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  1. Afghanistan: Attack on UN mission draws global condemnation

    - UN News

    The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) strongly condemned an attack in its main compound in the western Afghan province of Herat on Friday that left an Afghan police guard dead and other officers injured.  

  2. Mercenaries ‘impede’ peace, must leave Libya to allow elections

    - UN News

    The continued recruitment and presence of mercenaries in Libya is impeding “progress in the peace process” and an obstacle to upcoming elections, independent UN human rights experts said on Friday, calling for their “long overdue” departure.  

  3. 100,000 children in Tigray at risk of death from malnutrition: UNICEF

    - UN News

    More than 100,000 children in Tigray, Ethiopia, could suffer from life-threatening severe acute malnutrition in the next 12 months, a tenfold jump over average annual levels, UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday. 

  4. Gaza: Humanitarian response underway, but political solutions still needed

    - UN News

    Although the international community is providing urgent assistance to Gaza in the wake of the most recent round of hostilities, a political solution is still needed to end the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, a senior UN official in the region said on Wednesday. 

  5. UN-African Union Mission in Darfur in final shutdown phase

    - UN News

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    Practically all peacekeepers and staff have now left the hybrid UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in line with its drawdown plan, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Tuesday. 

  6. Afghanistan: Record number of women and children killed or wounded

    - UN News

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    More women and children were killed and wounded in Afghanistan in the first half of 2021 than in the first six months of any year since records began in 2009, a United Nations report revealed on Monday.

  7. Security Council calls for ‘immediate reversal’ of Turkish and Turkish Cypriots decision on Varosha

    - UN News

    The Security Council said in a statement released on Friday that settling any part of the abandoned Cypriot suburb of Varosha, “by people other than its inhabitants, is “inadmissible”. 

  8. Tigray: As famine looms, first WFP humanitarian flight arrives

    - UN News

    Lifesaving assistance arrived for the beleaguered Tigray region of Ethiopia on Thursday as the first UN World Food Programme (WFP) plane carrying humanitarian workers touched down in the capital Mekelle. 

  9. The Centenary of the Disaster of Annual

    - Inter Press Service

    MIAMI, Jul 20 (IPS) - It would seem that those responsible for the recent immigration crisis in Ceuta and Melilla have coordinated their strategy to commemorate the centenary of one of the most serious defeats that Spain has suffered in its foreign relations. One hundred years ago, the Spanish armies suffered one of the most painful losses in its history.

  10. Iraq: Bomb attack on eve of Eid al-Adha, ‘terrorism knows no bounds’

    - UN News

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    Secretary-General António Guterres strongly condemned the “horrific bomb attack targeting civilians” at a busy market in the north-east of the Iraqi capital, just before the Eid al-Adha holiday.

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