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"Heightened emotions" after UN vote on Israeli settlements

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Emotions on the ground have been heightened following a UN vote calling on Israel to "cease all settlement activity" in the occupied Palestinian territories. UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process,…

17 Jan 2017 / Listen /

Syria warring parties continue to use "aid as weapon of war": UN

A boy pulls a wheelchair along a debris strewn street in Al-Mashatiyeh neighbourhood of eastern Aleppo, Syria. Photo: OCHA

The world must not stand silent as parties to the Syria conflict continue to use the denial of food,…

16 Jan 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 16 January 2017(PM)

Yukiya Amano. Photo: IAEA/Dean Calma

  Iran nuclear accord marks significant milestone: UN Iran's historic nuclear agreement has reached a significant milestone, the Director…

16 Jan 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 13 January 2017 (PM)

UNICEF-supported trucks queue to fill their tanks with water from a group of wells rehabilitated and equipped by UNICEF, Damascus, Syria. UNICEF/UN048100/Al-Asadi

Agreement reportedly reached on restoring Damascus water supply Agreement has been reached, according to  reports, on restoring running water…

13 Jan 2017 / Listen /
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