Monday 22 September 2014
 
»
Tag
 
»
UN

UN to deploy Ebola mission as death toll hits 2,630

The United Nations Security Council has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support.

More…

West tells Iran it must address nuclear bomb fears

Western powers told Iran it must step up cooperation with a UN watchdog's investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by the country if it wants to get a broader nuclear deal that would ease sanctions. The warning was is

More…

Hunger easing globally but 1 in 9 undernourished

The number of hungry people in the world has fallen by more than 100 million in the past decade but 805 million people, or one in nine, still do not have enough to eat, three global food and agriculture agencies said on Tuesday. G

More…

Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year

Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than $8 trillion a year, experts said. The study, which its authors said was a fi

More…

Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year

Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than $8 trillion a year, experts said. The study, which its authors said was a fi

More…

UN Council plans to prevent foreign fighters

The UN Security Council plans to demand countries "prevent and suppress" the recruitment and travel of foreign fighters to join extremist militant groups like Islamic State by ensuring it is considered a serious criminal offence under

More…

$600m needed to tackle Ebola says UN

The United Nations said $600 million in supplies would be needed to fight West Africa's Ebola outbreak, as the death toll from the worst ever epidemic of the virus topped 1,900 and Guinea warned it had penetrated a new part of the country.

More…

Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 in August: UN

At least 1,420 people were killed in Iraq in August as sectarian violence raged in the country's centre and north, the United Nations said on Monday. A further 1,370 Iraqis were wounded and 600,000 people forced to flee as Isl

More…

Syrian militants capture 43 UN soldiers, 81 trapped

Militants fighting the Syrian army have detained 43 UN peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and trapped another 81 in the region, and the world body is working to secure their release, the United Nations said on Thursday.

More…

ISIS, Syrian government committing war crimes: UN

The Syrian government and Islamic State insurgents are both committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in their increasingly brutal fight against each other, UN investigators said on Wednesday. Islamic State forces in north

More…
 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads