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Guterres welcomes successful wrap up of long-running UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia New York, Mar 31: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the successful conclusion of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), which officially closed its doors on Friday, and congratulated the West African country’s people and Government for turning the page on crisis and conflict. 31-Mar-2018
Their 15-year mission a success, UN peacekeepers depart a stable and grateful Liberia New York, Mar 30 : The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia will formally cease operations on Friday after aiding the West African nation’s transition from ravaging civil war to a hopeful era of peace. 30-Mar-2018
UNICEF envoy David Beckham sets sights on new goal: ending bullying in Indonesia’s schools New York, Mar 29: To help the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) tackle bullying in Indonesia – where one in five children have been physically attacked in school – David Beckham has visited the country to meet youth who have faced peer violence. 29-Mar-2018
Children's education latest victim of Yemen conflict – UNICEF New York, Mar 28: Yemen’s education system has been devastated by the country’s brutal conflict, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, reporting that at least half a million children have dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of the war. 28-Mar-2018
UN forum examines role partnerships play in tackling global migration challenge New York, Mar 27: Partnerships at local, national, regional and international levels are crucial to ensuring global migration is better managed, the United Nations migration agency chief said Monday in New York. 27-Mar-2018
On International Day, UN chief urges greater protection for Organization’s staff New York, Mar 26: Drawing attention to the dangers United Nations personnel face while serving the world’s most vulnerable, Secretary-General António Guterres has called for greater protection for the Organization’s staff to allow them to carry out their mission safely. 26-Mar-2018
UN chief denounces terrorist attack in southern France; commends response of security forces New York, Mar 25: Strongly condemning the terrorist attack in France, the United Nations Secretary-General has reiterated his support to the Government in its fight against violent extremism. 25-Mar-2018
Liberia prepares to turn a page as UN mission exits New York, Mar 24: As the United Nations peacekeeping mission warps up in Liberia and the West African country looks to secure a stable future, the UN deputy chief on Fridaycautioned the Government that while it has made great strides, the road ahead will be challenging. 24-Mar-2018
France: Security forces kill Trèbes supermarket gunman Paris, Mar 23: Security forces have gunned down the suspect who took hostages at a supermarket in Trèbes town of France on Friday, media reports said. 23-Mar-2018
Lake Chad Basin: Areas reclaimed from Boko Haram must be stabilized, Security Council told New York, Mar 23: It is critical to shore up areas of Africa’s Lake Chad Basin freed from the grip of Boko Haram, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General told the Security Council on Thursday, as she also called for efforts to rebuild the lives of women and girls that have suffered at the hands of the terrorist group. 23-Mar-2018
UN agency envoy Cate Blanchett warns of ‘race against time’ as Rohingya refugee camps brace for monsoon rains New York, Mar 22: As heavy rains and potential cyclones threaten more than one hundred thousand Rohingya refugees living in congested settlements in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, United Nations refugee agency envoy Cate Blanchett is urging increased international support to protect them from the worst impacts of the upcoming monsoon season. 22-Mar-2018
Austin bombings suspect killed, says police New York, Apr 21: A suspected man, who was associated with several bombing incident in US city of Austin, was killed in an explosion inside his car as authorities closed in, media reports said on Wednesday. 21-Mar-2018
Thousands suffering amid harrowing conditions in east Ghouta and Afrin – UN New York, Mar 20: The United Nations in Syria is appealing urgently for help to ease the catastrophic situation for tens for thousands of people impacted by fighting in Eastern Ghouta, outside Damascus, and the northern town of Afrin. 20-Mar-2018
Uber suspends self-driving car tests after fatal accident in US Tempe, Mar 20: Following a fatal accident in Tempe, popular app-based Taxi service Uber has suspended its self-driving car tests in all North American cities, media reports said on Tuesday. 19-Mar-2018
China's Xi Jinping congratulates Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin Beijing, Mar 19: Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin on Monday. 19-Mar-2018
Ukraine: UN calls for protection of civilians after attacks on water facility workers New York, Mar 16: Following recent shelling of water treatment workers in eastern Ukraine, a senior United Nations official has called on all parties to the conflict to protect those civilians who maintain critical infrastructure. 16-Mar-2018
As Syria conflict enters eighth year, UN agencies join call for peace and safe aid delivery New York, Mar 15: Two United Nations relief agencies on Wednesday joined a chorus of international organizations and partners in the quest to end seven years of conflict in Syria, urging warring parties to allow humanitarian access for the delivery of life-saving assistance to those desperately in need. 15-Mar-2018
Rohingyas could face further violence if they return to Myanmar, UN adviser warns New York, Mar 14: International crimes were committed against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and those who fled the country could face further persecution if they return now, a senior United Nations official said Tuesday. 14-Mar-2018
Ahead of rainy season, UN under ‘time pressure’ to deliver aid in South Sudan New York, Mar 13: With the rainy season approaching in South Sudan, where one in three people has been displaced by more than four years of conflict, a senior United Nations humanitarian official has called for urgent financial support to distribute and preposition life-saving aid supplies. 13-Mar-2018
Two people die as helicopter crashes in New York New York, Mar 12: At least two people died when a helicopter in which they were traveling went down in the East River of New York City on Sunday, officials said. 12-Mar-2018
Donald Trump speaks with Xi Jinping, Shinzo Abe over potential meeting with North Korea Washington, Mar 11: US President Donald Trump on Sunday said he has received encouraging words from China and Japan for agreeing to sit for a meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong- Un in the upcoming days. 10-Mar-2018
UK: British-Pakistani man stabbed to death in Oldham town London, Mar 10: A British-Pakistani man has been stabbed to death in the UK's Oldham town on Friday, police said on Saturday. 10-Mar-2018
International Women’s Day: The ‘time is now’ to transform global push for women’s rights into action – UN New York, Mar 9: This year, International Women’s Day comes at a pivotal moment, and with a wave women’s activism – from the #MeToo movement to #TimesUp and beyond – exposing the structures that have allowed women's oppression to flourish, the United Nations is urging the world to stand with rural and urban women activists to topple the remaining barriers to gender equality and empowerment. 09-Mar-2018
UN chief urges completion of planned aid delivery to Douma in Syria’s east Ghouta New York, Mar 8: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on parties to the conflict in Syria to allow a humanitarian convoy to complete the delivery of supplies to Douma in eastern Ghouta planned for Thursday. 08-Mar-2018
US President Donald Trump may travel to Jerusalem for embassy opening Washington, Mar 6: US President Donald Trump might travel to Jerusalem to open the US embassy in the city later this year, media reports said. 05-Mar-2018
Aid convoy for Eastern Ghouta should arrive on Monday, UN and partners announce New York, Mar 5: The United Nations and its partners plan to deliver much-needed relief assistance to the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta this week, the global organization’s humanitarian wing said on Sunday. 04-Mar-2018
UN chief, Security Council, strongly condemn Burkina Faso terrorist attacks New York, Mar 4: The two deadly terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ougadougou, on Friday have been strongly condemned by the United Nations. 04-Mar-2018
London man found guilty of building child jihadists army London, Mar 3: In a shocking episode, a religious teacher, who attempted to groom children to become future suicide attackers, has been convicted of preparing acts of terrorism in London, officials said. 02-Mar-2018
Libya: Tawerghans must not be held hostage to political crisis, UN says, urging safe return New York, Mar 1: The United Nations and its partners in Libya have called for the voluntary, safe and dignified return of the population displaced from the northern town of Tawergha without a delay, expressing deep concern about the situation faced by these people living in makeshift-tented settlements in nearby areas. 01-Mar-2018
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