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New York, Oct 26 (JEN): The United Nations expert on Myanmar Friday cautioned that the situation in Rakhine State is feeding a winder anti-Muslim narrative in the country which threatens the ongoing reform process aimed at a more open and broad-based democracy. more
UN seeks UNSC leadership to end suffering in Syria

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): After its call on all parties in Syria for humanitarian access to relieve the plight of civilians trapped by heavy fighting, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC ...

UN pays out reparations for Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait

New York, Oct 25 (JEN): The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC), which settles the damage claims of those who suffered losses due to Iraq’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait, Thursday ...

UN warns over situation in Eritrea, urges aid for refugees

New York, Oct 25 (JEN): A United Nations expert Thursday urged the international community to focus on the human rights situation in Eritrea which she said is extremely concerning with the m ...

UN urges redoubled efforts to eradicate polio

New York, Oct 25 (JEN): The world is closer than ever to eradicating polio, the United Nations World Health Organization said Thursday while warning that children continue to be at risk, par ...

Ban welcomes talks between Sudan and South Sudan

New York, Oct 23 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the meeting Tuesday between the Presidents of South Sudan and Sudan, at which the two leaders discussed the cont ...

Cyprus: UN praises Muslim, Greek orthodox inter-faith communication

New York, Oct 23 (JEN): An independent United Nations human rights expert is hailing a key breakthrough in inter-faith communication between Muslim and Greek Orthodox leaders in Cyprus, stre ...

Syria cooperated with efforts to destroy chemical arsenal: UN

New York, Oct 23 (JEN): The Syrian Government has been fully cooperating with the destruction of its chemical weapons programme, the head of the joint mission of the Organisation for the Pro ...

UN urges Israel, Palestine to take advantage of renewed talks

New York, Oct 23 (JEN): The top United Nations political chief Tuesday called for taking advantage of the opening that now exists with renewed negotiations between the Israelis and Palestini ...

UN presents plan to resolve Guyana, Venezuela border dispute

New York, Oct 22 (JEN): A United Nations envoy has presented a plan to move forward the long-standing border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela.