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03:52, 21 June 2018 Thursday
09:32, 20 June 2018 Wednesday

UN chief regrets US exit from rights council

Antonio Guterres 'would have much preferred for the United States to remain in the Human Rights Council,' spokesman says

15:12, 19 June 2018 Tuesday

UN envoy departs Yemen after talks with Houthi leaders

Martin Griffiths leaves Sanaa after talks with Houthi leaders fail to break deadlock over ongoing fight for Al-Hudaydah

11:43, 19 June 2018 Tuesday

Record 68 5M people displaced worldwide

Global tide of forcibly displaced people rose 2.9M last year; Turkey hosts largest refugee population, most Syrians

12:02, 18 June 2018 Monday

UN ceasefire efforts in Yemen fizzle

After two days of talks in the capital Sanaa, UN envoy Martin Griffiths was due to brief the Security Council later Monday on his efforts to end the crisis over Hodeida, a key entry point for desperately-needed aid in a country on the brink of famine.

14:22, 16 June 2018 Saturday

UN envoy in Yemen for emergency talks on Hodeida

Martin Griffiths is expected to propose to rebel leaders that they cede control of the Red Sea port to a UN-supervised committee to avoid further fighting with advancing government troops which are backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

10:34, 16 June 2018 Saturday

Expert calls on UN to stop promoting Myanmar s lies

Maung Zarni says 'UN needs to stop promoting Myanmar’s lies – such as bypassing the calls for ICC-led accountability'

16:21, 14 June 2018 Thursday

UN envoy meets Myanmar s Suu Kyi

Special envoy on first visit to liaise with Myanmar’s government to enhance its cooperation with UN on Rakhine state

09:15, 14 June 2018 Thursday

Palestine welcomes UN General Assembly resolution

Turkey also says adoption of the resolution on protection of Palestinian civilians 'a major victory'

17:43, 13 June 2018 Wednesday

UN slams decision of turning away migrant ship

'As a European, l feel ashamed,' UN refugee chief says after a ship carrying 629 migrants in the Mediterranean was turned away

17:34, 13 June 2018 Wednesday

UN warns against military action in Yemen's Hudaydah

UN special envoy for Yemen calls on all sides to exercise restraint

16:28, 11 June 2018 Monday

UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

The fighting occurred in the town of Bambari, according to UN sources there and in the capital Bangui. A CAR soldier was also injured.

14:15, 11 June 2018 Monday

New secretive deal between UN Myanmar smells foul

Newly-organized UN in Myanmar has shelved organization’s own governing principles of transparency and inclusivity, as evidenced by freshly-inked MOU with Myanmar

10:34, 08 June 2018 Friday

Global food prices on rise in May UN food body

Food and Agriculture Organization food price index reaches highest level since October last year

13:23, 07 June 2018 Thursday

UN expert urges N Korea prisoner amnesty

Tomas Ojea Quintana, the UN's special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea, called on Pyongyang to "issue a general amnesty to release hundreds of prisoners".

16:29, 07 June 2018 Thursday

46 migrants drown on Yemen s shores 16 missing

Migrants were trying to cross from Horn of Africa to find employment in Yemen and the Gulf, UN says

17:06, 03 June 2018 Sunday

UN calls for calm in Mali opposition protest

The opposition said some 30 people were hospitalised after security forces fired "live ammunition" at protesters on Saturday.

15:04, 02 June 2018 Saturday

US vetoes UN resolution on Palestinians

In draft resolution, Kuwait asks for 'protection of the Palestinian people' at UN Security Council

10:18, 02 June 2018 Saturday

Turkey slams US veto on Palestinians

Presidential aide Ibrahim Kalin says veto confirms U.S. sides with the powerful, not the righteous

14:34, 01 June 2018 Friday

UN decries Israeli plan to demolish Bedouin homes

Red Cross to send two surgical teams with 50-bed surgical unit to Gaza

12:59, 01 June 2018 Friday

UN 41 million migrants linked to Africa

Growing intra-African migration' can positively impact structural transformation in destination countries', says report

12:44, 31 May 2018 Thursday

Turkey donates 10M to UN agency for Palestine Refugees

Foreign Ministry says country to also give $1.2 million to WHO following recent incidents at Gaza Strip

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