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  1. Gaza: No let up in deadly toll as rights chief demands end to suffering

    - UN News

    Nearly 10,000 women have been killed in Gaza since war erupted six months ago and one child is injured or dies every 10 minutes, UN agencies warned on Tuesday, amid spiralling violence in the West Bank and concerns over a regional escalation of the conflict following Iran’s missile and drone strike on Israel.

  2. Who Should be the Next UN Leader? - Part 1

    - Inter Press Service

    APEX, North Carolina / DUBLIN, Ireland, Apr 15 (IPS) - Could a UN insider take the top job? Amina J. Mohammed is the current Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. She has been in the role since early 2017, making her something of a veteran within senior circles.

  3. World News in Brief: ‘Reckless attacks’ on Ukraine nuclear plant must cease, Chibok abductions 10 years on, action against plant pests

    - UN News

    A recent spate of “reckless attacks” on the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) in Ukraine must end immediately, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told the UN Security Council on Monday.

  4. Yemen’s plight echoes broader Middle East crisis, says UN Envoy

    - UN News

    As tensions worsen across the Middle East region, Yemen’s plight has become increasingly intertwined with wider geopolitical dynamics, the UN Special Envoy for the country said on Monday.

  5. ‘Concerted global push’ for Sudan ceasefire is essential: Guterres

    - UN News

    “The world is forgetting about the people of Sudan” the UN chief warned on Monday​, calling for a boost in humanitarian funding and a global push for peace to end a year of brutal fighting between rival militaries.

  6. Gaza: rights experts condemn AI role in destruction by Israeli military

    - UN News

    As UN chief António Guterres on Monday reiterated his appeal for “maximum restraint” in the Middle East following Iran’s drone and missile attack on Israel, independent human rights experts said that the alleged use of artificial intelligence on targets in Gaza by the Israeli military had taken an “unprecedented toll” on civilians, housing and services.

  7. Sudan catastrophe must not be allowed to continue: UN rights chief Türk

    - UN News

    A full year of conflict in Sudan has already caused immense suffering and death but the situation could easily worsen with the news that the warring parties are arming civilians, UN rights chief Volker Türk said on Monday.

  8. ‘Step back from the brink,’ to avert full-scale Middle East conflict, says UN chief

    - UN News

    The people of the Middle East are confronting a real danger of a devastating full-scale conflict, António Guterres said on Sunday, urging “maximum restraint” across a region “on the brink”, hours after Iran launched attack drones and missiles against Israel overnight Saturday.

  9. Guterres condemns Iran’s attack on Israel, calls for immediate end to hostilities

    - UN News

    Strongly condemning the “large-scale attack” launched on Israel by Iran, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged maximum restraint by all parties and warned that “neither the region nor the world can afford another war.”

  10. Guterres welcomes creation of transitional council in Haiti to choose new leaders

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the establishment of a transitional council in Haiti tasked with choosing new political leadership and setting up elections in the crisis-torn Carribean country.

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