Category Archives: United Nations

9 UN Peacekeepers killed in Mali

By Staff Reporter Nine U.N. peacekeepers were killed in an ambush Friday in Mali, a U.N. spokesman said. Their convoy was attacked near Mena [...]

In U.N. Speech, Obama Vows to Fight ISIS ‘Network of Death’

By Staff Reporter In a speech before the United Nations on Wednesday, President Obama asked the world to join the fight against the Islamic [...]

Outrage as WHO study reveals Ebola death rates as understated

By Staff Reporter Ebola death rates 70% – WHO study New figures suggest 70% of those infected with Ebola in West Africa have died, hig [...]

Because of oil, Western Sahara conflict rages on.

By Staff Reporter ©Reuters Polisario Front soldiers take part in a parade for the 35th anniversary celebrations of their independence movem [...]

Rebels in Doneski arresting journalists covering MH17 tragedy

By Staff Reporter Bodies were loaded into a Train Morgue destined for ??? Pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine should stop threatening [...]

Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update WHO

By Staff Reporter Epidemiology and surveillance The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to closely monitor the evolving Ebola virus di [...]

Ebola outbreak: US man tested in Ghana

By Staff Reporter Ebola spreads through contact with an infected person’s bodily fluids A US citizen is being tested for the Ebola vir [...]

UN Chief welcomes AU declaration of “2016 African Year of Human Rights” with focus on “Rights of Women”

By Staff Reporter Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the 23rd African Union (AU) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. UN Photo/Eskinder [...]

EBOLA outbreak in Africa is “out of control”

By Staff Reporter   FILE -In this file photo taken on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, people protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen [...]

Safety of journalists essential to vibrant, democratic societies, UN rights chief stresses

By Staff Reporter “Sound, bold and independent” journalism is vital in any democratic society, the United Nations human rights chief dec [...]

Sexual harassment is now a crime in Egypt for first time ever

By Staff Reporter Volunteers form a safe zone between men and women to prevent sexual harassment during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, [...]

Republic of Northern Central Africa – CAR Muslims want to breakaway

By Staff Reporter Muslims fleeing Christian mobs say new state needed as UN warns of ‘ethnic-religious cleansing’ but analysts d [...]

Prominent Islamist ‘Makaburi” is assassinated in Mombasa.Is Kenya government eliminating terror suspects?

By Staff Reporter A prominent Kenyan Islamist, accused by the United States and United Nations Security Council (UNSC) of supporting the S [...]

“This #Ebola outbreak is worst in history”, MSF

By Staff Reporter Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) which has provided emergency medical services in Guinea since 2001, surged its in-coun [...]

As UN seeks $60m for food aid,Zimbabwe Deputy Minister denies there is food crisis

By Staff Reporter Photo: Olivier Moeckli/ICRC Maize distribution to drought-affected farmers by ICRC last year (File photo) New Zimbabwe re [...]

Tragedy in Central African Republic:EU response

By Staff Reporter Brussels, EU  *EU remains the main donor to CAR Long viewed as a fragile state, the Central African Republic (CAR) is now [...]

Change overdue for Western Sahara

By Staff Reporter Western Sahara Sahrawi youths, having been denied a homeland by Morocco for years, are getting increasingly frustrated in [...]

CAR chooses a new President

Bangui, Central African Republic by Satt Reporter * EU prepares to send troops *International donors pledge $496m Catherine Samba-Panza elec [...]

South Sudan Human Rights Abuse-UN singles out Machar

By Kelvin Mupungu Juba, South Sudan In a decision that will raise many eyebrows, United Nations has taken sides in South Sudan by apportioni [...]

Half of Central African republic population in need of humanitarian assistance

Central African Republic killings go on unchecked and almost everybody is facing displacement. UNHCR News Story: Hundreds more flee Central [...]

North Sudan Dictator Omar Al Bashir visits Juba for Peace talks.

Juba, South Sudan Questions continue to arise concerning the role Sudan (North) leader Omar Al Bashir is playing in the crisis South Sudan i [...]

US using NGOs to destabilise Africa?-globalresearch

There is a developing pattern in which NGOs linked to US intelligence are accused of stirring ethnic disputes in Africa.  By Carla Stea [...]

UN Security Council deliberates South Sudan

South Sudan Consultations UNSC must declare Machar and his rebels as possible war criminals. They must accept ceasefire offer regardless of [...]
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