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

    - UN News

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    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.”

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

    - UN News

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    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.

  3. UN pays tribute to victims and survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

    - UN News

    The UN renewed its commitment to never forget the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda during a candle lighting ceremony on Friday to mark 30 years since the horrific events there unfolded.

  4. World News in Brief: Looming famine threat for Sudan, 3.3 million in need near Ukraine frontline, Haiti update, there’s a place for all in outer space

    - UN News

    UN humanitarians in Sudan issued a fresh alert on Friday about pervasive food insecurity and looming famine.

  5. Gaza: No improvement in aid access to north, insists senior UN aid official

    - UN News

    The situation for Gazans remains dire despite hopes stemming from recent commitments by Israel to boost assistance, the UN’s top aid official in the Occupied Palestinian Territory said on Friday.

  6. Rwanda: A Ravaged Country That Bounced Back

    - Inter Press Service

    BLAGOEVGRAD, Bulgaria, Apr 11 (IPS) - As we contemplate the clouded futures of Gaza, Ukraine, and other dire conflict zones that get far less coverage, it may be instructive to recall the surprising success story of a ravaged country that bounced back: Rwanda.

  7. Widespread destruction across Khan Younis as Gazans ‘struggle to survive’

    - UN News

    People in Gaza are struggling to survive, said the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory, who was part of a team carrying out an assessment mission on Wednesday in the southern city of Khan Younis following the Israeli military withdrawal last week.

  8. Russian attacks ‘a daily destructive pattern’ in Ukraine, Security Council hears

    - UN News

    Russian attacks on cities and towns across Ukraine, including intense and systematic targeting of the energy infrastructure, “have become a daily destructive pattern” in recent weeks, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Thursday.

  9. General Assembly debates Russia’s veto of DPR Korea sanctions panel

    - UN News

    Sharp divisions emerged on Thursday as the General Assembly debated Russia’s veto on the Security Council which blocked renewal of the sanctions panel that monitors the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) nuclear weapon and missile programmes.

  10. When the Man Who Built the Bombs Met the Man Who Dropped the Bombs

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 10 (IPS) - The award-winning Hollywood movie Oppenheimer portrays the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, who helped create the atomic bomb, which claimed the lives of an estimated 140,000 to 226,000 people and devastated the two Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.

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