Human rights must be defended in the fight against terrorism: UN chief (UN)

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that the fight against terrorism will never succeed if we perpetuate the “denial and destruction” of human rights. ...

Security Council examines rising terrorism threat globally (UN)

A UN Security Council meeting on Thursday focused on terrorism began with a sobering reminder of the danger posed by this persistent threat to...

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ by flood-triggered deaths in DR Congo  (UN – Africa)

The UN chief is “deeply saddened” by the loss of life and heavy damage triggered in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) during the...

Terrorism intensifying across Africa, exploiting instability and conflict  (UN – Africa)

The growth of terrorism is a major threat to international peace and security, currently felt most keenly in Africa, the deputy UN chief told...

Crime and terrorism thriving again in Afghanistan amid economic ruin, warns Kőrösi (UN – Asia Pacific)

Two-thirds of Afghans are going hungry, with girls' education subject to “random edicts” of the Taliban, while crime and terrorism are thriving once more...

Public health risks increasing in flood-affected Pakistan, warns WHO (UN – Asia Pacific)

Although flood waters have continued to recede in many flood-affected areas across Pakistan in recent weeks, around eight million people need essential health assistance,...

Millions at risk in flood-hit Nigeria; relief chief highlights hunger in Burkina Faso (UN – Africa)

More than 2.8 million people have been impacted by Nigeria’s worst floods in a decade, with 1.3 million displaced and hundreds of lives lost,...

Mali reports progress in political transition process, fighting terrorism (UN – Africa)

Authorities in Mali are moving along the path to political transition and institutional reform while combating terrorism and other insecurity, Acting Prime Minister Abdoulaye...

Flood-ravaged Pakistan’s leader appeals for urgent global support in UN address (UN)

With huge swathes of his country still under water following recent devastating floods, Pakistan’s Prime Minister appealed on Friday for global support to help...

Flood-ravaged Pakistan’s leader appeals for urgent global support in UN address (UN – Asia Pacific)

With huge swathes of his country still under water following recent devastating floods, Pakistan’s Prime Minister appealed on Friday for global support to help...