COVID-19 response: FG receives second Batch Medical Supplies of UN Basket Fund
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has joined other stakeholders to receive 2nd Batch Medical Supplies purchased with UN Basket Fund for COVID-19 Response
1 in 3 children poisoned by lead, UN warns
Up to 800 million children around the world are being poisoned by lead from water and air pollution, the United Nations warned Thursday in a special report on the "massive and previously unknown" health crisis.
Thousands of migrants dying on trek across Africa: UN
Thousands of migrants have died after suffering "extreme" abuse while crossing Africa, according to a UN report on Wednesday that estimated 72 people perish each month on the continent's routes.
UN probe urges Burundi to break 'cycle of violence'
The UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi urged the East African country's new government on Monday to "break the cycle of violence" and start cooperating with the United Nations.
Ignoring outrage, Trump makes good on WHO pullout
President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organization, making good on threats to deprive the UN body of its top funding source over its response to the coronavirus.
China signs UN arms trade treaty
China signed a global pact Monday to regulate arms sales that has been rejected by the United States, the Asian power's UN ambassador said.
United Nations Suspends Staff Over Viral Sex Video
The United Nations has suspended two male staff members involved in a recent viral sex video in Israel. Mr Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for the Secretary-General, disclosed this in a note to UN correspondents in New York on Thursday. Dujarric said both employees had been identified and placed on “Administrative Leave Without Pay” pending the…
Video of sex in UN official car deeply disturbing – Official
The United Nations (UN) says it has launched an investigation into a viral video showing a couple apparently having sex in one of its official cars in Israel.
Explosion rocks Tehran near military complex
A gas tank explosion rocked Tehran overnight near a military complex that had come under scrutiny five years ago from the UN nuclear watchdog, Iran's defence ministry said Friday.