Tag: UN

6,000 Nigerians flee Boko Haram attack to Chad: UN

Lagos: Thousands of Nigerians have fled across Lake Chad since Boko Haram launched attacks in and around the fishing town…

UN envoy in Yemen for talks on Hodeida truce

Sanaa: The UN envoy for Yemen landed in rebel-held Sanaa Monday for talks aimed at shoring up a truce between…

New UN envoy embarks on 1st visit to Syria

Damascus: The newly-appointed UN special envoy to Syria made his first visit to the war-torn country on Tuesday since he…

#MeToo at UN: 1 in 3 staff reports sexual harassment

United Nations: The global organisation's own #MeToo survey has found that one in three employees responding to it have said…

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Beirut: Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks,…

Fact check: Did Owaisi write letter to UN saying Muslims not safe in India?

ओवैसी ने UN को पत्र लिखा कि हिंदुस्तान में मुस्लिम सेफ नहीं है , UN से जवाब आया ‘जहाँ पर…

Bahrain rejects UN call to release activist Rajab

DUBAI: Bahrain on Friday rejected a UN call to release prominent activist Nabeel Rajab, saying he is serving a five-year…

Somalia orders top UN envoy to leave

Mogadishu: Somalia's government has ordered the UN top envoy to the troubled country to leave, accusing him of "deliberately interfering…

Bangladesh: UN condemns deaths, calls for calm after violence-marred polls

New York: The United Nations (UN) called for restraint in Bangladesh after the elections stirred violence and claimed 19 lives…

This little girl is the symbol of Yemen war

SANAA: Buthaina Mansur al-Rimi's life has changed drastically since last year orphaned in Sanaa, the little girl controversially ended up…

N Korea “flower garden of human love”

Pyongyang [DPR Korea]: North Korea has claimed to be a "flower garden of human love" and a "utopia envied by…

UN calls for violence-free polls in Bangladesh

New York: The United Nations (UN) has called on all stakeholders in Bangladesh to "ensure an environment free of violence,…

ISIS claims responsibility for Libya attack

Tripoli [Libya]: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the gruesome attack on the…

Head of UN monitors arrives in Yemen’s rebel-held Sanaa

Sanaa: The head of the UN team tasked with monitoring a fragile ceasefire in Yemen's port city of Hodeida arrived…

N.Korean media slams Seoul after UN human rights resolution gets nod

Pyongyang: North Korean media on Sunday slammed South Korea for its participation in the passing of an UN resolution condemning…

Kim Jong-un face mask stirs controversy

Seoul: A South Korean fashion and cosmetics firm has stirred controversy with a facial mask featuring Kim Jong-un prompting many…

UN confirms Islamic State killing of 6 hostages in Libya

Tripoli: The UN Support Mission in Libya has confirmed that the Islamic State militant group killed six hostages taken during…

Turkey in talks over possible UN probe into Khashoggi murder

Ankara: Turkey is in talks over a possible United Nations investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the…

UN seeks $5.5 bn to help countries hosting Syria refugees

Amman: The United Nations and aid partners on Tuesday said they need $5.5 billion to support countries hosting millions of…

20 million Yemenis food insecure due to war

Dubai: Around 20 million Yemenis are food insecure, UN agencies said on Saturday, adding the conflict ravaging the impoverished country…