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Three children killed in airstrikes on Ethiopia's Tigray region, UN says

Added: 19.10.2021 16:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Three children were killed and one person was injured in Monday's airstrikes in Mekelle, the capital of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region, the United Nations said Tuesday.

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Colin Powell, Who Shaped U.S. National Security, Dies at 84

Added: 18.10.2021 21:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Colin L. Powell, who in four decades of public life served as the nation's top soldier, diplomat and national security adviser, and whose speech at the United Nations in 2003 helped pave the way for the United States to go to war in Iraq, died on Monday. He was 84.

Matt Hancock's United Nations role withdrawn

Added: 16.10.2021 16:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

His appointment to the UN's economic commission for Africa was announced earlier this week.

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US officially rejoins controversial UN Human Rights Council

Added: 15.10.2021 1:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States is officially a member of the controversial United Nations Human Rights Council again, reversing former President Donald Trump's withdrawal three years ago.

Former Health Secretary Matt Hancock given United Nations role

Added: 12.10.2021 20:22 | 1 views | 0 comments

The former minister will become a special representative for a United Nations body in Africa.

UN says access to a 'clean, healthy' environment is a human right

Added: 08.10.2021 21:46 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) acknowledged Friday that access to a "safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment" is a basic human right for the first time.

News: Shahid calls for global climate action at Expo 2020

Added: 05.10.2021 7:47 | 4 views | 0 comments

A call for immediate action to avoid a “climate tragedy” has been issued by Abdulla Shahid, president of the United Nations General Assembly, during remarks at Expo 2020 in Dubai.


United Nations body broadly tipped as the frontrunner to take this year's Nobel Peace Prize

Added: 03.10.2021 17:35 | 5 views | 0 comments

After 18 turbulent months spent tackling the global Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) is being broadly tipped as the frontrunner to take this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

UN Secretary-General rebuffs Ethiopia's demand for senior UN officials to leave the country

Added: 02.10.2021 16:30 | 5 views | 0 comments

The United Nations has rebuffed Ethiopia's decision to expel seven senior UN officials as the country's war-torn northern Tigray region descends into famine, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday.

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