Tag: United Nations

UN honors 188 personnel who lost lives in 2023

In a sombre ceremony held Thursday at the UN headquarters in New York, the world body remembered and…

Kenyan politicians petition against police deployment to Haiti

Kenyan politicians said on Saturday that they have filed a petition to the United Nations and the United…

UN General Assembly backs Palestinian bid for UN membership

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Friday with 143 votes in favor and nine against, including…

UN leaders call for int’l participation in fighting sexual violence in Sudan conflict

Two UN officials are calling for more international engagement to combat sexual violence against women and girls in…

United Nations Chinese Language Day marked in Tirana, Albania

An Albanian student shows Chinese characters she wrote during an event celebrating the United Nations Chinese Language Day…

Slovenia backs Palestine UN membership

Slovenia, an incumbent non-permanent member of the United Nations' (UN) Security Council, said on Thursday that it supports…

Cook Islands to hold referendum on separation from New Zealand

The government of the Cook Islands intends to hold a nationwide referendum to determine whether the population wants…

Iranian minister demands UN deliver clear response to strike on consulate in Damascus

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian demanded that the UN Security Council deliver a proportionate and clear reaction to…

Turkish president to meet Zelensky in Istanbul on Russia-Ukraine crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky here on Friday to discuss the…

UN chief condemns killing of over 112 Palestinians without mentioning Israel

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his outrage and sorrow over the deaths of more than 100…

Israel Commits Every Act that comes in War Crimes—UN Aid Chief Decries Israeli Attack on Relief Convoy

In a strongly worded statement, the United Nations' top aid official has condemned the recent Israeli attack on…

South Africa files against Israel at UN court for “genocidal acts” in Gaza

South Africa filed a case on Friday in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Israel for its…