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‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council, surveying 'bleak' state of civilian protection

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The UN peacekeeping mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL)was explicitly mandated to protect...

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June

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UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl visiting the Abu Tue’ma school in Khan Younis,...

Preserving biodiversity vital to reverse tide of climate change, UN stresses on International Day

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A saleswoman sells Asian grapefruits on a floating market.

Protect the rights of children of foreign fighters stranded in Syria and Iraq

“The thousands of children of foreign fighters languishing in camps, detention centers or orphanages in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere are among the world’s most vulnerable children. They live in appalling conditions amid constant threats to their health,...