The disarmament process officially concluded on Tuesday as the UN, which was supervising the hand-in, removed the final shipment of weapons.
The UN Security Council urged warring factions in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeastern Nigeria to allow humanitarian aid access and countries to donate more to save 20 million people from famine.
A UN report in February said security forces instigated a campaign that “very likely” amounted to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing.
The UN detailed more than 250 “extrajudicial or targeted killings” of civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai region from mid-March to mid-June, counting dozens of children among those massacred.
The UN said 20 prisoners, including at least five juvenile offenders, had been sentenced to death, and three men were at imminent risk of execution.
Beijing has repeatedly blocked India’s move to put a ban on the Jaish-e-Mohammed leader under the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the Council.
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was “very disappointed” China had done “nothing” for Washington with regards to North Korea.
The coalition fighting the Iran-allied Houthi militia in Yemen has, however, denied carrying out the attack that killed 42.
Israel installed the detectors at entry points to Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem after two police guards were fatally shot on July 14.
More than 4,000 children have been killed or injured by all sides of the conflict.
More than 7,00,000 East Timorese are registered to vote in the country, which has a land area slightly smaller than Hawaii.
The industry’s interests are in “irreconcilable conflict with the interests of public health policy”, said the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017.
“This is the third season in a row that families have had to endure failed rains – they are simply running out of ways to cope,” the FAO said.
Eighteen Myanmar nationals and foreigners representing international media arrived in Sittwe on Wednesday before a government-escorted visit to the north.
LGBTQI people’s health is consistently poorer than that of the general population.
UNHRC established the inquiry in March, but Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s foreign minister, has rejected the allegations and opposes the mission.
The United States, Russia and Jordan reached the “de-escalation agreement,” at the G20 summit, ahead of the UN-based peace talks set to open this week.
Why is it that when a UN official or peacekeeper rapes an African child, the organisation fails to ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted?
The groups argue the UNESCO designation will allow Chinese authorities to remove residents from the Tibetan area and threaten its nomadic culture.
The US, Britain France and others pledged commitment to a decades-old Non-Proliferation Treaty instead, boycotting the talks.
Catherine Marchi-Uhel was appointed by UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres to lead a panel called the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism.
Trump is considering “severe things” for North Korea, which on Tuesday test launched an intercontinental ballistic missile which could threaten US territories.
UN chief ‘very sorry’ that talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed on Friday, ending a promising process to heal decades of conflict.
“We don’t dare come out of our houses…. There is death everywhere, the stench of death, of destruction. It’s terrifying.”
FARC rebels freed a captive UN official they had taken hostage while he was working on a project to replace illegal crops, the Colombian government said.
Mosul’s basic infrastruture will cost more than $1 billion to repair after the US-backed Iraqi offensive to retake the city from Islamic State.
Nikki Haley told the Security Council that North Korea’s actions were “quickly closing off the possibility of a diplomatic solution.”
When Modi visits Israel on July 4, what should we expect? Will he refer to the Palestinian cause?
The Congo Republic Military was withdrawn from the peacekeeping mission in the country after a UN review found “systemic problems in command and control”.
The region, which fell to war in 2013, is no longer being classified as being in a state of famine, but situations are still being described as “dire”.
While the population might start declining after 2050, India will still remain the most populous country in the world.
The employee, Humidor Rashid, was charged for obtaining visa for an employee under false assurances, underpaying her and coercively detaining her by threatening her and taking away her passport.
“We’re here today to say that in cooking, in the kitchen, there are no differences. We’re all the same, we’re all human.”
Two-thirds of the African continent is desert or drylands and nearly 75% of agricultural land is estimated to be degraded to varying degrees.
In an attempt to remove the closures of airways, Qatar has approached the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
The report submitted to the General Assembly, states that over 90% of the world’s population used improved drinking water sources in 2015, without indicating the current measures of progress for the SDGs.
Close to 1.2 million refugees need resettling globally, but only 93,200 places in resettlement countries are expected to become available this year.
The remaining 40% are due to be relinquished by June 20.
The rebels say farewell to their arms after more than half a century of war and will now form a political party in the country.
“Leaders may wish to deny this reality, but whether we like it or not, humanity is connected.”