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UN envoy: Democratic processes ‘pushed aside’ in Myanmar, as Ambassador denounces...

Speaking at an informal General Assembly meeting on the Myanmar crisis, Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener said, “I told you in 2019 that I...

Côte d’Ivoire takes delivery of latest COVAX vaccine shipment, in further...

The delivery of AstraZeneca/Oxford jabs, following the first historic shipment to Ghana earlier this week, showcases an unprecedented international parternship to provide at least...
Condemnation over new attack on Nigeria school, ‘more than 300’ girls missing 

Condemnation over new attack on Nigeria school, ‘more than 300’ girls missing 

The agency’s representative in the country, Peter Hawkins, urged the assailants to let the teenagers go immediately, after the latest in a recent spate of outrages perpetrated against youngsters, this time in Zamfara...
Some 76 deaths caused by COVID-19 in Iran

COVID-19 claims 69 lives in past 24 hours in Iran: Official

Some 8,103 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 592 of whom were hospitalized, Lari said. She...
Relief programmes hit by ongoing crisis in Myanmar, UN humanitarian office says

Relief programmes hit by ongoing crisis in Myanmar, UN humanitarian office...

Factors such as closure of banks, interruptions to payments and cash withdrawal systems, and reported increase in price of basic commodities like food and fuel...
South Sudan: UN agencies support nationwide polio vaccination campaign

South Sudan: UN agencies support nationwide polio vaccination campaign

An outbreak of the life-threatening disease, which mainly affects children under five, was first declared last September and has spread to 17 counties in...