News in Brief

News in Brief 02 August 2017 (PM)

UN mission in DRC concerned over arrests

The head of the UN’s peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, MONUSCO, has expressed concern over arbitrary arrests and detentions in various parts of the country.

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News in Brief 02 August 2017 (AM)

Top UN officials condemn deadly mosque attack in Afghanistan

A deadly assault on a Shia mosque in Afghanistan has been strongly condemned by the UN Secretary-General.

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News in Brief 01 August 2017 (PM)

UN rights chief concerned over arrest of Venezuela opposition figures

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News in Brief 01 August 2017 (AM)

UN Peacekeeping chief in South Sudan

Peace initiatives in South Sudan cannot advance unless fighting comes to an end and the humanitarian situation of the people improves, the head of UN peacekeeping operations has said.

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