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UN chief congratulates US, Russia on nuclear arsenal cuts, urges further disarmament

5 February 2018
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday congratulated the United States and Russia on successfully reduci...

World ‘failing to stop the war on children,’ says UNICEF Middle East, North Africa director

5 February 2018
Describing January as “a dark month” in crisis-torn Middle East and North Africa, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...

Development indicators trending downward for world's poorest countries, UN warns

5 February 2018
The least developed countries (LDCs) – nations categorized as requiring special attention from the international community –...

US: Nursing Homes Misuse Drugs to Control Residents

February 5, 2018
(Sacramento) – Nursing homes across the United States routinely give antipsychotic drugs to residents with dementia to contr...

Trump Administration Threatens ‘Sanctuary Cities’

February 2, 2018
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) sent threatening letters to 23 so called “sanctuary” jurisdictions last week, including C...

Azerbaijan’s Disgraceful Five-Year Anniversary

February 4, 2018
It’s unfathomable that Ilgar Mammadov, a prominent political analyst and one of Azerbaijan’s few alternative political voice...

Peru: Revoke Fujimori Pardon

February 1, 2018
Washington, DC
The Peruvian government should revoke the humanitarian pardon granted to former autocratic President Al...

UN, African Union voice concern over protracted political crisis in Guinea-Bissau

3 February 2018
The top leaders of the African Union and the United Nations on Saturday expressed concern over the prolonged political crisis...

UN calls on Maldives to respect Supreme Court decision, says 'ready' to help ease political impasse

3 February 2018
Following the Maldives' Supreme Court decision ordering the release of convicted opposition leaders and the reinstatemen...

UN will ‘not tolerate’ sexual harassment in its ranks – Guterres

2 February 2018
Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday made clear that the United Nations will not tolerate sexual harassment “anytime,...