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UN: Deaths keep rising in Ukraine, now over 4,300

The report also cited allegations of serious human rights abuses by armed groups including torture, detention, executions.

Mideast Libya Islamic State

UN impose sanctions on Libya’s Ansar al-Sharia

UN Security Council is imposing sanctions on two branches of the Libyan Islamist militant group Ansar al-Sharia.


UN urges world to shut down extremists’ resources

Looking at these challenges solely through a military lens has shown its limits, said UN chief Ban Ki-moon.


India’s retaliatory action made Pakistan to take UN refuge: Rajnath

Singh said he had ordered the DG BSF to give Pakistan a befitting reply to the ceasefire violations.


Islamic State terrorists ideology must be undermined: UN

UN rights chief called for a campaign led by Muslims to undermine the ideology of the Islamic State terrorist group.

Half-million refugees in Kenya hit by UN shortage

Half a million refugees in Kenya are forced to go on half rations as the World Food Program scrambles for funding.

Ri Tong Il

EU counters move to weaken UN resolution on North Korea

The European Union has presented changes to a UN resolution condemning North Korea’s rights records.


US to pledge $3 billion to help poor nations with warming

US is giving $3 billion to a UN fund to help poorer vulnerable countries prepare for a changing climate.


UN appoints Farhan Akhtar as Women’s South Asia Goodwill envoy

Farhan Akhtar has been appointed as the South Asia Goodwill Ambassador of the UN’s body dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment.


UN official wants international support in fight against Boko Haram

UN’s representative for central Africa has called on more international support in the struggle against Boko Haram.


UN chief asks Myanmar to act on Rohingya

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Myanmar’s president Thursday to address citizenship concerns.

Ban Ki-moon

UN authorises patrols against Somali pirates

The UNSC has voted unanimously to authorise international ships to keep patrolling sea lanes off Somalia.

New York, Kim Un Chol

Cuba wants to weaken UN resolution on North Korea

Cuba is challenging a resolution in the UN General Assembly on human rights in North Korea.


Boost pressure on Russia over Ukraine, US tells UN council

US told UNSC there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel says won’t cooperate with UN Gaza inquiry

Israel will not cooperate with a United Nations inquiry into its 50-day war with rocket-firing militants in Gaza.