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Aid for Sudan to drop despite US easing sanctions: UN

Khartoum - Global financial support for humanitarian work in conflict-riven Sudan is expected to drop this year despite improved aid access and the easing of US sanctions, the top UN aid official in the country said.

'Race against clock' to prepare for west Mosul exodus: UN

Baghdad - The United Nations said Sunday as Iraqi forces launched their offensive to retake west Mosul that it was rushing to build more shelters ahead of an expected wave of displacement.

UN envoy De Mistura questions US engagement on Syria

Munich - UN envoy Staffan de Mistura on Sunday questioned US President Donald Trump's engagement in solving the Syrian war, just days ahead of a new round of peace talks in Geneva."Where is the US in all this?

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children, UN says

Kabul - The UN has condemned the killing of 12 Afghans, including eight children returning from school, by a roadside bomb in the country's volatile east, the latest in a growing number of civilian casualties.

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children, UN says

Kabul - The UN has condemned the killing of 12 Afghans, including eight children returning from school, by a roadside bomb in the country's volatile east, the latest in a growing number of civilian casualties.

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children, UN says

Kabul - The UN has condemned the killing of 12 Afghans, including eight children returning from school, by a roadside bomb in the country's volatile east, the latest in a growing number of civilian casualties.

UN-OPCW panel seeks names of Syrian commanders in gas attacks probe

New York - A UN investigative panel is pressing the Syrian government to hand over the names of commanders, military units and other entities suspected of carrying out chemical attacks, according to a report released Friday.

UN-backed peace talks in balance as Cyprus rivals bicker

Nicosia - The future of UN-backed Cyprus reunification talks hung in the balance on Friday as rival Cypriot leaders rowed over who was at fault for walking out of their negotiations.

Armyworms threaten southern Africa food supply: UN agency

Harare - An outbreak of armyworm caterpillars present in several southern African countries threatens to strip the entire region of key food supplies, warned the UN food agency Thursday.

Cyprus talks break up over decades-old vote

Nicosia - A round of UN-brokered peace talks between rival leaders of divided Cyprus broke up in acrimony Thursday over moves for schools to honour a decades-old referendum on union with Greece.

Cyprus talks break up over decades-old vote

Nicosia - A round of UN-brokered peace talks between rival leaders of divided Cyprus broke up in acrimony Thursday over moves for schools to honour a decades-old referendum on union with Greece.

Cyprus talks break up over decades-old vote

Nicosia - A round of UN-brokered peace talks between rival leaders of divided Cyprus broke up in acrimony Thursday over moves for schools to honour a decades-old referendum on union with Greece.

UN envoy urges greater Syria peace efforts in Moscow

Moscow - UN envoy Staffan de Mistura called Thursday for greater efforts in the push for peace in Syria, as he visited Moscow ahead of a fresh round of talks in Geneva.

'Everything must be done' to preserve Mideast two-state solution: UN chief

Cairo - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in Cairo Wednesday there is no option other than a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict and efforts to reach it should be preserved.

South Sudan war reaches 'catastrophic proportions': UN report

New York - A confidential UN report is warning that the war in South Sudan has reached "catastrophic proportions for civilians" and the rise of militias risks spinning out of control, fueling fighting for years to come.

UN warns of 'looming catastrophe' in 4 besieged Syria towns

Damascus - The top UN official in Damascus has warned of a "looming humanitarian catastrophe" in four besieged towns in Syria, calling for immediate access to deliver aid to some 60,000 residents.

Emergency Harare meeting warns of 'huge' armyworm threat

Harare - International experts at emergency UN talks in Harare warned Tuesday that crop-eating armyworm caterpillars posed a serious threat to food supplies across several African countries.

UN condemns N. Korea missile launch as Trump vows strong response

New York - The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test as US President Donald Trump vowed to deliver a strong response to the provocation.

UN Security Council to meet on N.Korea missile launch

New York - The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on Monday on North Korea's missile launch, the first test since US President Donald Trump took office.

UN to meet after N. Korea claims successful missile test

New York - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test and called for a united international response to the "further troubling violation" of UN resolutions.

'Islamophobia' fuelling terrorism: UN chief

Riyadh - "Islamophobia" in parts of the world is fuelling terrorism, the head of the United Nations said on a visit to Saudi Arabia Sunday, as anti-immigrant sentiment rises in some countries.

'Islamophobia' fuelling terrorism: UN chief

Riyadh - "Islamophobia" in parts of the world is fuelling terrorism, the head of the United Nations said on a visit to Saudi Arabia Sunday, as anti-immigrant sentiment rises in some countries.

'Islamophobia' fuelling terrorism: UN chief

Riyadh - "Islamophobia" in parts of the world is fuelling terrorism, the head of the United Nations said on a visit to Saudi Arabia Sunday, as anti-immigrant sentiment rises in some countries.

UN chief defends choice of ex-Palestinian PM as Libya envoy

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday defended his choice of former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad to be the UN peace envoy to Libya after the United States blocked the appointment.

US blocks appointment of former Palestinian PM as UN Libya envoy

New York - The United States blocked the appointment of former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad to be the new UN envoy to Libya.

UN chief says 'determined' for success in Cyprus talks

Istanbul - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Friday he was "determined" to do his best to facilitate a deal to reunify the divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus, declaring himself neither optimistic nor pessimistic of success.

Key parts of Mali peace deal to roll out this month

Bamako - Key provisions of a peace deal signed by the Malian government and ex-rebels in 2015 are finally due to be rolled out imminently, according to an official document obtained by AFP Friday.

UN chief heads to Turkey ahead of Arab tour

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to Turkey later Thursday for talks ahead of a whirlwind tour of five Arab countries, a UN statement said.

UN says near-term end to Haiti peacekeeping mission is 'likely'

Port-au-prince - The United Nations is likely to withdraw its peacekeeping troops from Haiti, a top UN official said Thursday, scaling back the 12-year mission blamed for a 2010 cholera epidemic.

Former Palestinian PM to be new UN envoy to Libya

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres plans to appoint former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad as UN envoy to Libya, tasked with brokering talks on changes to a faltering political deal, diplomats said Thursday.
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