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Attacks on medical facilities becoming "new norm" in conflict

Security Council MeetingHealthcare in armed conflictPresident MSF Joanne Liu

Attacks against hospitals and health workers are becoming a "new norm" in conflict, the head of one of the world's top humanitarian organizations told the Security Council on Wednesday. The Council met to…

28 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Commendation for Cypriot leaders

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus (left), and Mustafa Akinci, Leader of the Turkish Cypriot Community (right). UN Photo/Isaac Billy.

The leaders of the two communities in Cyprus have been praised by the UN Secretary-General for their efforts to…

25 Sep 2016 / Listen /

"We are not advocates of revenge": Yemeni president on Houthi rebels

Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour, President of the Republic of Yemen, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-first session.UN Photo/Cia Pak

Yemen's president said on Friday that his government and supporters were "not advocates of revenge" when it comes to…

23 Sep 2016 / Listen /

“Going nuclear armed" is North Korea policy

Ri Yong Ho, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-first session.UN Photo/Cia Pak

North Korea has confirmed at the United Nations that it will continue with the development of nuclear weapons against…

23 Sep 2016 / Listen /
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