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  1. Child and woman injured following rocket attack in Iraq

    - UN News

    “A child being hurt is a child too many”, said the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Iraq on Friday, following a rocket attack against a school in Baghdad the previous night, which left a child and woman injured.

  2. Tigray: Aid operations ‘about to grind to a halt’, warns WFP

    - UN News

    Aid and food distribution operations in northern Ethiopia are about “to grind to a halt” amid ongoing fighting, bloodshed and a lack of funding that is making humanitarian access impossible, the UN World Food Programme, WFP, said on Friday.

  3. Colombia: Children still ‘used and abused’ despite historic peace accord

    - UN News

    Despite a steady decrease in grave violations against children in Colombia since the signing of the 2016 Peace Agreement between the Government and FARC rebels, youngsters there continue to suffer from the impact of hostilities, according to a new UN report published on Wednesday.

  4. Yemen: ‘Political will, responsible leadership' needed, to end 7-year war

    - UN News

    Seven years into the war in Yemen, UN Special Envoy Hans Grundberg reaffirmed to the Security Council on Wednesday that no long-term solution can be found on the battlefield, urging the warring parties to “talk, even if they are not ready to put down their arms”.

  5. At least four children killed during escalation of conflict in Myanmar

    - UN News

    At least four children have been killed and multiple others have been maimed during an escalation of conflict over the past week in Myanmar, said the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday. 

  6. ‘Prompt, independent, impartial investigations’ needed in Kazakhstan: UN rights office

    - UN News

    As the death toll from the recent unrest in Kazakhstan mounts to 164, the UN Office for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday requested “prompt, independent, impartial investigations” into the killings, and whether “unnecessary and disproportionate use of force was made by security forces”.

  7. Mali: Security Council warned of 'endless cycle of instability'

    - UN News

    A decade after civil conflict erupted in Mali, hopes for an early resolution to insurgency and strife have not materialized, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the country, El-Ghassim Wane, told the Security Council on Tuesday.  

  8. Eight Afghan students die in explosion outside school

    - UN News

    The use of explosives that lie dormant, particularly in populated areas, is “a persistent and growing threat to children and their families”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, expressing deep sadness over the death of eight students in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.

  9. Preserve right of asylum, UN refugee agency urges EU Council presidencies

    - UN News

    Amid record global displacement, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Monday urged European countries to prioritize the better protection of people fleeing war, conflict and persecution. 

  10. Scores of civilians dead, UN chief condemns 'appalling' attacks in Nigeria

    - UN News

    The Secretary-General, António Guterres, strongly condemned on Monday the “appalling” attacks perpetrated over the weekend in Nigeria’s Zamfara State in which scores of civilians were killed.  

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