The United States is asking the UN Security Council to order an immediate halt to all deliveries of refined oil products to North Korea after finding that Pyongyang had violated restrictions on those imports, according to documents seen by AFP on Thursday. A confidential US report sent to a UN sanctions committee estimated that at […]
THE already serious humanitarian situation in Central African Republic (CAR) has worsened amid a spike in violence, which threatens to overtake almost every area of the country, UN aid official said. UN Humanitarian Coordinator for [...]
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The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Friday urged the Sudanese authorities to consider the self-defence claim of Noura Hussein, a teenager, who killed her rapist husband.
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An investigation should be launched into the deaths and injuries among Palestinian protesters at the hands of Israeli security forces, a broad section of countries demanded on Friday at the UN Human Rights Council. The Geneva-based body was meeting for an extraordinary session in the wake of Monday’s mass protests, in which 60 Palestinians were
U.S. President Donald Trump has told North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un to abandon nuclear weapons and be rewarded with “protections” or risk being overthrown and possible death if the arsenal remains. The U.S. leader laid out the stark choice for North Korea’s leader ahead of their planned summit in Singapore on June 12, according to media
North Korea said Thursday it will not hold talks with Seoul under the current diplomatic situation, calling South Korean officials "ignorant and incompetent" a day after the hermit state abruptly cancelled planned inter-Korean discussions.
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THE more than 10 million out-of-school children in Nigeria have received the attention of United Nations, World Bank and regional development banks, as over 1.5 million youths with signatures handed over a global petition to world leaders to launch a new International Finance Facility for Education.
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Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership has reacted to the petition by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to Mr. Diego García-Sayán, UN Special Rapporteur on President Muhammadu Buhari’s disobedience to court rulings and orders. The organisation, in a petition dated May 11, 2018 to the UN, lamented the Federal Government’s habit of picking […]