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UN Security Council toughens sanctions on DPR Korea over ballistic missile launches

Photo:The UN Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and the intercontinental ballistic missile pr...

UN notified of US intention to withdraw from Paris climate pact

4 August 2017
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today received a notification from the delegation of the United States expres...

UN: Myanmar’s Threat to Block Fact-Finding Mission

Photo:A Myanmar border guard police officer stands guard in Tin May village, Buthidaung township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar July 14, 2017....

Organizational reform moves ahead as Guterres receives proposals on a strengthened UN-Habitat

Photo:A view of Busan, the Republic of Korea’s second largest city after Seoul

3 August 2017
An independent panel reviewing the effect...

PIPELINE SAFETY: Additional Actions Could Improve Federal Use of Data on Pipeline Materials and Corrosion

What GAO Found
The U.S. gas and hazardous liquid pipeline network is constructed primarily of steel and plastic pipes, both of which offer be...

REACH and Global Book Alliance Award US$1.5 Million to Innovative Projects in Cambodia, South Africa and Zambia

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2017 — Cambodia, South Africa and Zambia are among the winners of the latest Global Book Alliance/REACH for Reading Call for...

Mauritania: UN rights office voices concern about unrest ahead of constitutional referendum

Photo:Drought has affected residents of the Mbera refugee camp, Mauritania, in the Sahel region of Africa.

3 August 2017
The United N...

Deadly combination of cholera, hunger and conflict pushes Yemen to 'edge of a cliff' – senior UN official

Photo:A suspected cholera patient is rushed into Al Joumhouri Hospital in Sana’a, Yemen.

1 August 2017
Describing the situation in Ye...

In South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief urges an end to fighting to give peace process 'better chance'

1 August 2017
The conflict in South Sudan has to end in order to give the peace process there “a better chance of success,” the top United Na...

DRC's Kasai region one of world's 'largest displacement crises' for children – UNICEF

Photo:On May 19th, 2017, a child suufering from malnutrition is awaiting treatment in a health center in the province of Kasai Orientale in the Dem...

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