Saturday, 23rd September 2023


15 Jun 2018
A first-ever UN human rights report on Kashmir calls for international inquiry into multiple violations. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on "a conflict that has robbed millions of their basic human rights, and continues to this day to inflict untold suffering."
21 Apr 2018
French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel is the head of the UN entity investigating serious crimes in Syria, the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (IIIM). As the panel presents its first report to the UN General Assembly, Marchi-Uhel granted an interview to FRANCE 24 in New York. She explained the panel's working methods and expressed hope that crimes committed during Syria's war will one day be referred to the International Criminal Court, or to an ad hoc tribunal.
22 Mar 2018
UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, expressed his concern about the situation in Yemen, a country ravaged by war, famine and cholera.
28 Feb 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin's daily five-hour truce in Eastern Ghouta looks to have already broken down with the UN reporting that fighting has continued in the region.
27 Feb 2018
At a meeting of the UN's Human Rights Council in Geneva, Hungary's foreign minister Peter Szijjarto defended Hungary's approach to tackling immigration. "Migration is dangerous. Migration can be bad very easily and it is not unstoppable.
24 Feb 2018
UN seeks new strategy in tackling IDP issues.
23 Feb 2018
The conflict in Eastern Ukraine has now been raging for almost four years. There is a peace deal in place but there are ceasefire violations on a daily basis. Hopes now rest on a UN peacekeeping mission.
12 Feb 2018
The UN secretary general has called for urgent action after a recent video emerged of African migrants being sold as slaves in Libya.
11 Feb 2018
UN says 43% of developing world pregnancies are unplanned.
3 Jan 2018
The U.S. is calling for emergency meetings of the UN Security Council and the Human Rights Council on those increasingly violent protests in Iran.
19 Dec 2017
A Deutsche Welle investigation has found evidence of collusion between UN-trained rangers and the poachers they are supposed to be stopping in Tanzania.
12 Dec 2017
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discusses the annual global conference on climate change and the escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.


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Pope Francis heads Friday (September 22) to Marseille for a two-day visit focused on the Mediterranean and migration, and bringing a message of tolerance amid bitter debate over how Europe manages asylum seekers.
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Aid agencies in Libya said local authorities and charities are struggling with the scale of the disaster. Survivors are now at risk from the spread of diseases such as cholera.
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For one group, at least, the erection of the Berlin Wall on August 13, 1961 was a stroke of luck. Over the following decades, the Wall would be the lifeblood of the East German secret police, known as the Stasi.
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Often the only way to identify the dead after natural disasters, like Libya's floods or Hawaii's wildfire, is with DNA, fingerprints and dental records.
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Polish consulates reportedly handed out visas to migrants from Asia and Africa in exchange for thousands of dollars. The allegations could hurt Poland's anti-migration ruling party in upcoming elections.