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22 Aug
Thirteen Taliban leaders were permitted to travel despite sanctions so that they could meet foreign officials abroad. Russia and China had argued this should be allowed to continue, but other countries disagreed.
22 Aug
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has visited the Ukrainian port of Odesa, where grain exports are moving after a monthslong blockade. He says food insecurity is still a huge issue in developing countries.
21 Aug
France withdrew the last of its troops from its former colony on Tuesday. Their exit from Mali coincided with a letter Mali sent to the UN stating that France helped Islamist militants to destabilize the Sahel country.
21 Aug
The Democratic Republic of Congo's resentment of UN peacekeepers is a wake-up call and offers an opportunity for introspection. The UN must change its approach to missions in Africa's hot spots, writes DW's George Okach.
10 Aug
UN investigators have said there is growing evidence of crimes against humanity in Myanmar since last year's military coup. The team said it had compiled documentary evidence of the junta's crackdown on dissent.
6 Aug
Democratic Republic of Congo has asked the spokesman for a U.N. mission in the country to leave, accusing him of "indelicate and inappropriate" statements that contributed to tensions behind deadly protests last week.
30 Jul
At least three UN peacekeepers and 12 demonstrators are killed in escalating anti-UN protests in eastern DR Congo. Also, French President Emmanuel Macron says that his country will open colonial archives on Cameroon to shed light upon the painful era. He is in Yaounde at the start of a tour of Central Africa aimed at further resetting relations with the continent.
29 Jul
China should also release people detained during Hong Kong's protests in 2019, the UN Human Rights Committee has said. It marks the panel's first recommendation since 2020.
24 Jul
The International Court of Justice has thrown out Myanmar's objections to queries over its treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority. This paves the way for the case to be heard in full, a process that could take years.
22 Jul
Mali junta expels UN peacekeeping mission spokesman over tweets. BAMAKO – Mali's military government on Wednesday ordered the spokesman of the United Nations peacekeeping mission MINUSMA to leave the country within 72 hours over Tweets about a diplomatic incident with Ivory Coast that has soured relations with the U.N.
19 Jul
Britain's Prince Harry spoke on Monday at the United Nations about seeking insight from the words of Nelson Mandela during a time of "global uncertainty and division" and urged countries to take action to combat climate change.
16 Jul
Russia and Ukraine made enough progress on resolving their dispute over blocked grain exports that "a final agreement" could be reached next week, the UN and Turkey said after face-to-face talks in Istanbul.

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Iran continues to be rocked by anti-government protests. Officials have urged security forces to respond harshly to anyone they say is endangering public order. State media reports that more than 40 protesters and police officers have been killed.
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Half of the coaches in the NSWL were either fired or resigned in 2021 following misconduct allegations. An independent investigation found that the league did little to address sexual harassment and other abuses.
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Car bombings in central Somalia claimed the lives of scores of people, including senior regional officials. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack as the government ups its efforts against the terror group.