Tag: United Nations

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Afghan forces lose ground as peace efforts continue

The security forces continue to lose grip over parts of Afghanistan and the Taliban are steadily holding their own, despite an ...

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Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire in Hodeidah

Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio ...

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Canadian ex-diplomat Ralph Goodale detained in China

A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing amid a dispute between the two counties over Canada’s arrest ...

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Record 435 Afghans killed or wounded in legislative poll

More than 400 Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence during three days of voting last month, the United ...

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Cyclone hitting Yemen leaving ‘extensive damage

The United Nations says strong winds and heavy rain from cyclone Luban have injured 33 people and affected 2,000 families ...

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UN concerned over spike in civilian casualties in Afghan airstrikes

The United Nations mission in Afghanistan voiced concern Tuesday over increasing numbers of civilian casualties as a result of airstrikes ...

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Spain rescues over 440 migrants from Mediterranean Sea

Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved over 440 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from ...

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Iran asks UN to condemn Israeli threats

Iran has asked the United Nations to condemn Israeli threats against Tehran and to bring Israel’s nuclear program under its ...

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Israel strikes Iranian weapons delivery in Syria

A suspected Israeli missile strike targeted an Iranian arms shipment at Syrian airport late Saturday night. The state-run Syrian Arab ...

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UN chief pushes for protection of civilians in Syria’s Idlib

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appealed to Russia, Iran and Turkey to “spare no effort to find solutions ...