Gulf Times - United-Nations
UN demands swift Israeli probe into deaths of family of eight in Gaza strike

UN demands swift Israeli probe into deaths of family of eight in Gaza strike

The United Nations demanded the Israeli authorities to move swiftly with an investigation in targeting a Palestinian family in its ongoing aggression on Gaza Strip.

Qatar reiterates support for ICJ on peaceful settlement of disputes

Qatar reiterates support for ICJ on peaceful settlement of disputes

Qatar reiterated its commitment to uphold the Charter of the United Nations (UN) and international law, and reaffirmed its support for the role of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the peaceful settlement of disputes

UNODC calls for innovative approaches to accomplish UN SDGs

UNODC calls for innovative approaches to accomplish UN SDGs

The World Congress of Criminology has stressed the need for innovative approaches to put the Doha Declaration into reality and implement the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Attorney-General made member of UN Peace Advisory Board

Attorney-General made member of UN Peace Advisory Board

The United Nations has chosen HE the Attorney-General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri to be a member of the Peace Advisory Board

Humanity must rescue oceans to rescue itself, UN warns

Humanity must rescue oceans to rescue itself, UN warns

Two days after a climate summit failed to deliver game-changing pledges to slash carbon emissions, the United Nations warned Wednesday that global warming is devastating oceans ...

UN expert calls for quick action to combat climate change

UN expert calls for quick action to combat climate change

A United Nations climate change expert, while speaking at Qatar Foundation (QF), noted that businesses that recognise the need to tackle climate change are positioning themselves for success

UN expert lauds Qatar's rights record, beneficence

UN expert lauds Qatar's rights record, beneficence

A United Nations independent expert has lauded Qatar’s continuing efforts to ensure the rights of all and improve human rights standards

Sri Lanka's new army chief dismisses war crimes claims

Sri Lanka's new army chief dismisses war crimes claims

Sri Lanka's new army chief on Monday brushed aside international outrage over his appointment, saying "anyone can make allegations" that he had committed war crimes.

Thousands of Central American migrants take free rides home courtesy of US government

Thousands of Central American migrants take free rides home courtesy of US government

More than 2,000 Central American migrants seeking to settle in the United States have given up and accepted free rides home under a 10-month-old program

China warns on IS revival in Syria

China warns on IS revival in Syria

China's Syria envoy said Tuesday that "terrorist organisations" including the Islamic State group are being revived in the war-ravaged country, urging the international community not to ignore the "early warning" signs.

UN agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar

UN agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar

The United Nations' refugee agency and Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday started to consult more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi killing two UN staff

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi killing two UN staff

A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed two United Nations' staff on Saturday, several medical sources said.