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UN drafts ‘list of shame’ over child deaths in Yemen

12 July 2019, 8:11 PM

An upcoming United Nations report featuring a blacklist of child rights violators is expected to refrain from toughening criticism of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen despite a bus bombing in 2018 that killed scores of children, according to diplomats.

Sahel nations need more support to fight extremism: UN chief

10 July 2019, 6:50 PM

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the international community Wednesday to support West Africa’s fight against violent extremism, saying the region alone could not be expected to contain the spread of jihadism.

UN chief urges action to avert climate change ‘catastrophe’

30 June 2019, 7:42 PM

UN chief Antonio Guterres said climate-related devastation was striking the planet on a weekly basis and warned Sunday that urgent action must be taken to avoid a catastrophe.

Climate-related devastation strikes the planet on a weekly basis: UN

30 June 2019, 12:49 PM

United Nations (UN) chief, Antonio Guterres, said climate-related devastation was striking the planet on a weekly basis and warned on Sunday that urgent action must be taken to avoid a catastrophe.

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UN congratulates Botswana’s decision to decriminalise gay sex

11 June 2019, 9:32 PM

The United Nations Secretary General has joined his High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in warmly welcoming the decision by the High Court of Botswana to decriminalize consensual same-sex relations between adults.

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