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Bodies of Tanzanian UN peacekeepers to be repatriated this week

2017-12-10 15:39

The bodies of 15 UN peacekeepers from Tanzania killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo will be repatriated in the coming days, the Tanzanian army says.

UN chief strongly condemns North Korea missile launch

2017-11-29 05:42

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile test, and urged Pyongyang to "desist taking any further destabilising steps".

UN chief appeals for calm in Zimbabwe

2017-11-16 08:59

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on all sides in Zimbabwe to show "restraint" after the country's military took control and President Robert Mugabe said he was under house arrest.

UN chief to meet Cameroon leader over anglophone unrest

2017-10-27 06:04

UN chief Antonio Guterres has said he would meet President Paul Biya of Cameroon to discuss the troubles in the country's anglophone regions.

Top Africa stories: Kenya, Mugabe, CAR

2017-10-26 07:58

Kenya's repeat presidential elections will be held as planned, the electoral boardsays, and President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party has launched a fundraising drive to raise at least $8m for its extra-ordinary congress.

UN chief arrives for visit in strife-torn CAR

2017-10-25 08:37

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has arrived in the Central African Republic Tuesday to assess the country's fragile security situation as violence between militias threatens to intensify.

UN chief heading to conflict-torn Central African Republic

2017-10-19 13:38

The UN SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres says he is going to conflict-torn Central African Republic next week to spotlight growing communal tensions, spreading violence and deteriorating humanitarian situation.

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.

 

DRC attack is worst in UN's recent history

2017-12-08 20:32

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the attack on peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo is the worst in the UN's recent history and is "a war crime."

UN chief warns that traffickers may be guilty of war crimes

2017-11-22 15:42

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says terrorist groups and criminals are capitalising on conflict to exploit innocent civilians sexually and physically, which may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Calls for stronger role for UN force as Guterres ends CAR trip

2017-10-27 21:49

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Friday came under pressure to overhaul the role of UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic as he wrapped up a visit to the conflict-torn country.

African anti-jihad force makes first steps in troubled Sahel

2017-10-26 16:25

Five nations in Africa's Sahel region are progressively deploying a counter-terror force to combat jihadist groups but the project will be vulnerable during its fledgling stage, diplomats and military sources say.

UN chief in war-torn CAR town

2017-10-25 20:01

UN chief Antonio Guterres has arrived in the strife-ravaged town of Bangassou for a first-hand look at a notorious hotspot in Central African Republic's bloody conflict.

UN chief to highlight world's 'forgotten crisis' in C Africa

2017-10-19 20:29

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is traveling to the Central African Republic next week to draw attention to the world's "forgotten crisis" and its heavy toll on aid workers and UN peacekeepers.

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.

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