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UN chief slams rebels' power seizure in Central African Republic
25-03-2013
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned rebels' seizure of state power in Central African Republic, calling for "the swift restoration of constitutional order."


1,800 children die daily from unsafe water, poor sanitation
22-03-2013
UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said 90 percent of children deaths from diarrhoeal diseases are directly linked to contaminated water, lack of sanitation, or inadequate hygiene.


UN demands halt to settlements as Israel vows expansion
19-03-2013
Israel must immediately begin withdrawing its settlers from Palestinian territories, a UN expert told diplomats even as the new Israeli government appeared set to strengthen the hand of Israeli settler lobby.


US vetoes UN condemnation of Syria bombing
23-02-2013
US blocked a UN Security Council statement condemning a car bomb attack in Damascus, sparking accusations by Russia of having double standards over the Syrian crisis.


UN: France asks UN to take over Mali mission by April
07-02-2013
France has called for a UN force to replace the African-led military mission in Mali by April.


UN envoy for Syria calls for action
30-01-2013
UN envoy for Syria urged the Security Council to take action to end the ongoing Syria crisis by implementing the Geneva Communique of the Action Group for Syria.


UN launches investigation into drone killings
25-01-2013
UN is launching a special inquiry into drone strikes and targeted civilian killings. The investigation's main objective is to examine evidence that the strikes cause disproportionate civilian casualties.


UN Security Council backs French intervention in Mali
15-01-2013
UN Security Council has expressed its approval of France's military intervention in Mali.


UN Security Council to meet on Mali, France to use Algeria's airspace for operation
14-01-2013
UN Security Council will hold a meeting Monday to discuss the situation in Mali, while Paris got authorization to use Algeria's airspace for its operation in the western African nation.


Over 50 countries call for Syria ICC referral
13-01-2013
More than 50 countries have backed a call for the UN Security Council to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court, a move that would open the way for war crimes prosecutions.


Palestine: Netanyahu: What the UN says doesn't interest me
23-12-2012


UN tells Israel to cancel plans for thousands of settler homes
20-12-2012


Syria: UN voices fears over chemical weapons in hands of rebels
18-12-2012


UN chief calls for legal means to resolve electoral disputes in Ghana
15-12-2012


UN condemns ousting of Mali's Diarra, successor named
12-12-2012


Israeli cabinet rejects Palestinian status upgrade in UN
03-12-2012


Syria: UN Sec Council must act to prevent Syria from becoming failed state
01-12-2012


UN General Assembly grants upgraded status for Palestine
30-11-2012


UN upgrades Palestinian status to non-member observer state
30-11-2012


UN: Wave of EU "yes" votes heightens confidence in UN bid
29-11-2012


Palestine: PA complains to Security Council about Israel ceasefire violation
25-11-2012


Congo: UN Security Council tells DRC rebels to withdraw
21-11-2012


Palestine: US blocks UN Security Council statement on Gaza
21-11-2012


UN Security Council deadlock on Israeli airstrikes
15-11-2012


UN: Security Council requests military plan from Mali
13-10-2012


UN: Syria accuses Security Council members of backing 'terrorism'
02-10-2012


UN: Russia slams West for blocking unified UN action on Syria
29-09-2012


UN: Iran bomb: The ever-burning fuse
29-09-2012


UN: Assad must fall: Obama
26-09-2012


UN special envoy admits he has no plan for Syria crisis
25-09-2012


USA: West misusing veto powers, says Iran
25-09-2012


USA: Israel has "no roots" in the Middle East: Ahmadinejad
25-09-2012


UN Security Council slams series attacks on embassies
15-09-2012


UN chief slams "hateful" film, calls for calm, restraint
14-09-2012


UN rights chief warns Syrian combatants
11-09-2012


Palestinians to apply for UN status despite pressure
09-09-2012


Iran: UN chief discusses nuclear issue, Syria, human rights with Iran
30-08-2012


UN ends Syria observer mission
17-08-2012


UN General Assembly adopts resolution on Syria
04-08-2012


UN: Russia, China veto third UN Syria resolution
20-07-2012


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