A UN rights report sheds light on the plight of Libyans seven year after a NATO-led military intervention there, saying rival armed groups in the North African state continue to kill and torture civilians with impunity, while Europe-bound refugees are still being bought and sold in “open slave markets.”
The United Nations has called on Ankara to end a state of emergency in place in the country since 2016, saying it has led to “massive and serious” rights violations in the southeastern Kurdish-majority areas.
The United Nations has launched an appeal for nearly one billion dollar to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, stressing the importance of establishing conditions for securing the safe return of those displaced.
Syrian Kurdish forces say that Turkish military’s shelling and airstrikes against purported positions of the People's Protection Units (YPG) militants in Syria’s northwestern town of Afrin have claimed the lives of nearly two dozen civilians.
More than two million children suffer from severe malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They are at risk of dying if they do not get the needed assistance. That is what the United Nations has warned.
Myanmar is continuing its "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya with a "campaign of terror and forced starvation" in Rakhine state, a UN human rights envoy said on Tuesday, six months after a military crackdown sparked a mass exodus of the Muslim minority.
The first UN aid convoy began to cross into Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, carrying desperately needed items to the flashpoint enclave as government troops secured a humanitarian corridor for trapped civilians to leave the militant-held area near the capital city of Damascus.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Wildlife Day, 3 March 2018, praised brave park rangers and law enforcement officers for their efforts in fighting wildlife crimes in the field and putting their lives at risk to protect the most threatened species.
Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif referred to the failed attempts of western states to get an anti-Iran resolution approved at Security Council, saying whatever happened in the UN Monday night was a nasty show in support of the country invading Yemen.