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UN chief: Intensified attacks in Aleppo mark “dark day”

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Cia Pak

"A dark day for the global commitment to protect civilians." That is how UN Secretary-General has characterized intensified airstrikes in the Syrian city of Aleppo. The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is also worried…

24 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Government committed to finding political solution to end Syrian crisis

Walid Al-Moualem, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Syrian Arab Republic, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-first session.UN Photo/Cia Pak

Syria is committed to finding a political solution to stop nearly six years of bloodshed in the country, Foreign…

24 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Park attack shows even playtime is dangerous in Libya: UNICEF

Children play at a playground in Libya. Photo: UNSMIL

Warring parties in Libya are being urged by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) to protect children caught in the…

24 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Palestine to push for UN resolution on settlements

General Assembly Seventy-first session 10th plenary meetingGeneral Debate

Palestine has said it will push for a UN Security Council resolution to prevent Israel from building more settlements.…

22 Sep 2016 / Listen /
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