Close to 7,000 evacuated from Syrian towns after enduring nearly 3-year siege
New York, July 20: After close to three years of siege, 6,900 women, children and men were finally able to leave the Syrian towns of Foah and Kafraya over the past few days, following a local agreement between parties to the conflict. Read more>>
Funding shortfalls threaten health services for a million vulnerable Iraqis, says UN health agency

New York, July 19: Almost one million vulnerable Iraqis will have to go without basic medicines and other life-saving healthcare if funding is not found to save critical health facilities, the United Nations health agency said on Tuesday.

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In West Africa and the Sahel, signs of democratic progress amid continued ‘devastating’ violence: UN

New York, July 18: There have been “positive developments” when it comes to democratization across the vast West Africa and Sahel region, but that has been “competing with the volatile security situation” particularly around areas where terrorist groups are active such as the Lake Chad Basin, the head of the UN Office for the region (UNOWAS) told the Security Council on Tuesday.

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'Status quo in Libya cannot be sustained', UN Envoy tells Security Council

New York, July 17: Despite encouraging signs on the political and humanitarian front, efforts must be sustained and intensified in Libya to avoid further “economic collapse, the breakdown of public services, and more frequent and intense outbreaks of violence”, said the United Nations Special Envoy for the country on Monday.

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In Gaza, UN envoy urges Israel, Palestinian factions to step back from brink of a war that ‘everybody will lose’

New York, July 16: With a ceasefire largely holding after a day-long flare-up in fighting between Israel and Gaza militants, the United Nation envoy on the Middle East peace process was in the enclave on Sunday urging Israelis and Palestinians to pull back from the brink of a confrontation “that nobody wants…and everybody will lose.”

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Donald Trump adviced me to sue EU: Theresa May

London, July 15: British Prime Minister Theresa May has said US President Donald Trump adviced her to sue the European Union rather than negotiate over Brexit.

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Donald Trump shares Kim Jong Un's letter, calls it a 'nice note'

Washington, July 13: US President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a letter from North Korea's Kim Jong Un in which the Asian leader has voiced hopes for a 'new future' in bilateral relations between the two countries.

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