earth News): The United Nations in Somalia strongly condemned Saturday’s blasts in the capital, Mogadishu, which reportedly killed or injured dozens of people.