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Israel says UN yet to ‘take full advantage’ of new aid route into Gaza

Israel has said the United Nations, the main aid provider in war-ravaged Gaza, is yet to “take full advantage” of a new route meant...

UN secretary-general calls for ‘windfall’ tax on profits of fossil fuel companies

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres called on Wednesday for a “windfall” tax on the profits of fossil fuel companies to help pay for the fight...

UN approves resolution to commemorate 1995 Srebrenica massacre annually

The United Nations approved a resolution on Thursday establishing an annual day to commemorate the 1995 genocide of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims by...

More than 100,000 people have fled Rafah, says UN

Heavy fighting between Israeli troops and Palestinian militants on the outskirts of the southern Gaza city of Rafah has left crucial nearby aid crossings...

UN warns of hunger fears as Gaza Strip is hit by communications blackout

A prolonged communications blackout that severed telephone and internet connections compounded the misery on Saturday in the besieged Gaza Strip, where a United Nations...

More than 500,000 people have fled Ukraine since Russian attack, UN says

More than 500,000 people have fled Ukraine since Russia invaded the country last week, according to the UN refugee agency. UN High Commissioner for Refugees...

Angelina Jolie visits Burkina Faso as UN Special Envoy

As Special Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Jolie marked World Refugee Day on Sunday in Burkina Faso’s Goudoubo refugee camp...

Egypt urges UN to intervene in dispute over Ethiopia’s Nile river dam

Egypt wants the United Nations Security Council to “undertake its responsibilities” and prevent Ethiopia from starting to fill its massive, newly built hydroelectric dam...

George Floyd’s brother urges UN to investigate police killings

The brother of George Floyd has made a heartfelt plea to the UN’s top human rights body to launch intense international scrutiny of systemic...

UN calls for investigation into Sudan’s slide into ‘human rights abyss’

UN experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces’ deadly break-up of...

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