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UN court upholds life for two convicted in Srebrenica massacre

Den Haag - The UN's Yugoslav war crimes court on Friday upheld life convictions of two Bosnian Serbs for their role in the Srebrenica massacre of almost 8,000 Muslim men and boys in 1995.

Nigeria needs regional force to defeat Boko Haram

Addis Ababa - Nigeria must accept it cannot defeat Boko Haram fighters alone and work with regional armies in a new multinational force, the United Nations envoy for the Sahel region said Wednesday.

Turkey's rights record under fire at UN

Geneva - Turkey faced harsh criticism Tuesday at a United Nations review of its rights record, with diplomats condemning intimidation of journalists and brutal police crackdowns on demonstrators.

UN halts Gaza house repairs saying donors failed to pay up

Gaza - The UN agency for Palestinian refugees said on Tuesday that it cannot afford to repair Gaza homes damaged in last year's war with Israel because donors have failed to pay.

Attack on Ukraine's Mariupol targeted civilians: UN

New York - A rocket attack on the Ukrainian city of Mariupol that killed 30 people at the weekend deliberately targeted civilians and the perpetrators must be brought to justice, a senior UN official said Monday.

Haiti urges UN to keep troops in country

Port-au-prince - The Haitian government urged the United Nations Security Council against cutting its troop presence ahead of crucial elections.

Security Council delegation visits Haiti

Port-au-prince - United Nations Security Council members arrived in Haiti for a three-day visit to urge the government to hold long-delayed elections in order to stem a mounting political crisis.

UN meets to confront anti-Semitism after Paris attacks

New York - French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy on Thursday led calls at the United Nations to confront a global rise in anti-Semitism, during a special session held two weeks after the Paris attacks that shocked the world.

Myanmar to look into monk 'whore' slur after UN reproach

Myanmar Thursday said it would look into incendiary comments by the country's most notorious hardline monk who branded a UN envoy a "whore" after strong condemnation from the United Nation's, but indicated it was unlikely to act against the cleric.

UN panel on N. Korea rights says report still stands

Seoul - The head of the UN commission that produced a damning report on North Korean rights abuses has dismissed Pyongyang's claim that doubts about the credibility of a prominent witness made the panel's findings "invalid.

UN staffer freed after new Central African kidnapping

Bangui - Armed men from the mainly Christian anti-balaka militia released a UN employee in the Central African Republic after holding her briefly on Tuesday, a military spokesman said.

UN employee 'kidnapped' in capital of Central African Republic

Bangui - Armed men kidnapped a female UN employee in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic on Tuesday, a day after two aid workers were seized, said a source with the UN force.

UN warns of growing inequality and joblessness

Geneva - Unemployment will rise by 11 million in the next five years due to slower growth and turbulence, the UN warned on Tuesday.

Libya army declares ceasefire after UN talks

Benghazi - Libya's army announced a ceasefire Sunday, joining an Islamist-backed militia alliance in declaring a truce that the UN hailed as a "significant" step towards ending months of violence.

Peacekeeper killed in fresh attack on UN camp in Mali: Source

Bamako - A soldier with the UN force in Mali was killed early on Saturday when gunmen launched a fresh attack on the camp housing UN troops in the country's north, a source told AFP.

Militias announce Libya truce after Geneva accord

Tripoli - An Islamist-backed militia alliance on Friday announced a ceasefire in conflict-strewn Libya, following an agreement at UN-brokered peace talks between warring factions.

WHO sounds alarm on Ukraine's creaking health system

Geneva - Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine has wreaked havoc on the health system, with more than five million people affected, the United Nations said on Friday.

Libya's warring parties agree on roadmap for unity government

Geneva - Libya's warring factions have agreed on a roadmap to form a unity government after two days of UN-brokered talks in Geneva, touted as the last chance to avert total anarchy in the country.

'Last chance' Libya peace talks start in Geneva

Geneva - Peace talks between Libya's warring factions kicked off in Geneva Wednesday in what their United Nations mediator warned could be a last chance to prevent all-out chaos in the oil-rich country.

UN hosts 'last chance' Libya peace talks

Geneva - The United Nations gathered Libya's rival factions for talks in Geneva Wednesday, amid warnings they could be the last chance to halt intensifying fighting for the country's main cities and oil wealth.

UN conference asks men to speak out for women's rights

New York - A controversial conference on gender equality opened at the United Nations on Wednesday with its focus squarely on getting men and boys engaged in promoting women's rights.

'Vicious' Boko Haram attacks send over 11,000 fleeing to Chad

Geneva - The United Nations on Tuesday said that the latest wave of Boko Haram's "vicious, ruthless attacks" in northeastern Nigeria had sent 11,320 people fleeing into Chad in a matter of days.

UN says hundreds slaughtered in S.Sudan atrocities

Juba - Rebels in South Sudan slaughtered at least 353 civilians in April last year, including people sheltering in a mosque, hospital and a United Nations base, UN rights investigators said Friday.

Khmer Rouge leader hospitalised during genocide trial

Phnom Penh - A former Khmer Rouge leader was hospitalised Thursday during his trial for mass murder, forced marriage and rape in the 1970s, forcing Cambodia's war crimes court to suspend the proceedings.

Ebola fight has coordination problem, says new UN mission chief

Monrovia - The three west African countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic should be leading the response against the killer virus, the UN's new mission chief on the disease said, condemning "a problem of coordination" in the fightback.

UN chief condemns 'horrendous' Paris attack   

New York - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned the "horrendous" attack on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, branding it an assault on the media and freedom of expression."It was a horrendous, unjustifiable and cold-blooded crime.

UN troops prepare offensive against DR Congo rebels

New York - UN troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo are taking up positions to support a planned offensive against Hutu rebels in the east after they ignored a deadline to surrender, a UN spokesman said.

UN postpones Libya peace talks again

New York - The United Nations postponed peace talks between Libya's warring factions which had been scheduled for Monday and no new date has been set for the meetings.

Victory against Ebola 'within our reach': New UN mission chief

Accra - Ending the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history is a difficult task, but it is "within our reach", the UN's new mission chief on the disease said, warning that the world has no choice but to beat back the infection."This is a global crisis.

Israel freezing tax payment to Palestinians over ICC bid

Jerusalem - Israel is delaying the transfer of taxes it collects on behalf of the Palestinians in retaliation for their application to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), an official confirmed Saturday.
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