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UN chief condemns suspected Boko Haram attacks targeting Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Nigeria

Content by: News Centre According to media reports, blasts killed dozens of people in the Damboa Local Government area of Borno State. “The Secretary-General stresses that attacks targeting civilians violate international humanitarian law, and he ...

Afghanistan extends ceasefire with Taliban; UN urges both sides to work towards lasting peace

Content by: UN News Centre “The Secretary-General urges the Taliban to heed the call for peace from the Afghan people and also extend the ceasefire,” according to a statement issued by a UN spokesperson.

Mali: Presidential elections critical to consolidate democracy, says UN peacekeeping chief

Content by: News Centre Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said that upcoming Presidential elections, set for 29 July, must lay the foundation for consolidating democracy in the west African country.

UN rushes to deliver aid as key Yemeni port city is ‘shelled and bombarded’

Content by: UN News Centre “Dozens of UN staff are in the city helping to deliver food, water and health services,” said Lise Grande, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, in a statement. “We estimate that 600,000 civilians are in the city – many ...

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