Singapore 'working' with UN on alleged North Korea sanctions breach
Singapore said Tuesday it was "working closely" with the United Nations after a leaked draft report said two local firms sold luxury items to North Korea in violation of UN sanctions.
Aisha Buhari, UN scribe, others demand rescue of Dapchi girls
Calls for the immediate rescue of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State, featured prominently as Nigeria celebrated International Women’s Day yesterday.
UN, EU condemn killing of aid workers, civilians in Borno
The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has condemned the killing of four aid workers in Rann, a border community with Cameroun in Kala Balge Council of Borno State.
Four aid workers killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno
Four aid workers were killed in a Boko Haram attack in the remote town of Rann, in northeast Nigeria, the UN told AFP on Friday.
North Korea calls UN chief 'henchman' of the US
North Korea on Thursday accused UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres of being a "kind of henchman who is representing the United States" after the UN chief said sanctions were essential to pressure Pyongyang.
UN chief 'deeply alarmed' by Eastern Ghouta violence
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said he was "deeply alarmed" by the escalating violence in Syria's Eastern Ghouta enclave after more than 100 civilians were killed in the second straight day of air strikes.
New UN draft on Syria ceasefire seeks to win Russian backing
Sweden and Kuwait on Thursday presented a revised draft UN Security Council resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria that diplomats said could win backing from Russia.
UN urges Uganda to probe refugee trafficking, corruption
Uganda must investigate allegations of "human trafficking" and corruption in refugee camps, the UN's top official in the country told AFP on Monday.