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António Guterres. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

UN Chief Guterres Engages In ‘Constructive’ Discussions With Saudi Foreign Minister

12 Feb 2017 in 1 , World News

Visiting Saudi Arabia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Sunday that he and the Arab country’s foreign minister had “very important and very constructive discussions” on the possible future political solutions for Yemen and Libya….

Location of Burma. Source: CIA World Factbook.

Burma: Rakhine State Violence Could Be Crime Against Humanity – UN

07 Feb 2017 in 1 , Social Issues , World News

The scale of violence against the Rohingya community in Myanmar’s Rakhine state documented in a recent United Nations human rights report is a level of dehumanization and cruelty that is “revolting and unacceptable,” the UN…

Soldiers with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Strike, begin their crew drill to load another round for a fire mission in northern Iraq, Aug. 15, 2016. The 526th Brigade Support Battalion’s Support Operations Cell and the 336th Combat Support Sustainment battalion’s movement control team in Erbil have sustained operations like this one, which are critical to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Army photo by 1st Lt. Daniel I. Johnson

UN Envoy Says Islamic State’s Days Numbered In Iraq

03 Feb 2017 in 1 , World News

The military campaign to oust Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) terrorists from Iraq is nearly won, but the humanitarian crisis is expected to continue for months, if not years, the United Nations…

United Nations building in New York

US Travel Ban ‘Significant Setback’ Say UN Rights Experts

01 Feb 2017 in 1 , Social Issues , World News

Expressing concern that a new Executive Order by the United States President Donald Trump is in breach of the country’s human rights commitments, a group of United Nations rights experts have called on the US…

Syrian refugee center on the Turkish border 50 miles from Aleppo, Syria. Photo: Voice of America News: Henry Ridgwell, Wikipedia Commons.

UN Agencies Hope US To Continue Tradition Of Protecting Those Fleeing Conflict

29 Jan 2017 in 1 , Social Issues , World News

The United Nations agencies dealing with global refugee and migration issues today expressed the hope that the United States will continue its strong leadership role and long tradition of protecting those who are fleeing conflict…