Famine looms in Yemen, Nigeria, South Sudan and Somalia: UNICEF
Gaddafi regime trial “fell short of international standards”
The trial of members of the former Libyan government under Muammar Gaddafi was flawed and “a “missed opportunity for justice”, the UN’s human rights chief has said.
Aid agencies in Iraq brace for impact of western Mosul military campaign
Severe food shortages hit Africa’s refugees hard, UN agencies warn
Severe food shortages are affecting some two million refugees in 10 countries across Africa, two UN agency heads have warned.
One million children affected by Ukraine conflict: UNICEF
UN underlines support for Pakistan after series of deadly terrorist attacks
The UN has underlined its support for Pakistan in the wake of a week of bloody terrorist attacks across the country.
African countries unite to tackle crop pest infestation
Sixteen countries in east and southern Africa have agreed on taking action to boost their ability to manage emerging crop pests and livestock diseases.
DRC leaders urged to conclude dialogue
Political leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are being urged to conclude talks related to elections scheduled for the end of the year.
UN team assessing peace and security in the Gambia
A United Nations mission is in the Gambia this week to assess the peace and security situation.
WFP to continue assisting thousands in eastern Ukraine