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UN Somalia envoy condemns deadly terrorist attack on Mogadishu hotel The top United Nations official in Somalia has strongly condemned yesterday's terrorist attack on a hotel in Mogadishu city that resulted in the death of many civilians, including the Somali Federal Government's Permanent Representative to the UN Of
UN News Centre | Mar 28, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Demanding 'immediate' ceasefire in Libya, Security Council extends UN mission in crisis-torn country Unanimously adopting two separate resolutions on Libya, the Security Council, in the first, called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire and extended the United Nations Support Mission there (UNSMIL) until 15 September, and in the second, adjusted
UN News Centre | Mar 28, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'We must respond,' declares UNESCO chief, launching #Unite4Heritage campaign in Baghdad Taking an innovative step to support Iraqi youth and to mobilize young people worldwide for the protection of cultural heritage, Irina Bokova, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched today
UN News Centre | Mar 28, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ban calls on all Nigerians to 'vote in large numbers' ahead of Saturday's elections On the eve of presidential and parliamentary elections in Nigeria, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all Nigerians to exercise their civic responsibility by going to the polls to vote in large numbers.
UN News Centre | Mar 27, 2015 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN-backed court charges former Khmer Rouge leader with crimes against humanity The United Nations-backed court set up to bring to trial those most responsible for crimes committed during Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime today announced charges against former member Ao An of “crimes against humanity of murder, extermination, persecu
UN News Centre | Mar 27, 2015 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syria: UN health agency 'unable to sustain' operations without significant funding increase Ahead of next week's third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, the United Nations health agency's top official in the country said today that more than 16 million Syrians and Syrian refugees are in need of health support, but tha
UN News Centre | Mar 27, 2015 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN condemns kidnaping of DR Congo refugees, urges their immediate release The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has today strongly condemned the recent kidnapping of Congolese refugees by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling for an immediate release of those still in capt
UN News Centre | Mar 27, 2015 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN rights office welcomes Malawi leader's condemnation of attacks on people with albinism The United Nations Human Rights office today welcomed Malawi President Peter Mutharika's strong statement condemning the recent spate of attacks on people with albinism in his country and urged that the measures he outlined to arrest those responsible for
UN News Centre | Mar 27, 2015 8:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNESCO calls for the protection of cultural heritage in Yemen The escalation of armed conflict in Yemen threatens the country's cultural heritage, warned the head of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the world body's agency responsible for protecting cultural property.
UN News Centre | Mar 27, 2015 7:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cyclone Pam: UN agency reports all 22 Vanuatu islands reached with relief supplies Two weeks after Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, the United Nations says it has reached all 22 storm-affected islands of the country, with food for more than 160,000 people.
UN News Centre | Mar 27, 2015 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend