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Rift in Pine Island Glacier ice shelf, West Antarctica, photographed from the air during a NASA Operation IceBridge survey flight on Nov. 4, 2016. This rift is the second to form in the center of the ice shelf in the past three years. The first resulted in an iceberg that broke off in 2015. Credit Credit NASA/Nathan Kurtz.

UN Agency Says Record-Breaking Weather Pushes World Into ‘Uncharted Territory’

22 Mar 2017 in 1 , Environment

Global temperatures set yet another record last year and the world witnessed exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said today, warning that…

Location of DR Congo. Source: CIA World Factbook.

DR Congo: UN Envoy Condemns Attacks On Catholic Facilities

25 Feb 2017 in 1 , Religion

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the National Episcopal Conference of Congo, known as CENCO have called for an immediate end to the spate of violent attacks…

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…