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Libya slave auctions may be crime against humanity: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

US television network CNN aired the footage last week of an apparent live auction in Libya where black men were presented to North African buyers as potential farmhands.

published on : 20th November 2017

United Nations chief warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was engaged in intense contacts with all players to urge de-escalation.

published on : 10th November 2017

UN chief calls for protection of children in armed conflict

The legal framework to protect children in armed conflict is in place, he said, calling on all parties to respect this framework in all conflict situations.

published on : 1st November 2017

Trump says UN chief Antonio Guterres doing 'very very spectacular job'

US President Donald Trump jettisoned his past criticism of the United Nations Friday, as he lavished praise on the organization's Secretary General.

published on : 21st October 2017

UN says 26 killed in latest Central African clashes

At least 26 people were killed during clashes in a southeast region of the Central African Republic where the government has struggled to assert its authority.

published on : 20th October 2017

UN chief Antonio Guterres to meet Trump on Friday

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday to discuss UN reform and other "issues of mutual concern", the UN spokesman said.

published on : 19th October 2017

South Sudan forces 'assaulted' UN commander

South Sudanese forces stopped a UN peacekeeping convoy at gunpoint and beat the unit's commander in the latest clash with peacekeepers in the war-wracked African country.

published on : 19th October 2017

UN chief will work with US despite UNESCO pullout

The government of US President Donald Trump announced it was quitting UNESCO, accusing the UN cultural and education body of "anti-Israel" bias.

published on : 13th October 2017

Naxalites use children to fight in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand: UN

The UN has received reports of Naxalites using children to fight in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand and of terrorists burning at least 30 schools in Jammu and Kashmir last year.

published on : 7th October 2017

UN approves monitoring of ELN rebel cease-fire in Colombia

The Security Council welcomed the September 4 announcement of the cease-fire and the request by both parties to the United Nations to coordinate and monitor the cease-fire verification.

published on : 6th October 2017

Over 8,000 children killed and hurt in conflicts: UN chief Antonio Guterres

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says it's unacceptable and appalling that more than 8,000 children were killed and injured in conflicts across the world last year.

published on : 6th October 2017

UN blacklists Saudi-led coalition for killing children in Yemen

The group was briefly included on the annual list of shame last year before a threat by Saudi Arabia to cut off its funding to UN programs forced a reversal.

published on : 6th October 2017

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to visit devastated Caribbean islands

Guterres will travel to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica on Saturday to get a close-up view of the damage wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria that hit within two weeks.

published on : 4th October 2017

UN chief Antonio Guterres asks Cameroon to probe attacks on anglophones

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Cameroon to probe deadly attacks in the country's restless English-speaking region after protests leading to a symbolic declaration of independence.

published on : 3rd October 2017

UN chief Antonio Guterres warns against more cuts to DR Congo mission

With a dangerous political standoff over elections still unresolved in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Antonio Guterres is urging caution over further cuts to the UN peacekeeping mission there.

published on : 3rd October 2017
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