Mexico: UN chief saddened by p...

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New York, Jan 20 (IBNS): The United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres, learned with sadness of the deadly explosion of an oil pipeline on Friday in Hidalgo State, Mexico, and extended the UN's assistance to the national authorities, his Spokesman said on Saturday.
Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterate...
New York, Jan 20 (IBNS): The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea, in which some 170 people either died or went missing.
UN rights expert calls for civilian protection as fighting escala...
New York, Jan 19 (IBNS): Calling on the Myanmar Government to “immediately reverse its decision not to allow access to all humanitarian organizations”, the United Nations expert on human rights in the South-East Asian country said on Friday, that “it’s vital that assistance is able to reach those who have fled violence in the region”.
Thousands returning to Nigeria’s restive Borno state ‘at risk...
New York, Jan 19 (IBNS): Amid reports that Cameroon is forcing several thousand Nigerians to return to Borno state in the country’s crisis-gripped north-east, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) deplored the move, saying it has put lives “at risk”.
Libyan authorities must shoulder the burden to support country’...
New York, Jan 19 (IBNS): Despite years of promises to address the “vulnerable heart” of Libya – the country’s south – conditions around its water and oil resource wealth have continued to deteriorate at “an alarming rate”, the United Nations envoy for the country told the Security Council.
UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of ...
New York, Jan 19 (IBNS): Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR).
The best-selling brand today is fear’: UN chief highlights urge...
New York, Jan 19 (IBNS): Warning against the dangers of widespread fear and mistrust in our planet, the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, told journalists on Friday he wants to reaffirm the UN as a “platform for action to repair broken trust in a broken world.”
UN rights office calls on Zimbabwe Government to end ‘crackdown...
New York, Jan 19 (IBNS): In Zimbabwe, violence and the reported use of live ammunition by State security officials against protesters that has led to “a number of deaths” should be investigated thoroughly and transparently by the Government, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday.
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