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News in Brief 23 March 2017 (AM)

A young boy sits in front of a destroyed building in Homs, Syria. Photo: WFP/Abeer Etefa (file)

  "We are failing the children of Syria," says UNICEF director The fact that a dozen children were among the 53 killed in an attack on a school on Wednesday is a reminder…

23 Mar 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 22 March 2017 (PM)

Special Representative and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Martin Kobler. UN Photo/Manuel Elías

UN "gravely concerned" at serious rights violations across Libya The head of the UN Support Mission for Libya (UNSMIL)…

22 Mar 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 22 March 2017 (AM)

A wastewater treatment facility in Manila, the Philippines. Photo: Danilo Pinzon / World Bank

"Everyone can do their bit" to re-use more wastewater Everyone around the world "can do their bit" to reduce…

22 Mar 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 21 March 2017 (PM)

Hervé Ladsous (left), outgoing Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, during his visit to South Sudan with his successor, Jean-Pierre Lacroix (right). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

  "Political solution" is only solution to South Sudan crisis A "political solution" is the only solution to the…

21 Mar 2017 / Listen /
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