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Hopes for UN Security Council action against Myanmar military coup ‘waning’ fast, warns Special Envoy

Hopes for UN Security Council action against Myanmar military coup ‘waning’...

Christine Schraner Burgener welcomed the fact that the Council was meeting behind closed doors on Friday to discuss the rising death toll on the...
1,600 vaccinated in Guinea Ebola virus outbreak but more jabs needed: WHO

1,600 vaccinated in Guinea Ebola virus outbreak but more jabs needed:...

To date, 18 Ebola cases have been reported in the West African nation (14 confirmed and four deaths); only 30,000 Ebola vaccines are available,...
Pope’s visit to Mosul, Iraq, ‘a symbol of hope’: UN agency

Pope’s visit to Mosul, Iraq, ‘a symbol of hope’: UN agency

The Pope’s arrival, will come a “message of peace and unity supported on a pillar of diversity”, UNESCO said.  “This message is at the core of...
Plot to hijack passenger plane en route from Ahvaz to Mashad averted

Plot to hijack passenger plane en route from Ahvaz to Mashad...

According to the IRGC flight security, the attempt to hijack Iran Air passenger plane, Fokker 100 which took off from Ahvaz Airport to Mashhad...

UN rights expert calls for ‘urgent and decisive’ action to support...

In a news release on Thursday, Special Rapporteur Tom Andrews also urged the Council for a referral of the situation in Myanmar to the...
Amidst ‘conflict, blanket denials and finger-pointing’, UN rights chief calls for probe in Ethiopia’s Tigray 

Amidst ‘conflict, blanket denials and finger-pointing’, UN rights chief calls for...

“Deeply distressing reports of sexual and gender-based violence, extrajudicial killings, widespread destruction and looting of public and private property by all parties continue to...