DPR of Korea: UN food agencies predict good harvest but say aid may still be needed

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea could experience its best harvest in six years, but domestic food production is still under par and the country will likely require outside aid next year, two United Nations agencies said today.

Security Council approves deployment of UN mission in eastern DR of Congo

The Security Council today supported the next phase of the United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a move that involves the deployment of UN troops and military observers towards the east of the country.

DR of Congo: UN reports urge steps on human rights and economic recovery

The time is right for making progress in promoting human rights and boosting economic recovery in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to two reports released today at United Nations Headquarters in New York.