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UN Secretary-General warns humanity against nuclear weapons on Hiroshima anniversary

Bells rang in Hiroshima today to mark the 77th anniversary of the dropping of the world's first atomic bomb, with the UN secretary-general and other officials sounding the alarm over a new arms race following Russia's...

UN confirms involvement of Malian soldiers and ‘white soldiers’ in death of 33 civilians

The Malian army and "white soldiers" are involved in the death, in early March in Mali, not far from the border with Mauritania, of 33 civilians, including 29 Mauritanians and 4 Malian citizens, according to a...

UN: Food prices fall again in July

The United Nations food agency's global price index fell again in July after hitting a record high in March. The Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) price index, which records the monthly variation in international prices of a...

North Korea is preparing for its first nuclear test since 2017

UN experts have warned that North Korea is preparing to carry out its first nuclear weapon test since 2017. Construction works at an underground test facility in the north of the country have been observed in recent...

The UN confirms that the Rwandan army has operated in DR Congo

The Rwandan army has intervened in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo in recent months, both directly and by offering support to armed groups, according to a confidential report by experts tasked with...

UN: Investigative mission on the explosions in Olenivka prison in Ukraine

The UN secretary-general will launch a fact-finding mission to find out the "truth" in connection with last week's explosions at Olenivka prison in a pro-Russian separatist region of eastern Ukraine, he announced today, responding to requests...