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Parties to peace talks in Syria bear "historic responsibility": UN envoy

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Everyone with a stake in the Syrian peace process bears a "historic responsibility" to find a way forward. That's the view of the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, speaking at…

29 Jun 2016 / Listen /

News in brief 29 June 2016 (AM)

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Efforts to combat terrorism "need to intensify" after Istanbul attack International efforts to combat terrorism "need to intensify" in…

29 Jun 2016 / Listen /

"Mutual respect" for "legitimate aspirations" only path to peace, says Ban

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a joint press statement with Prime Minister of Israel. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

No solution to the conflict between Israel and Palestine will be found without recognizing the "legitimate aspirations" of both…

28 Jun 2016 / Listen /

Syria "epicentre" of global displacement crisis

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Syria has become the global "epicentre" for the displacement of people according to a UN independent expert who focuses…

28 Jun 2016 / Listen /
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