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New York: The humanitarian crisis and the resulting suffering will only worsen in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) if persistent violence is not brought under control and there is no political transition, the top United Nations relief official warned on Monday. more
BRP says ISI using proxy account on Twitter to create confusion

Geneva/Islamabad: The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) has said that the Inter-Services Intelligence is using fake accounts to create confusion and undermine the former's efforts to expo ...

Alarmed by plight of Central African refugees in Chad, UN urges funding to scale up humanitarian response

New York: Thousands of refugees who have fled violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) to Chad are facing food and shelter shortages the United Nations refugee agency said Friday, w ...

Guterres urges donors to generously support UN agency for Palestine refugees, ‘as a matter of human solidarity’

New York: Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to generously support the activities of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency fo ...

Civil society in forefront of struggle for gender parity, UN chief tells townhall event

New York: The United Nations has embarked on an initiative to address the male-dominated power structure within its own ranks and now has more women than men in the senior management team ...

UN agency issues refugee protection guidance for thousands of Venezuelans fleeing crisis-torn country

New York: As deepening economic woes force thousands of Venezuelans to flee the crisis-gripped country, the United Nations on Tuesday issued guidance on treating the population as “ ...

After London, NY, Geneva taxis carry 'Save Baloch' adverts

Geneva: Following campaigns in New York and London, Geneva too witnessed 'Save Baloch' adverts as the local taxis were adorned with "Save Baloch People from Pakistani war cri ...

UN envoy on conflict-related sexual violence reports on visits to Iraq and Sudan

New York: A senior United Nations official has stressed the need to ensure survivors of conflict-related sexual violence in Iraq are fully protected and that perpetrators are brought to j ...

UN seeks $80 million to support refugees in Ethiopia

New York: Two United Nations humanitarian agencies are jointly seeking $80 million to provide food assistance to refugees in Ethiopia, which hosts the second largest number of those in Af ...

Hunger rates remain high amid conflict, climate shocks, warns UN food security report

New York: Increased hunger and food insecurity, fuelled by conflict and climatic challenges, continues to inflict suffering on populations in different parts of the world, forcing them to ...