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New York, Mar 27 (Just Earth News): Food security and nutrition levels have sharply deteriorated over the last five years in the Near East and North Africa due largely to the spread and magnitude of conflicts and protracted crises, reversing the pre-2010 trend of improvement, a new United Nations report said on Monday. more
UN agency chief urges stronger cooperation to aid refugees' transfer from Greek islands

New York, Mar 27 (Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations refugee agency on Monday noted the need for more accommodations on the Greek mainland to help improve conditions at recep ...

UN appalled at killing of aid workers in South Sudan

New York, Mar 27 (Just Earth News): Six aid workers from a national non-governmental organization were killed when their convoy was ambushed on Saturday while travelling along the Government ...

UN envoy calls for urgent measures to protect ceasefire in Syria

New York, Mar 26 (Just Earth News): Voicing deep concern over recent escalation of fighting in Syria, the United Nations Special Envoy for the country has urged Iran, Russia and Turkey to un ...

UN spotlights slave descendants' legacy of achievements, overcoming 'dark chapter of human history'

New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): Stressing the importance of remembering slavery and slave trade in human history, the legacy of which "resounds down the ages," United Nations Secretary-G ...

IOM: Humanitarian agencies prepare for increased displacement of drought-affected Somalis into Ethiopia

Ethiopia, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): As severe food insecurity continues to rise due to the worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are being forced to leave their homes in search of water, f ...

Two years on, Yemen conflict targets children, food trucks and even fishermen's boats - UN

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): The conflict in Yemen is raging, the United Nations human rights chief on Friday warned, urging those fighting to work towards a ceasefire and to allow hu ...

DPRK's latest ballistic missile and engine test raises risk of regional arms race - UN Security Council

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned the ballistic missile launch and a ballistic missile engine test conducted by the Democ ...

UN condemns deadly terrorist attack in London; expresses solidarity with UK government and people

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Secretary-General Guterres and members of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday extended condolences on behalf of the Organization to the Gover ...

Security Council and region must 'speak with one voice,' end suffering in South Sudan - UN chief

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General Guterres on Thursday stressed the need for the leadership of South Sudan to achieve an immediate cessation of hostilities ...