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New York: The United Nations has strongly condemned Saturday’s attack on a school in southwestern Cameroon, which claimed the lives of eight children, and wounded another twelve. more
UN censures ‘heinous attacks’ in Lake Chad Basin

New York: The Secretary-General strongly condemned “heinous attacks” against civilians in the Lake Chad Basin, a UN spokesperson said on Monday.

UN-African Union mission working to restore calm after recent Darfur violence

New York: The joint UN-African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) is working with Sudanese and local authorities to de-escalate tensions following recent violent incidents in two n ...

UN condemns deadly attack against peacekeepers in Central African Republic

New York: A UN peacekeeper from Rwanda was killed and two others were wounded in a deadly attack in the Central African Republic on Monday.

Iraq: UN probe into ISIL atrocities making ‘real progress’, Security Council hears

New York ; The special UN Investigative Team probing ISIL atrocities in Iraq is making “real progress,” its chief said on Monday, as it begins to pinpoint the perpetrators of ...

‘Timeless message of unity’ resonates on holy day celebrating Buddhism, amidst pandemic

New York/IBNS: To the millions around the world who celebrate the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha, the UN chief sent warm wishes on Thursday, officially marked as the Day ...

UN launches new project to address link between terrorism, arms and crime

New York : Cheap and easily accessible small arms are increasingly becoming the “weapon of choice” for many terrorist groups, the UN counter-terrorism chief told an event on F ...

UN chief calls for de-escalation across Gulf region after killing of top Iranian General in US airstrike

New York : The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed deep concern over the latest escalation in tension across the Gulf region, following the killing of a top Iranian ...

As COP25 goes into the night, Guterres calls for more climate ambition

New York: With national delegations thrashing out an outcome agreement at the UN COP25 climate change conference in Madrid, the UN chief has called on countries to be more ambitious, side ...

UN human rights report cites ‘multiple root causes’ of deadly Chile protests

New York: During the recent mass protests which led Chile to declare a state of emergency, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a report published on Fr ...