United Nations

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 06:24
The United Nations secretary general, Ban ki moon will visit South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) next week, Stephen Dujarric, a spokesperson for the world body, has disclosed.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 06:43
The U.S.-backed Saudi coalition as well as Houthi rebels are both restricting humanitarian aid access in the impoverished country where more than 80 percent of people need help, United Nations aid chief Stephen O'Brien said on Tuesday.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 08:23
A Saudi-led coalition fighting in neighboring Yemen has targeted civilians with air strikes and some of the attacks could be a crimes against humanity, United Nations sanctions monitors said in an annual report to the Security Council.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 08:45
Experts conclude Saudi-led coalition conducted widespread airstrikes against civilian targets in violation of international laws.
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 07:19
Members of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday received a draft of a resolution that calls for establishing a U.N. mission to oversee disarmament should Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels reach a final peace deal.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 06:38
A United Nations Security Council delegation headed to Burundi Wednesday with a message for the government and opposition to start substantive dialogue and avert catastrophe before it is too late. It is the second time the Council has visited the country in less than a year a clear indication of its growing concern about the escalating bloodshed.
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 06:49
The U.N. secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, took a veiled swipe Thursday at U.S. and Saudi air operations in Afghanistan and Yemen, denouncing “so-called ‘surgical strikes’” that hit medical facilities last year as “assaults on our common humanity.”
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 06:44
Investigators discovered this month that at least four U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic allegedly paid young girls as little as 50 cents in exchange for sex.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 08:06
In accordance with the Framework partnership for development between Kazakhstan and the United Nations for the period 2016-2020, signed in 2015, the UN agencies will carry out all-round assistance and expertise to support the programs and reforms in the framework of Strategy "Kazakhstan-2050" and five institutional reforms.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 08:05
Secretary of State John Kerry makes remarks at United Nations' meeting regarding International Peace and Security and Countering Terrorism.