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Antonio Guterres

UN Chief weighs-in on Zimbabwe and Sudan situations

19 January 2019, 9:21 PM

The United Nations (UN) Chief says the biggest challenge that governments and institutions face today is to show that they care.

December clashes in west DR Congo killed almost 900: UN

16 January 2019, 9:34 PM

At least 890 people were killed during three days of inter-communal clashes in western Democratic Republic of Congo last month, the United Nations said Wednesday.


25 000 flee violence in eastern Syria: UN

11 January 2019, 3:10 PM

An estimated 25 000 people have fled escalating violence over the last six months in eastern Syria, where die-hard jihadists are defending their last bastions, the UN said Friday. 

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun

UN asks Australia to consider refugee resettlement for 18 year-old girl

9 January 2019, 9:40 AM

The United Nations (UN) has asked Australia to consider refugee resettlement for an 18 year old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her, the Australian government said on Wednesday.

Hundreds of Rohingya refugees shout slogans as they protest against their repatriation at the Unchiprang camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh November 15.

New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in border limbo

9 January 2019, 7:40 AM

Some of the fortifications are directly adjacent to a border fence running alongside a stream, and overlook shacks erected by an estimated 4,500 displaced Muslims living in the narrow strip of land. Refugee community leader Nur Alam said gunfire could frequently be heard after dark on the other side of the border. “Every night it […]

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