United Nations

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 06:32
Kenya has set a goal to get 100,000 Somali refugees to return home voluntarily by the end of the year, as money shortages have forced the U.N. to reduce food rations for the displaced.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 06:24
UN forces have deployed ground troops, attack helicopters and drones to support a campaign by the Democratic Republic of Congo's army against rebels in the northeast of the country.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 06:21
UN peacekeepers regularly barter goods for sex with people in the countries the world body is meant to be helping, a draft UN report says.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 06:20
The Obama administration is facing increasing pressure over the detention of migrant mothers and children awaiting deportation hearings – a practice condemned by immigrant rights’ groups, Catholic bishops and dozens of congressional Democrats alike. But across the border, Mexico is also feeling the heat as the United Nations urged it this week to end its growing detentions of child migrants.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 06:34
Eritrea's government has dismissed as a "vile slander" a UN report accusing it of human rights violations on a scale "seldom witnessed elsewhere".
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 10:15
The United States welcomes the June 6 announcement that the UN-facilitated consultations among Yemeni stakeholders will begin in Geneva on June 14.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 06:50
The top United Nations official in Somalia today lauded the progress made in the Horn of Africa country amid military and political gains.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 06:46
Since horrific allegations came to light that international soldiers may have abused children in the Central African Republic, the U.S. has been calling for a full investigation into these reports as well as into the manner in which they were handled.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 06:35
Eritrea's government may have committed crimes against humanity, including a shoot-to-kill policy on its borders, a UN investigation says.
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 06:34
Congo’s army and U.N. forces should work together in the fight against rebels in the east, a top U.S. State Department official said Thursday.