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UN chief wants 900 extra peacekeepers in CAR

2017-10-18 13:00

Warning of a risk of ethnic cleansing, the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged the Security Council to beef up the peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic with 900 extra troops.

UN chief: Donors kept famine at bay, but more aid needed

2017-10-14 11:00

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the need for humanitarian aid in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and northeast Nigeria has increased.

UN chief: Over 8 000 children killed, hurt in conflicts

2017-10-06 13:43

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says it's unacceptable and appalling that more than 8 000 children were killed or injured in conflicts last year and is urging combatants to do more to protect boys and girls.

UN chief asks Cameroon to probe attacks on anglophones

2017-10-03 19:00

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Cameroon to probe deadly attacks in the country's restless English-speaking region after protests leading to a symbolic declaration of independence.

At UN, world leaders confront North Korea crisis

2017-09-21 16:18

North Korea's nuclear threat takes centre stage at the United Nations as US President Donald Trump holds talks with leaders of Japan and South Korea and the Security Council meets to push for sanctions to be enforced against Pyongyang.

Guterres: Misconduct claims plague entire UN

2017-09-19 10:43

Secretary General Antonio Guterres says sexual abuse is problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations.

UN chief: Myanmar Rohingyas are victims of ethnic cleansing

2017-09-14 08:55

Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said ethnic cleansing is taking place in Myanmar against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

There's no 'Plan B' for Israel, Palestine - UN chief

2017-08-29 17:19

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains the only viable option.

Netanyahu rips UN, says Iran building missile sites in Syria

2017-08-28 20:55

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has greeted visiting UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres with blistering criticism of the international body's treatment of Israel.

UN: Cyprus rivals need to keep commitment

2017-07-27 22:45

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution encouraging Greek and Turkish Cypriots "to sustain their commitment" to reunifying the divided Mediterranean island.

 

Guterres wants UN to help tackle Sahel violence

2017-10-17 16:00

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned that Africa's Sahel region is descending into all-out violence and said the United Nations must help the region confront the threat from Islamist militants.

New rape claims against UN peacekeepers in CAR

2017-10-12 10:33

Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic have been accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl, the UN says, the latest in a spate of rape claims that have hit the mission.

UN chief: Over 8 000 children killed, hurt in conflicts

2017-10-06 12:42

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says it's unacceptable and appalling that more than 8 000 children were killed or injured in conflicts last year and is urging combatants to do more to protect boys and girls.

Rohingya: UN chief tells Myanmar to end 'nightmare'

2017-09-29 07:55

The growing Rohingya crisis has prompted the Security Council to hold a rare public meeting on Myanmar, during which UN chief Antonio Guterres urged the country's leaders to end the refugees' "nightmare".

Nigeria compares Myanmar crisis to Bosnia and Rwanda

2017-09-20 06:17

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has urged fellow leaders at the United Nations General Assembly to condemn Myanmar's "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya people.

UN promotes mediation to end Libya chaos and restore peace

2017-09-15 08:47

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution welcoming recent efforts to bring opposing sides together in Libya - a conflict that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says is ripe for mediation to end years of chaos and restore peace.

UN chief visits Gaza Strip amid humanitarian alarm

2017-08-30 16:57

UN chief Antonio Guterres made his first visit to Gaza since taking office, as international concern grows over electricity shortages and deteriorating humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian territory.

UN says migrants in Libya subjected to 'extreme violence'

2017-08-29 08:50

The UN has called for the immediate release of the most vulnerable migrants held in Libya, many of whom have been subjected to appalling human rights abuses including "extreme violence".

UN board: 2 experts likely murdered by DRC militia members

2017-08-17 18:28

A United Nations board of inquiry said two UN experts were likely murdered in March by militia members from Democratic Republic of Congo's violence-torn Kasai region, but it says further investigations and judicial proceedings are needed to determine the identity and motive of the killers.

UN chief warns CAR could plunge back into full-blown conflict

2017-07-27 06:11

A new bout of violence in the Central African Republic that has killed nine peacekeepers this year risks derailing years of efforts to restore a fragile stability, the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned.

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