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UN marks 75 years of existence

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The UN Charter “brought rules and hope to a world in ruins”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a virtual ceremony last Friday, commemorating 75 years...

At least ten aid workers kidnapped in southwest Niger

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At least ten local aid workers have been kidnapped in southwest Niger near the border with Burkina Faso, security sources and an official from...

COVID-19 exacerbating CAT vulnerabilities – UN peacekeeping chief

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The Central African Republic (CAR) is progressing with preparations for presidential and legislative elections in December, but the political situation remains fragile and security...

UN Security Council seat for Kenya

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Kenya was elected a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, defeating Djibouti for an African country designated seat. UN member states chose the country...

African nations seek UN inquiry into US racism, ‘police brutality’

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African countries are lobbying to set up a UN inquiry into “systemic racism” and “police brutality” in the United States and elsewhere, aiming to...

UN rights experts condemn Israel’s annexation plan and US support

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UN human rights experts said on Tuesday that Israel’s plan to annex significant parts of the occupied West Bank would violate international law banning...

UN says two peacekeepers killed in an attack on a convoy...

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Two peacekeepers with United Nations (UN) forces in Mali were killed on Saturday in an attack on their convoy in the north of the...

UN decries reported mass graves found in Libya town after LNA...

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The United Nations mission in Libya said on Thursday it was horrified by the reported discovery of mass graves in the town of Tarhouna...

US wary of Egypt truce effort in Libya, wants former Danish...

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Parts of a proposal by Egypt for a truce in Libya are “helpful,” but a United Nations-led bid to broker peace in the North...

Pompeo welcomes agreement for UN Libya talks, urges speedy ceasefire process

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday welcomed the resumption of talks led by the United Nations between Libya’s warring sides and urged...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...