Sport a force for physical well-being and social empowerment: Bokova
“War crimes are going on in Syria” UN chief warns
War crimes are going on in Syria, and international humanitarian law continues to be violated frequently, the UN Secretary-General has warned.
UN Mission in Iraq condemns suicide bombings in Tikrit
The UN Special Envoy for Iraq, Ján Kubiš, has strongly condemned the multiple suicide attacks that took place in Tikrit, a city north of the capital Baghdad.
UN chief “deeply disturbed” by reports of chemical weapons use in Syria
El Nino concerns growing for Peru and Ecuador
Peru and parts of Ecuador are in the grip of the El Nino weather phenomenon and there are growing indications that it could spread more widely.
Bombing in St. Petersburg metro condemned by UN chief
The Secretary-General has condemned Monday’s bombing in the St. Petersburg metro and called for those responsible for the “appalling act” to be held accountable.
More than 300,000 people displaced from West Mosul: UNHCR
UNHCR relieved shipwreck victims now safe
UN chief disappointed over plan for new Israeli settlement in West Bank
The UN Secretary-General has expressed “disappointment and alarm” over Israel’s decision to build a new settlement in the occupied Palestinian territory.
FAO deal promotes sustainable rice production