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South Africa accused of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive

18 July 2019, 12:36 PM

The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal has accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive being sought over his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide.

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.

UN says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes

4 July 2019, 5:32 PM

The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention centre.

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.

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UN renews mandate of the Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur

28 June 2019, 5:37 AM

The United Nations Security Council has renewed the mandate of the Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur for four months and requested the Secretary General and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to provide a Special Report on the situation on the ground by the end of September.

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