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UN: New special envoys to Libya and Afghanistan appointed

UN: New special envoys to Libya and Afghanistan appointed

After months of the post being vacant, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday appointed Senegalese diplomat Abdoulaye Batili as special…

World food prices continued to decline in August

Global food prices continued to fall for the fifth consecutive month, with vegetable oil prices even falling below their August…

Yemen: UN condemns Houthi attack near Taiz

The UN special envoy for Yemen, Hans Grudberg, on Wednesday condemned an attack by Shiite Houthi rebels on army positions…

UN: Allegations of torture in China’s Xinjiang ‘credible’

Crimes against humanity may have been committed in China's Xinjiang autonomous region, the United Nations said in a report released…

UN: China’s allegations of crimes against humanity in Xinjiang ‘credible’

LAST UPDATE: 09:46 The United Nations spoke of possible "crimes against humanity" for which there is "credible evidence", particularly of…

UN: Half of health care facilities around the world lack basic sanitation services

Half of health care facilities around the world lack basic sanitation services, exposing the nearly four billion people who use…

Pakistan: UN emergency appeal to raise $160 million

The UN and the government of Pakistan today launched an emergency appeal to raise $160 million to help more than…

The UN is calling for the resumption of development aid in Afghanistan

The international community should start providing development aid to Afghanistan again as the country faces a worsening humanitarian and economic…

Russia blocked the adoption of a text on nuclear disarmament at the UN

Russia on Friday blocked the adoption of a joint declaration after four weeks of UN review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation…

UN: Fifth consecutive year of reduced rainfall is forecast for the Horn of Africa

The worst drought in 40 years to hit the Horn of Africa is expected to continue as the World Meteorological…