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UN chief deeply saddened by tragic plane accident in Russia

11 February 2018
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday expressed deep sadness at the plane accident in the Moscow regio...

Mauritania: Activist Arrested for Social Media Posts

February 10, 2018
(Tunis) – Mauritanian authorities have detained an activist since January 24, 2018, apparently over social media posts decr...

Urgent action needed as violence soars in war-torn Syria – UN

10 February 2018
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an immediate and unconditional de-escalation of violence in...

Olympic message of peace is universal, UN chief says in Pyeongchang

9 February 2018
As the world comes together for the Winter Olympics, which kicked off Friday in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, United Nation...

Yemen: Raging violence displaces more than 85,000 civilians, says UN refugee agency

9 February 2018
Surging violence across Yemen has resulted in the displacement of more than 85,000 people in just the last 10 weeks, the Unit...

Ahead of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UN calls for smashing stereotypes

9 February 2018
It is time to support and invest in women and girls who want to pursue careers in scientific research, United Nations Secreta...

Women and children threatened by sexual violence at refugee reception centres in Greek islands – UN

9 February 2018
Asylum seekers are reporting sexual harassment and violence at some sub-standard reception centres on Greek islands – where e...

Syria: Life 'living nightmare' for children in East Ghouta, UNICEF chief warns

9 February 2018
Following reports that dozens of children have been killed in violence this week alone in Syria, a senior United Nations offi...

GPDN brief report on "India Tests Short-Range Nuclear Ballistic Missile"

Feb. 9, 2019

India fired a short-range ballistic missile Agni-I in the Bay of Bengal on February 6, 2018. The nuclear-capable Agni-I was fir...

GPDN brief report on "Trump’s Fighting with the FBI"

Feb. 6, 2016

On February 2, President Trump cleared the four-page memo, written by Devin Nunes, the House intelligence committee chairman. T...

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