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Philippines' war on drugs "is needed to avoid a narco-state"

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Drugs threaten to turn the Philippines' into a so-called "narco-state" which is why the country will continue to do all it can to eradicate them, its Secretary for Foreign Affairs said on Monday.…

27 Feb 2017 / Listen /

WFP concerned about humanitarian situation in western Mosul

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Increased fighting in western Mosul in Iraq is making it difficult for people to leave their homes while the…

27 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Peacekeeper says women can "do much more" in UN peace operations

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Women peacekeepers have the power to do "much more” in peacekeeping operations and also in encouraging post-conflict resolution. That's…

24 Feb 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 24 February 2017 (AM) – Geneva

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Israeli soldier's sentence for shooting "excessively lenient": UN The punishment handed down to an Israeli soldier found guilty of…

24 Feb 2017 / Listen /
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