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Monday, August 9, 2021

27 children killed, 136 wounded in Afghanistan in past 2 days: UN

27 children killed, 136 wounded in Afghanistan

Rising violence in Afghanistan is taking a devastating toll on children, with 27 killed and 136 more wounded in the past two days alone, said the UN on Monday.

Friday, June 18, 2021

Forced displacement reaches new high amid COVID: UN | Al Jazeera

Forced displacement


The number of people forcibly displaced reached a new high by the end of 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated some pre-existing drivers, a United Nations report has found.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Biden Admin. Guantanamo Review Must Ensure Remedies for Torture Victims, UN Experts Say - Sputnik International

Guantanamo Review Must Ensure Remedies for Torture Victims

The Biden administration's review of the Guantanamo Bay detention centre must ensure that remedies will be provided for detainees that have been tortured there, the United Nations said in a press release on Tuesday.

Monday, January 18, 2021

UN Chief Says 10 Member States Lost Right To Vote In General Assembly Over Arrears - UrduPoint

10 Member States Lost Right To Vote In General Assembly

Ten countries, including Iran and Libya, have lost their voting rights in the UN General Assembly in accordance with the UN Charter's Article 19, as they are in arrears on paying their dues to the organization's operating budget, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday in a letter to General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

UN says Sudan needs $150m to help Ethiopian refugees | Al Jazeera

Sudan has since hosted more than 43,000 Ethiopian refugees


Sudan needs $150m in aid to cope with the flood of Ethiopian refugees crossing its border from conflict-stricken Tigray, the United Nations refugee agency chief has said during a visit to a camp.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

UN allocates $100 mln to fight hunger - TASS

UN allocates $100 mln to fight hunger

 The United Nations has allocated $100 mln to prevent hunger, particularly caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in a statement.

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.