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Security Council condemns actions of Houthi militants to derail Yemen's transition The Security Council today voiced grave concern about the recent deterioration of the security situation in Yemen, condemning the actions of the Houthis, including their escalating campaign to bring down the Government and undermine the country's politi
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On International Day, UN chief urges renewed commitment to world free of nuclear weapons Marking the International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for a renewed global commitment to a world free of nuclear weapons and nuclear tests.
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UN health agency identifies countries at risk for spread of Ebola The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has identified six countries at risk for spread of the Ebola virus disease, adding that it is working with them to ensure that full surveillance, preparedness and response plans are in place.
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UN officials hail role of cultural, religious dialogue in advancing peace, development United Nations officials today highlighted the important role played by the initiative known as the Alliance of Civilizations in building bridges to peace, especially amid the current instability in many parts of the world, as they kicked off a global for
UN News Centre | 3 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Number of Syrian refugees tops 3 million as insecurity grows — UN agency Three million Syrians will have registered as refugees outside of their country today, the UN refugee agency reported, amid accounts of increasingly horrifying conditions inside their homeland — cities where populations are surrounded, people are going
UN News Centre | 4 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ukraine: UN report shows rising civilian deaths, ongoing rights abuses Intense fighting, including the use of heavy weaponry by both sides, in densely populated areas of eastern Ukraine, has increased the loss of civilian life, with an average of around 36 people being killed every day, says a new report issued today by the
UN News Centre | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
SAMOA: From weeds to electricity, UN partnership aims to connect families to electric grid A toxic weed in Samoa is being turned into electricity, raising hopes that families on the southern coast of the Pacific island can be connected to the national grid as a result of a partnership between the Government and the United Nations.
UN News Centre | 17 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In Bali, UN chief stresses role of young people in building peaceful, sustainable future Addressing a youth forum in Bali, Indonesia, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the role of young people in building a peaceful, sustainable future and encouraged them to be solid global citizens and leaders of today.
UN News Centre | 23 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ebola caseload could exceed 20,000 in course of emergency, UN response roadmap shows The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a roadmap that aims to stop Ebola transmissions within six to nine months, but acknowledges the actual number of cases may be much higher than that currently reported and the total caseload cou
UN News Centre | Aug 28, 2014 6:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ban alarmed by 'dangerous escalation' in Ukraine crisis; Security Council holds emergency talks Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is alarmed by what seems to be a “dangerous escalation” in the crisis in Ukraine with reports that the fighting in the eastern part of the country has spread near the border with Russia.
UN News Centre | Aug 28, 2014 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend