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A total of 207 male and female child soldiers were released by armed groups in South Sudan, part of a series of planned discharges that should see nearly 1,000 children return home over the coming mon
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons team has not yet begun work in Douma: Syrian envoy
Experts from the OPCW chemical watchdog are awaiting the green light from a UN security assessment team before beginning their investigation of an alleged chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma
The drive was broadened to include children in refugee camps whose parents had fled the Boko Haram insurgency in neighbouring Nigeria.
The three allies circulated a joint draft resolution at the Security Council that also calls for unimpeded deliveries of humanitarian aid.
UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed hope that the authorities will bring perpetrators of the brutal crime in Kathua to justice.
Anti-government elements caused 1,500 civilian casualties, up six per cent from the same period last year.
President Donald Trump has made it clear he plans to make Bashar al-Assad, and perhaps his Russian and Iranian backers, pay a price for the latest alleged toxic gas atrocity of Syria's civil war.
Nine countries have demanded an urgent meeting on Monday after an alleged chemical attack on Syria's rebel-held town of Douma.
The spokesperson was responding to a question on the situation in Kashmir and whether the secretary-general had spoken with Indian authorities.
The UN panel, which reviews Hungary's compliance with its international civil and political rights commitments, echoed criticisms that have surrounded PM Viktor Orban's tenure.
Nauru is among the island nations involved in Canberra's policy of offshore processing for refugees and asylum seekers that try to reach Australia.
The UN said it was investigating "disturbing reports of serious harm to civilians" in an Afghan airstrike on a religious school that security sources say left dozens of children dead or wounded.
A fired ripped through a warehouse of the UN's World Food Programme on Saturday in Yemen's rebel-held Red Sea port of Hodeida, destroying humanitarian aid supplies, authorities said.
Martina Brostrom accused Luiz Loures, a UN Assistant Secretary General, of grabbing her in a hotel elevator, forcibly kissing her and trying to drag her to his room
The UN chief was responding to a question on the need to relocate the Rohingya refugees currently living in camps in the border town of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.