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"Win-win development" a key global goal, says China's President Xi

Xi Jinping. UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré

President Xi Jinping of China visited the UN in Geneva on Wednesday where he said that his country is committed to "win-win development" whose gains can be shared by all. In his speech,…

18 Jan 2017 / Listen /

United Nations condemns terror attacks in Afghanistan

A wide view of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Photo: UNAMA

Terrorist attacks in Afghanistan which left dozens dead in the capital Kabul, and at the home of the Provincial…

11 Jan 2017 / Listen /

"Deepening" Afghan conflict prompts 13% increase in need for 2017

Afghans receive food supplies of fortified wheat flour, pulses, vegetable oil and salt from WFP. Photo: WFP/Wahidullah Amani

The "deepening" and widening conflict across Afghanistan has prompted a 13 per cent increase in the number of people…

9 Jan 2017 / Listen /

Security Council condemns deadly attack on UN convoy in CAR

A MINUSCA patrol in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR). Photo: MINUSCA.

The UN Security Council has condemned a deadly ambush this week on a UN convoy in the Central African…

7 Jan 2017 / Listen /
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