United Nations

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 06:36
The U.N. mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUSCO, has called on the government to deploy its police force more widely.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 06:32
United Nations peacekeepers will remain in the Darfur region of Sudan for at least another year, the Security Council decided in a unanimous vote on Monday.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 06:27
The United Nations Security Council on Monday threatened to blacklist anyone who hinders a peace deal in Mali and authorized the deployment of 40 military ceasefire monitors.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 06:19
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today expressed concerns about the Government's insistence on going ahead with elections on 29 June despite the prevailing political and security environment in the country.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 11:03
We wish to congratulate the Malian people, including the parties to the peace negotiations undertaken in Algiers, for the full signature of the Accord for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali, achieved yesterday in Bamako.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:31
A former supreme court justice of Canada will lead a review of how the UN handled allegations that French and African troops sexually abused children in the Central African Republic.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:26
France vowed on Monday to strengthen cooperation with the U.N. mission in Mali as it seeks to implement an ambitious peace deal aimed at stabilizing the volatile north.
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 06:09
The United Nations on Sunday appointed a Senegalese diplomat to facilitate talks between rival factions in Burundi's political crisis after the opposition accused the previous mediator of bias.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 06:59
In a letter addressed to the UN Security Council, more than 70 countries have demanded that Syria stop its air strikes and use of barrel bombs that have killed thousands of people.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 06:54
Saudi-led warplanes bombed elite Republican Guard forces allied with the dominant Houthi faction in Yemen's civil war on Friday, residents said, as U.N. diplomats in Geneva struggled to nudge the various sides toward a ceasefire deal.