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Afghanistan sees rise in civilian casualties, UN says

Afghanistan sees rise in civilian casualties, UN says

Civilian casualties from operations conducted by the warring sides in Afghanistan escalated in April compared to the same period last year, a UN report said on Tuesday.

UN warns of risks for trafficking victims due to pandemic

UN warns of risks for trafficking victims due to pandemic

The UN's Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Wednesday warned of increased risks to human trafficking victims due to the coronavirus crisis with people more vulnerable to exploitation and protection ...

UN calls international coalition to develop vaccine for Covid-19

UN calls international coalition to develop vaccine for Covid-19

The United Nations has called for the creation of an international coalition to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

UN urges countries to extend care to all migrants to combat coronavirus

UN urges countries to extend care to all migrants to combat coronavirus

Undocumented migrants, asylum seekers and trafficking victims worldwide should be granted access to healthcare and welfare - regardless of their legal status ...

UN announces preventive measures to prevent coronavirus outbreak

UN announces preventive measures to prevent coronavirus outbreak

The United Nations has announced several important preventive measures related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) and aim to prevent and contain the disease if something happens.

Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief

Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief

UN chief Antonio Guterres launched a ‘call to action’ on Monday against rising attacks on human rights worldwide, highlighting the persecution of minorities and ‘alarming levels of femicide’.

More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan's war last year, the United Nations announced Saturday, as a historic partial truce kicked in across the country.

Qatar, UN discuss co-operation in fight against terrorism

Qatar, UN discuss co-operation in fight against terrorism

The National Counter-terrorism Committee at the Ministry of Interior has held a meeting with a delegation of the UN Counter-terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED).

UN rights chief demands safe corridors for Syrian civilians

UN rights chief demands safe corridors for Syrian civilians

The humanitarian crisis in north-west Syria has reached a horrifying stage as fleeing civilians are attacked by government forces, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said ...

UN lists 112 firms linked to illegal Israeli settlements

UN lists 112 firms linked to illegal Israeli settlements

The UN has released a list of 112 companies with activities in Israeli settlements, which are considered illegal under international law, including Airbnb, Expedia and TripAdvisor.

UN praises Qatar's support to sporting events initiative

UN praises Qatar's support to sporting events initiative

The United Nations has praised Qatar and its support for the launch of a global programme to secure major sporting events and to harness sport as a tool to combat terrorism.

First UN 'mercy flight' leaves Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa

First UN 'mercy flight' leaves Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa

Yemeni children in critical need of medical care were evacuated Monday from the rebel-held capital Sanaa, in what the United Nations hopes will be the first of more mercy flights.