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New York, Aug 18(Just Earth News): Warning about escalating suffering in Yemen's man-made catastrophe, senior United Nations officials on Friday addressed the Security Council, calling on the international community to push for a political solution to the more than two-year-old conflict. more
UN chief Guterres condemns deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona

New York, Aug 18(Just Earth News): Condemning on Thursday's terrorist attack on Barcelona, Secretary-General António Guterres said the United Nations stands in solidarity with the Governmen ...

South Sudan refugees in Uganda exceed one million; UN renews appeal for help

New York, Aug 18(Just Earth News): As the number of refugees from South Sudan in Uganda passes one million – the vast majority of whom are women and children – the United Nations refugee ...

In East Darfur, UN refugee chief urges international support for Sudan

New York, Aug 18(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee chief has called for international solidarity and resources to aid Sudan, which is one of the major hosting countries for refuge ...

As tensions on Korean Peninsula grow, UN chief urges world to 'dial up' diplomacy

New York, Aug 17(Just Earth News): Addressing the growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday said it was important “to dial d ...

Post-election Kosovo entering period of uncertainty that will demand strong leadership – UN envoy

New York, Aug 17(Just Earth News): Following the parliamentary elections of 11 June, which took place without “major irregularities or incidents,” Kosovo has entered a “period of uncer ...

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Borno State, Nigeria

New York, Aug 16(Just Earth News): Condemning a series of terrorist attacks in north-eastern Nigeria, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for those responsible for ...

Security Council told African-led force on terrorism in the Sahel operational but challenged

New York, Aug 16(Just Earth News): The joint task force by the so-called Group of Five (G5) – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – to tackle the threat of terrorism in Africa ...

More survivors, remains of deceased African migrants found on Yemen beach, says UN agency

New York, Aug 16(Just Earth News): Over the past three days, the UN migration agency has found more survivors and victims' remains from last week's tragedy – when hundreds of migrants were ...

'Dramatic' rise in Central African Republic violence happening out of media eyes, warns UNICEF

New York, Aug 16(Just Earth News): The Central African Republic (CAR) has spiralled into violence and remains one of the worst countries in the world to be a child and “right now there are ...