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  1. The Increase in Nuclear Rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula is Deeply Concerning

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Nov 28 (IPS) - In his remarks to the UN Security Council on Non -Proliferation/DPRK , November 27At 10:42 PM local time on 21 November, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched a rocket “Chollima-1" loaded with the reconnaissance satellite "Malligyong-1", from the Sohae Satellite Launching Station.

  2. Syria: ‘A dozen different powder kegs’

    - UN News

    The situation in Syria remains dire, with continued fighting, and tens of thousands displaced - all exacerbating the suffering of civilians and compounded by the effects of the war in Gaza, senior UN officials said on Tuesday.

  3. UN and African Union sign new human rights agreement

    - UN News

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    The United Nations and the African Union have reinforced their partnership following the conclusion of their seventh high-level dialogue in New York on Tuesday.

  4. Haiti: Gangs move into rural areas as Türk says new force ‘must be deployed’

    - UN News

    Gang violence in Haiti is on the rise with new alliances being forged and expansion into rural areas previously considered safe, warns a new UN report.

  5. Francis calls for longer-term humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

    - UN News

    The brutal attack by Hamas on 7 October followed by Israel’s devastating assault on Gaza, has only highlighted the importance of a peaceful and just solution to the situation in the Middle East, the President of the UN General Assembly said on Tuesday.

  6. Gaza doctors ‘terrified’ of deadly disease outbreak as aid teams race to deliver

    - UN News

    As the pause in fighting in Gaza appeared to enter a fifth day on Tuesday, UN humanitarians warned that aid deliveries needed to multiply immediately to save the lives of the injured and stem the risk of a deadly disease outbreak that has left doctors “terrified”.

  7. First Person: Trauma, stress and sadness take root in Gaza

    - UN News

    The look on people’s faces in Gaza reveals “the trauma, the stress, as if sorrow and sadness have taken root here in Gaza”, according to James Elder, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) spokesperson who has joined the aid effort in the besieged enclave.

  8. DPR Korea: Military satellites, ‘serious risk’ to civil aviation and shipping

    - UN News

    The recent launch of a reconnaissance satellite by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), presents a ‘serious risk’ to international civil aviation and shipping, the Security Council heard on Monday.

  9. Gaza: Vital aid reaches shattered north as halt to fighting enters fourth day

    - UN News

    Desperate Gazans in the north of the enclave had their first sip of clean water in weeks on Monday as a continuing pause in fighting enabled broadening aid access to the Strip, UN humanitarians said.

  10. UN confirms more aid entering Gaza as humanitarian pause holds for second day

    - UN News

    Sixty-one trucks hauled aid to northern Gaza on Saturday – the largest number since 7 October, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

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