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  1. Trafficking in the Sahel: Gas lighting

    - UN News

    Kourou/Koualou, a tiny village in a neutral zone straddling Benin and Burkina Faso, was the centre of a one-million-litre-a-year cross-border illicit fuel trade, a snapshot of a phenomenon that spreads far across the 6,000-kilometre-wide African Sahel region.

  2. Korean Peninsula: Security Council must find unity to calm rising tensions

    - UN News

    The “lack of unity and action” in the Security Council “does little to slow the negative trajectory on the Korean Peninsula”, Rosemary DiCarlo, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, said on Friday, following Pyongyang’s failed military satellite launch earlier this week.

  3. Sudan: Crisis fuels ‘desperate’ situation for civilians

    - UN News

    As the crisis in Sudan enters its second month, UN agencies and partners warned on Friday that the conflict between rival military groups since mid-April is fuelling an increasingly “desperate” situation for civilians, especially in the nation’s capital.

  4. Oversight’s key to ensure sustainability in outer space: Guterres

    - UN News

    Effective governance of outer space is necessary to propel innovation and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a new policy brief published on Wednesday.

  5. UN commends Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia, as final judgement is delivered

    - UN News

    The UN chief on Wednesday commended the work of the judges and staff of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), as its final judgement was deliveredincreasing the prison sentences on appeal of two former top Serbian security officials.

  6. Uganda: Guterres voices deep concern as Anti-Homosexuality Act signed into law

    - UN News

    UN chief António Guterres is “deeply concerned” after Uganda’s president signed into law a punitive so-called “Anti-Homosexuality Act”, the UN Spokesperson said in a statement released late on Tuesday.

  7. UN chief strongly condemns DPRK spy satellite launch

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned the latest satellite launch by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), his spokesperson said in a statement on Wednesday.

  8. Economic woes dash job prospects in low income countries: ILO

    - UN News

    Soaring debt levels compounded by high inflation and rising interest rates have dashed job-seekers’ hopes in developing countries, the International Labour Organization (ILO) warned on Wednesday.

  9. Waiting Game for Nigerian Students Awaiting Evacuation on Egyptian Border

    - Inter Press Service

    ABUJA, May 30 (IPS) - Seven weeks after the bloody conflict in Khartoum, Sudan started, and 41 days after the Nigerian government began the evacuation of residents studying there, students are still on the Egyptian border waiting to be airlifted back to their home country.

  10. IAEA chief outlines five principles to avert nuclear ‘catastrophe’ in Ukraine

    - UN News

    The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to unambiguously support five principles aimed at preventing a nuclear accident amid the war in Ukraine, now in its 15th month.

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