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Political solution only way to end Syrian crisis and ISIL advance

Syrian refugees arrive across the border into Jordan. File Photo: UNHCR/A. Harper

The crisis in Syria has to come to an end as no one is benefiting from the violence except terrorists, according to the UN envoy for the country. Staffan de Mistura said the…

29 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Way forward to end Syria conflict outlined by UN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaking at the Security Council meeting: The situation in the Middle East (Syria). UN Photo/Evan Schneider

A plan to reach a political solution to end the conflict in Syria has been outlined by the United…

29 Jul 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 29 July 2015 (AM)

Security Council meeting: The situation in Cyprus. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Renewal of two peacekeeping mandates by UN Security Council The mandates of the United Nations peacekeeping missions in Cyprus…

29 Jul 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 28 July 2015 (PM)

Boys hold shrapnel from exploded artillery shells while standing on a street damaged by blasts in Sana'a, the capital of Yemen. Photo: UNICEF/Mohamed Hamoud

Largest single attack in Yemen kills 55 civilians The largest single attack in Yemen since the escalation of the…

28 Jul 2015 / Listen /
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