Showing posts with label United Nations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label United Nations. Show all posts

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Russian Defense Ministry calls on UN to increase humanitarian aid to Syria

humanitarian aid to Syria
The Russian Defense Ministry has called on the UN to increase its humanitarian supplies to Syria and contribute to the country’s restoration, the ministry’s press service reported on Tuesday.

Monday, September 18, 2017

US ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

North Korea will be 'destroyed'
The US ambassador to the UN warned North Korea will be destroyed if it continues its "reckless behavior" and forces the United States and its allies to defend themselves against any attack.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade: UN report

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade
Global hunger is on the rise again after steadily declining for more than a decade, affecting nearly 11 percent of the global population, largely due to conflicts and climate change, a UN report claimed on Friday.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

UN General Assembly opens 72nd session

UN General Assembly
Miroslav Lajcak, the new president of the UN General Assembly, on Tuesday declared the opening of the 72 session of the decision-making body of the United Nations.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

‘Unacceptable price for civilians’: UN says US-led coalition airstrikes may breach intl law

27 civilians in Raqqa were being killed in the fighting each day
Civilians are paying an “unacceptable” price in the siege of the city of Raqqa, a top UN human rights official has said, adding that the US-led coalition may not be respecting the principles of international humanitarian law in its “intense” airstrikes.

Monday, August 7, 2017

War crimes and crimes against humanity: Syria Calls for An Immediate Dissolution of So-Called “International Coalition”

war crimes and crimes against humanity
Foreign and Expatriates Ministry stressed that the continued and systematic massacres committed by the illegitimate US-led international coalition against the Syrian civilians constitute blatant breach of the international law, SANA reported.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

On Mandela Day, UN calls for actions to improve world

the world in promoting peace
Marking Nelson Mandela International Day, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for actions across the world in promoting peace, sustainable development and lives of dignity for all.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Colombia FARC rebels complete handing over of weapons

The municipality of Mesetas in the department of Meta saw the final act on Tuesday of the disarmament of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), formerly Colombia's largest guerrilla group.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Appeals court says Dutch partially liable for Srebrenica deaths

A Dutch appeals court has confirmed that the Netherlands was partly liable for the deaths of about 300 Muslims who were expelled from a Dutch UN base after the surrounding area was overrun by Bosnian Serb troops.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017

UN Security Council agrees to blacklist DPRK individuals, entities

The UN Security Council on Friday agreed to add more individuals and entities of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to its sanction list in response to the country's repeated ballistic launches.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Not all issues discussed at latest round of Syria peace talks: UN envoy

The UN Special Envoy for Syria announced Friday that the latest round of Syria peace talks ended, and he hopes to resume negotiations between warring factions "sometime in June" to address all the critical issues which had not been touched upon this week.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

UN Says 200,000 More People Could Flee Mosul as Fighting Intensifies

The United Nations said on Thursday up to 200,000 more people could flee Mosul as Iraqi forces push into the last districts held by Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) terrorists.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

622,000 Iraqis displaced by Mosul military operations: UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that some 622,000 people have been displaced from the north Iraqi city of Mosul since the start of the military operations by the Iraqi government forces to drive out the terrorist Islamic State (IS) terrorists, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at UN headquarter Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Belgium urged diplomats to vote for Saudi Arabia in UN women’s rights commission : leaked emails

Leaked emails show that the Belgian delegation was instructed in advance to vote for the appointment of Saudi Arabia to the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), and to make sure its support was known to the Saudis, UN Watch reports.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Belgium ‘regrets’ helping elect Saudi Arabia to UN women's rights panel

Belgium’s vote in favor of appointing Saudi Arabia to a United Nations women’s rights commission was due to a regrettable diplomatic mix-up, said Prime Minister Charles Michel, after the decision sparked a firestorm of criticism at home.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

America’s Syria strike ‘on verge of military clash’ with Russia : PM Medvedev

The US attack on an airfield in Syria has been conducted “on the verge of a military clash” with Russia, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that President Trump has been “broken by the US power machine” in just two-and-a-half months.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Kremlin dismisses US envoy’s photo display of Syrian attack victims as ‘emotional gesture’

US Ambassador Nikki Haley’s exhibition of pictures showing Syrian victims of an alleged chemical attack in the Syrian province of Idlib as she addressed a meeting of the UN Security Council might merely be an emotional gesture, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Children paying heaviest price as conflict in Yemen enters 3rd year, says UN

As the escalation of the conflict in Yemen enters its third year this week, the top UN humanitarian official has called on the parties to the conflict to commit to political dialogue and resolve the situation or risk an unending manmade crisis.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.