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US wants 'full investigation' into DRCongo death of UN experts

New York - The US ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday called for a "full investigation" into the death of two UN experts killed in March in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Over one million S.Sudan refugees in Uganda: UN

Site - The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million, the UN said Thursday, with no end in sight to the war behind the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

More than one million S. Sudan refugees in Uganda: UN

Geneva - South Sudan's brutal civil war has forced more than one million people to flee to neighbouring Uganda alone, with another million seeking refuge elsewhere in the region, the UN's refugee agency said Thursday.

Investigators likely slain by Congolese militia: UN probe

New York - Two UN investigators killed in March likely died at the hands of Congolese militia members, a UN inquiry found, adding that further investigation will be required to "fully ascertain the identity" of those involved.

Iraq seeks UN resolution to investigate IS

New York - Iraq has asked the UN to assist it with gathering evidence of crimes committed by the Islamic State group and said it was working with Britain to draft a Security Council resolution to establish an investigation.

Racism, xenophobia must be opposed in US, everywhere: UN

New York - Racism and xenophobia must be countered in the United States as everywhere in the world, UN chief Antonio Guterres said Wednesday in response to a US political firestorm sparked by President Donald Trump.

UN chief urges political solution on Venezuela

New York - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged the Venezuelan government and opposition on Wednesday to re-start negotiations, calling for a brokered solution to the country's economic and political crisis.

Kosovo deadlock has hurt country's economy: UN official

New York - Kosovo's failure to form a government two months after snap elections has hurt the country economically and socially, the head of the UN mission there said Wednesday.

Racism, xenophia must be opposed in US, everywhere: UN

New York - Racism and xenophobia must be countered in the United States as everywhere in the world, UN chief Antonio Guterres said Wednesday in response to a US political firestorm sparked by President Donald Trump.

UN chief offers help in N.Korea diplomacy efforts

New York - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday offered his personal help to help reach a diplomatic solution to the North Korean nuclear stand-off, saying it was time to "dial down rhetoric and dial up diplomacy.

Mali appeals at UN for aid in setting up joint Sahel force

New York - Hit by several attacks on UN camps, Mali on Tuesday called on the international community to provide military material and financial aid from a new joint force being set up by five countries of the Sahel region.

UN rights experts slam US immigrant detention

Geneva - A group of UN experts voiced alarm Monday at the widespread detention of immigrants and asylum seekers in the United States, and warned of "systemic problems" in the country's criminal justice system.

Enough evidence to convict Syria's Assad of war crimes: prosecutor

Geneva - A UN commission probing Syria rights abuses has gathered enough evidence to convict President Bashar al-Assad of war crimes, an outgoing member of the commission said in interviews published Sunday.

Nigerian forces in 'unauthorised search' of UN camp

Kano - Nigerian forces conducted an unauthorised dawn raid on the UN's main base in the country's conflict-torn northeast on Friday, the UN said, further inflaming tensions between the government and aid groups.

UN hits N. Korea with tough new sanctions - but will they work?

New York - In slapping its seventh set of sanctions on North Korea, the United Nations has adopted its toughest measures yet against the regime -- but how effective they will be in changing Pyongyang's behavior is another matter.

Malian ex-rebels holding child prisoners: UN

Bamako - Former rebels are holding child prisoners in their stronghold city of Kidal following clashes with a rival armed group in northern Mali, the United Nations said Thursday.

UN concerned over tens of thousands trapped in Raqa battle

New York - The United Nations on Wednesday urged those fighting in Syria's Raqa to remember "obligations to protect civilians," voicing concern over the tens of thousands of people still trapped without access to aid.

Thousand migrants saved after being left in Niger desert: UN

Niamey - Rescue teams have saved a thousand African migrants abandoned by people smugglers in the Niger part of the Sahara desert in recent months, the UN's International Office of Migration (IOM) said Wednesday.

UNEP chief urges China to do more on climate

Seoul - The world's biggest polluter China has a "big job" ahead of it in the global fight against climate change, the UN's environment chief said Wednesday.

Deadly C. Africa clashes raise genocide fears: UN

Libreville - At least 45 people have been killed in fighting in Central African Republic, aid workers said Tuesday, as the UN said it saw "early signs of a genocide" in the conflict-wracked nation.

UN slams 'systematic use of excessive force' in Venezuela

Geneva - The UN decried Tuesday "widespread and systematic use of excessive force" against demonstrators in Venezuela, saying security forces and pro-government groups were responsible for at least 73 protester deaths.

'Escalating crisis' as Pacific refugee camp closure looms: UN

Sydney - The UN warned of a deepening crisis Tuesday after another asylum-seeker was found dead at a Pacific island detention camp, urging Australia to ensure protection for vulnerable refugees as closure of the facility nears.

UN chief: Syria probe must continue despite prosecutor's resignation

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said a UN commission probing war crimes in Syria should continue its work despite the resignation of prosecutor Carla Del Ponte from the panel.

North Korea defiant after new sanctions, rejects talks

Manila - North Korea vowed Monday that tough new United Nations sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, as it rejected talks and angrily warned the United States of retaliation.

Attack on UN office in Colombia injures police officer

Bogota - A police officer was injured Sunday in an attack on a UN mission monitoring the disarming of FARC rebels in Colombia as part of the group's peace deal with the government, authorities said.

Veteran prosecutor to quit UN Syria probe that 'does nothing'

Geneva - Veteran former war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte, who is on a UN commission probing rights abuses in Syria, has said she intends to resign because the body "does absolutely nothing".

US and China pressure North Korea after sanctions vote

Manila - The United States and China piled pressure on North Korea Sunday to abandon its nuclear missile programme after the UN Security Council approved tough sanctions which could cost Pyongyang $1 billion a year.

Kosovo Roma seek justice for lead-poisoned children

Mitrovica - Kosovo's Roma minority "are not treated as humans," laments Florim Masurica, who is seeking justice for his disabled son, one of the children suffering from suspected lead-poisoning contracted at post-war United Nations camps.

UN toughens sanctions on North Korea

New York - The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously backed a US-drafted resolution that significantly strengthened sanctions on North Korea, imposing a ban on exports aimed at depriving Pyongyang of $1 billion in annual revenue.

UN to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions

New York - The UN Security Council will vote Saturday on a US-drafted resolution toughening sanctions on North Korea, diplomats said Friday, a proposed ban on certain exports that could deprive Pyongyang of $1 billion in annual revenue.
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