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New York: A Palestinian Bedouin community is under threat from a demolition order within days, to make way for Israeli settlement expansion, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, warned on Tuesday. more
Afghanistan: Bring ‘architects’ of latest ‘appalling’ suicide bombing to justice, says deputy UN mission chief

New York: In the wake of dozens of civilian deaths – the most recent, a suicide attack in Jalalabad on Sunday – a high-level United Nations representative on the ground called ...

Two shipwrecks add to ‘alarming increase’ in migrant deaths off Libya coast: IOM

New York: More than 200 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean in the past three days, bringing the overall death toll so far this year to more than 1,000, the International Organizat ...

UN chief hears ‘heartbreaking accounts’ of suffering from Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh; urges international community to ‘step up support’

New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh on Monday, declaring that “nothing could have prepared me for the sca ...

UN chief applauds Bangladesh for ‘opening borders’ to Rohingya refugees in need

New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has applauded Bangladesh for giving a safe haven to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees driven from their homes i ...

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) now root cause of rape and genocide in Balochistan: Naela Quadri Baloch

Vancouver: Naela Quadri Baloch, the Vancouver-based activist for a free Balochistan, said never in the history of the region and its resistance to outsiders were their women abducted ...

‘Bleakest period yet’ in Occupied Palestinian Territory: UN human rights expert

New York: Reports of the indignities faced by people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory have “painted the bleakest picture yet” of the human rights situation there, a Unite ...

UN chief heads to Bangladesh to spotlight continuing perils facing Rohingya refugees

New York: The continuing plight of nearly one million Rohingya refugees driven from their homes in Myanmar will be the focus of the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterre ...

EU migration deal welcomed by UN agencies

New York: UN humanitarian agencies on Friday broadly welcomed a freshly-inked deal on migration by European Union leaders which calls for more Member States to take responsibility within ...

UN rights expert ‘strongly recommends’ probe by International Criminal Court into ‘decades of crimes’ in Myanmar

New York: The United Nations rights expert on Myanmar is “strongly” recommending that the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigate and prosecute those allegedly responsi ...