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New York, Aug 30: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is cutting short his official visit to Austria to return to New York in preparation for a briefing from the United Nations chemical weapons inspection team which is due to wrap up its work in Syria this weekend.
New York, Aug 29: The top United Nations envoy in Somalia Wednesday welcomed the agreement signed between the country's Federal Government and the Interim Jubba Administration establishing the terms of governance in three southern regions.
New York, Aug 28: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday announced the appointment of Major General Imam Edy Mulyono of Indonesia as Force Commander of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).
New York, Aug 27: The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom Monday denounced the deaths of three Egyptian journalists and called for a thorough investigation into these incidents.
New York, Aug 26: Following talks with United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane, the Syrian Government has affirmed it will grant access to UN inspectors, beginning Monday, to sites in the suburbs of Damascus where chemical weapons were allegedly used last week.
New York, Aug 24: United Nations Secretary-General Ban has expressed great concern over Thursday’s firing of rockets from the area of Tyre – within United Nations Interim Force In Lebanon’s (UNIFIL) area of operations – towards Israel, and noted that the missions was investigating the circumstances of the incident in cooperation with the Lebanese Armed Forces and the Israel Defense Forces.
Dublin, Aug 23: The first life-saving pregnancy termination has been performed under the provisions of new abortion legislation in Ireland, media reports said on Friday.
New York, Aug 22: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his shock at reports of alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria’s Damascus suburbs Wednesday, as a United Nations team continues to investigate the matter in other parts of the war-torn country.
New York, Aug 21: The United Nations Tuesday called on Egyptian authorities to allow access to human rights officers to assess the situation on the ground in light of the new wave of violence in the country.
New York, Aug 19 The top United Nations envoy in Somalia on Sunday expressed grave concern over allegations of rape at a facility of the African Union Mission in the country (AMISOM), and welcomed the Government's investigation into the incident.
Cairo, Aug 17: Security forces cleared a Cairo mosque after a stand-off with supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Saturday, media reports said.
New York, Aug 16: The United Nations human rights chief Thursday appealed to all parties in Egypt to act with restraint and initiate talks, following a day of bloody violence that left hundreds dead and many more injured.
Cairo, Aug 15: At least 421 people were killed during clashes between the police and supporters of country's ousted president Mohamed Morsi in Cairo city on Wednesday, reports said on Thursday.
New York, Aug 14: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called on all extremist groups in Nigeria to cease their attacks, after dozens of people were killed in the country’s north-east, including worshippers reportedly shot to death while praying inside a mosque.
New York, Aug 13: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Peter de Clercq of the Netherlands to the top United Nations humanitarian coordination position in Haiti.