Tag: UN

Myanmar army should be removed from politics: UN probe

Yangon: Myanmar's powerful army should be removed from politics, UN investigators said Tuesday, as they…

UN report details continued abuses against Rohingyas

Geneva: A UN fact-finding mission published on Tuesday the most extensive report till date on…

UN renews Libya mission but no date for elections

United Nations: The UN Security Council on Thursday extended its political mission in Libya for…

UN slams India along with 37 others for reprisals against human rights

The UN listed 38 “shameful” countries including India, China and Russia in which it said…

US anger at Russia changes to UN N Korea report

United Nations: Several paragraphs referring to Russian oil trade in a United Nations report about…

UN teams given first access to Myanmar’s Rakhine

Yangon: The UN began work Wednesday inside Myanmar's violence-torn northern Rakhine state, the first time…

India regrets UN human rights commissioner’s remarks on Kashmir

United Nations Human Rights Commission or UNHRC, Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights made…

Turkey opposes Idlib offensive at UN

United Nations: Turkey's Permanent Representative to the UN Feridun Sinirlioglu has voiced opposition to the…

UN Palestinian refugee agency appeals for funds

Cairo: The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees on Monday appealed for funds…

UN-backed government puts Tripoli on maximum security alert

Tripoli: Libya's United Nations-backed unity government has put its security services on maximum alert at…

Yemen govt threatens to end cooperation with UN investigators

Abu Dhabi: Yemen's government on Thursday threatened to end its cooperation with a UN rights…

Trump leaves door open to meeting Iran’s Rouhani at UN

Washington: President Donald Trump left the door open Wednesday to meeting with his Iranian counterpart…

Amid ‘bloodbath’ fears, US warns Assad against using chemical weapons

Geneva: With the United Nations warning of a potential "bloodbath" in Syria's Idlib province, the…

Palestinians in Lebanon fear aid cuts will slash school access

Beirut: It's back to school for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, but funding cuts to the…

UN urges Myanmar to free Reuters reporters ‘immediately’

Geneva: New UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Monday she was "shocked" by Myanmar's jailing…

Netanyahu lauds US funding halt to UN Palestinian agency

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded the US decision to halt funding…

Russia blocks publication of UN report critical of N. Korea

United Nations: Russia has blocked the publication of a UN report on the implementation of…

UN expert on debt, human rights to visit Sri Lanka

Colombo: The United Nation's Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky,…

Yemen faces new surge in cholera cases: UN

United Nations: Yemen faces a possible third wave of a cholera epidemic, the UN warned…

UN points to possible ‘war crimes’ in Yemen conflict

Geneva: All sides in Yemen's bloody conflict may have committed war crimes, UN investigators said…