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Location of Libya. Source: CIA World Factbook.

Libya: Concern Over Worsening Humanitarian Situation In Benghazi

23 Nov 2016 in 1 , Social Issues , World News

The United Nations is extremely concerned by the continued worsening humanitarian situation in Ganfouda area in the Libyan city of Benghazi due to increased hostilities over the past week, a senior UN aid official in…

Location of Rakhine State in Myanmar. Source: Wikipedia Commons.

Burma: UN Urges Aid Access, Warns Of Human Rights Violations

18 Nov 2016 in Social Issues , World News

Deeply concerned about the safety and wellbeing of civilians in the northern part of Rakhine state in Myanmar, United Nations entities today urged the country’s authorities to take immediate actions to address humanitarian and human…

Mosul, Iraq. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael Bracken, Wikipedia Commons.

Iraq: Islamic State Abducts Nearly 8,000 Families From Mosul Vicinity

29 Oct 2016 in 1 , World News

Credible reports suggest that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) has been forcing tens of thousands of people from their homes in sub-districts around Mosul, including nearly 8,000 families the group abducted,…

President Barack Obama waves to people as he enters a restaurant in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 20, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

In Historic Move US Abstains In Annual UN Vote On Ending Embargo Against Cuba

27 Oct 2016 in 1 , World News

In a near unanimous action, the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution underlining the need to end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba, while…

Portugal's Antonio Guterres. U.S. Mission Photo by Eric Bridiers, Wikipedia Commons.

António Guterres Appointed UN Secretary-General By Acclamation

14 Oct 2016 in 1 , World News

The General Assembly today appointed by acclamation the former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General, to succeed Ban Ki-moon when he steps down on 31 December. Mr. Guterres, aged…