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UN officials recalled from Ethiopia over audio recordings

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Two senior United Nations officials have been recalled from Ethiopia after audio recordings containing criticism of senior UN officials was released online, according to...

Congo journalist granted provisional release after terrorism probe dropped

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A journalist arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo last month for possessing a video showing the assassination of two UN sanctions monitors in...

Shooting in Libya detention centre after migrant raids

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At least six migrants were shot dead at a Tripoli detention centre on Friday, the head of the UN migration agency's Libya mission said,...

Death toll from militant attack on Malian soldiers rises to 16

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The death toll from an attack by Islamist militants on soldiers in central Mali this week has risen to 16, the army said on...

UN chief takes on Ethiopia over expelled staff: show me proof

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hit back at Ethiopia on Wednesday over the government's expulsion of seven UN staff, demanding proof of accusations against them...

SAHRC, UN High Commissioner for Refugees formalise partnership

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Ties between the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC), have been formalised and strengthened after...

Expulsion of UN staff from Ethiopia “unprecedented”

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres maintains the expulsion of UN humanitarian workers from Ethiopia’s Tigray region is “disturbing” in the face of “an immense human...

Libya’s warring sides, including Russian mercenaries, may be guilty of crimes...

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Russian mercenaries in Libya killed detainees, among the possible war crimes committed by multiple sides in the conflict, UN human rights investigators said on...

One UN peacekeeper killed, four wounded in Mali

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One UN peacekeeper was killed and four more were severely wounded when their convoy hit an improvised explosive device in northern Mali on Saturday,...

UN chief tells Ethiopia’s Abiy he does not accept staff expulsions

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The United Nations does not accept Ethiopia's decision to expel seven senior UN officials as famine looms in the war-torn region of Tigray, UN...

UN condemns Ethiopia expulsions, says 5.2 million need aid in Tigray

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The United Nations on Friday condemned Ethiopia's announcement that it was expelling seven senior UN officials, and voiced concern for 5.2 million people in...

Flouting UN sanctions in Africa? No one is watching after Russia...

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Russia is delaying the appointment of panels of independent experts to monitor violations of UN sanctions on South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo,...

UN issues new Syria war death toll, says 350 000 is...

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At least 350 209 people have been killed in the decade-old war in Syria, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday in...

Libya’s proposed election is a moment of danger in push for...

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Libya's best chance of peace in years is at risk of unravelling as factions tussle over looming national elections that were envisaged as a...

Biden promises “relentless diplomacy”, not cold war

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US President Joe Biden mapped out a new era of vigorous competition without a new Cold War despite China's ascendance during his first United...

UN envoy meets new Afghan interior minister wanted by US

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A UN envoy has met Afghanistan's new interior minister who was for years was one of the world's most wanted Islamist militants and is...

Afghanistan commercial flights resume as UN accuses Taliban of harassment

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The first international commercial flight under Afghanistan's new Taliban interim government departed Kabul on Thursday carrying more than 100 foreigners, including some US citizens...

Tigray forces killed 120 civilians in Amhara village – Ethiopia officials

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Rebellious forces from the Tigray region killed 120 civilians over two days in a village in Ethiopia's Amhara region, local officials told Reuters on...

UN footage from northern Ethiopia shows humanitarian crisis

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Footage of war-hit northern Ethiopia published by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday reflected the severe humanitarian crisis there, after the United...

UN warns catastrophe looms in Ethiopia’s north, urges government to end...

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A de facto blockade on aid to the Tigray region in Ethiopia’s north is bringing millions of people to the brink of famine, the...

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