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News in Brief 29 July 2016 (PM)


Human rights concerns over opposition imprisonment in Gambia The recent mass imprisonment of opposition members in Gambia has raised the concern of the UN human rights office, OHCHR. Thirty members of the United…

29 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Aleppo: Envoy urges Russia to leave humanitarian corridors to UN


The establishment of "humanitarian corridors" to assist civilians trapped in the Syrian city of Aleppo should be left to…

29 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Aleppo suffering “de facto” besiegement, warns UN Syria Envoy


Preparations for a new round of Syria talks are continuing apace, UN negotiator Staffan de Mistura said Thursday, amid…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

News in Brief 28 July 2016 (PM)


Safety "critical" in any measures to help Aleppo Any measures to assist people in eastern Aleppo in Syria must…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /
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