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China, at UN Assembly, urges DPRK not to go ‘further along a dangerous direction’

Photo:Wang Yi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-secon...

Nepal: UN chief welcomes holding of local elections as ‘crucial step’ for upcoming polls

Photo:A political party campaigns in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, during the recently held local elections in the country.

21 September 2017...

UN officials urge sustained support for humanitarian efforts in Lake Chad Basin

Photo:Attacks by Boko Haram and counter-insurgency measures in the Lake Chad Basin have displaced more than 2.5 million people in four countries....

Republic of Korea, at General Assembly, calls for more active UN role in solving nuclear crisis

Photo:Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea, addresses the general debate of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly.

21 Septemb...

Peace operations ‘not a substitute’ for diplomatic efforts, Security Council told

Photo:Peacekeepers with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) are greeted by children.

20...

Concerned at ongoing rights violations in Yemen, UN advisers back call for international probe

Photo:A young boy runs with his tyre past buildings damaged by airstrikes in Sa'ada Old Town, Yemen. Up until August 2015, this area was the h...

One year on, UN officials take stock of efforts to address large movements of refugees, migrants

Photo:Some 275 refugees and migrants waiting to disembark from a tug in the Port of Pozzalo, Italy, after being rescued a few days earlier.

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Treaty banning nuclear weapons opens for signature at UN

Photo:Signing ceremony at UN Headquarters in New York for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, 20 September 2017.

20 September...

All nations should embrace their sovereignty, US President tells world leaders at UN Assembly

19 September 2017
Noting that the present world is one that offers both immense promise and great peril, the President of the United States t...

DR Congo: UN agency urges Government to protect refugees after tragic killings

Photo:Burundian refugees prepare food over an open flame at a settlement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

19 September 2017
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