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U.N. urges Turkey to investigate executions in Syria

Added: 15.10.2019 11:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

Turkey could be "deemed responsible" for summary executions by an affiliated armed group of several Kurdish fighters and a politician, reportedly shown on videos on social media at the weekend, the United Nations human rights office said on Tuesday.


Over 130,000 people displaced by fighting in northeastern Syria: U.N.

Added: 13.10.2019 9:38 | 1 views | 0 comments

More than 130,000 people have been displaced from rural areas around the northeast Syrian border towns of Tel Abyad and Ras al Ain as a result of fighting between Turkish-led forces and Kurdish militia, the United Nations said on Sunday.


Arab League calls on U.N to halt Turkey’s military offensive against Kurdish fighters

Added: 13.10.2019 0:32 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Arab League is calling on the United Nations Security Council to force Turkey to halt its offensive attacks against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. It comes as Turkey pushes deeper into Syria. Charlie D'Agata reports.


UN warns that staff could go unpaid next month as member states fail to pay dues

Added: 09.10.2019 17:36 | 1 views | 0 comments

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on member states to pay their outstanding contributions, as the organization faces such a "severe financial crisis" that staff salaries risk not being paid next month.

U.N. Security Council to discuss Syria on Thursday after Turkey takes military action: diplomats

Added: 09.10.2019 17:13 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Syria behind closed-doors on Thursday, diplomats said, after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in the northeast of the country.

U.N. report says U.S. air strikes on Afghan drug labs unlawful, hit civilians

Added: 09.10.2019 10:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

U.S. air strikes on alleged Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan in May killed or wounded at least 39 civilians, including 14 children, and violated international humanitarian law as the victims were non-combatants, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.


UN report: US airstrikes on Afghan 'drug facility' killed 39 civilians

Added: 09.10.2019 9:58 | 2 views | 0 comments

A United Nations report has found that American air strikes...

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Guterres warns U.N. may not have enough money to pay staff next month

Added: 09.10.2019 1:40 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states don't pay what they owe, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday.


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