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‘Cycle of violence must end,’ says UN chief, condemning latest attacks in Afghanistan

Photo:Kabul, the centre of Afghanistan's political and social life.

20 October 2017
United Nations Secretary-General António Gut...

Rohingya crisis: UNICEF issues 'Child Alert,' outlines urgent action to save lives

Photo:Mohammed Yasin, 8, is amongst the Rohingyas refugee children living in shelters at the Kutupalong makeshift camp in Cox's Bazar, Banglad...

Cities and local policies key to overcome hunger, stresses head of UN agency

Photo:High rises and hotel buildings in Punta Pacifica, Panama City, Panama.

20 October 2017
Highlighting the potential of cities to...

UN delivering coordinated humanitarian response in wake of Mogadishu bombings

Photo:Remains of a building damaged by the bomb attack on Mogadishu being torn down by a digger.

19 October 2017
The United Nations fa...

Africa's rapid urbanization can drive industrialization, says new UN report

Photo:Overlooking the central market at closing time in Kumasi, the largest and one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in Ghana.

19...

Watchful of the situation in Raqqa, Syria, UN chief urges need to revive political process

Photo:Displaced children and adults are seen after fleeing from ISIL-controlled areas in rural Raqqa, Syria, to Ain Issa, the main staging point fo...

In Balustein lecture, UN rights chief rebukes notion that multilateralism is a threat in today's world

Photo:High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.

19 October 2017
The United Nations human rights chief today called for...

Kyrgyzstan: President-Elect Should Make Rights a Priority

Photo:Presidential candidate Sooronbai Jeenbekov casts his ballot at a polling station during the presidential election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Octo...

With ‘cautious optimism,’ UN political official reports positive developments on Middle East peace

Photo:Miroslav Jenca, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, i...

UNICEF and partner agencies in South Sudan help reunite 5,000 children with families

Photo:A child attending school holds up a stuffed toy he received during a distribution of early childhood development kits and recreational kits f...

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