Vaccination drive to protect 4 million Nigerian children gets underway
“Military progress” in Mosul slowed by civilians-first policy of Iraqis
“Military progress” in the battle to retake Mosul from ISIL terrorist forces in Iraq has been slowed down by an Iraqi military decision to protect civilians as much as possible.
Major concern expressed for migrants as winter freeze continues
UN concerned for Syrians affected by anti-ISIL operations in Aleppo
The UN remains “very concerned” for the situation of civilians affected by an offensive to dislodge ISIL militants from Al Bab town in Syria’s Aleppo governorate.
Cyprus talks enter second day
Talks to decide the future of the Cyprus have entered a second day in Geneva.
Terror “will not bring a solution” to Israeli-Palestinian conflict
“Violence and terror” will not bring a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict the UN Secretary-General said on Monday, following an attack which left four Israelis dead in Jerusalem.
Prisoners of conscience in Iran “at risk of dying” warns UN expert
At least eight prisoners of conscience in Iran are “at risk of dying” while on hunger strike, the UN’s expert on human rights for the country has warned.
“Game-changing” strategy urged to counter sexual exploitation
A “game-changing” strategy is needed to respond to sexual exploitation and abuse within the UN according to the Secretary-General, António Guterres.
DRC’s Kabila “needs to endorse political accord” and avoid new violence
The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila, should publicly support an agreement which offers free and fair elections there, the UN said on Friday.
Observers let go from UN Mission in Colombia
Three observers have been let go from the UN Mission in Colombia following their participation in a celebration organized by the largest rebel group in the country, FARC.