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Scars of terrorism ‘run deep’, UN chief says, paying tribute to victims

The scars of terrorism “run deep”, and while they may fade with time, “they never disappear”, the United Nations chief said on Wednesday, in his message for the second International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism.

Lack of funds forces UN to close down life-saving aid programmes in Yemen

This baby boy weighed 2.5 kg when he was born in Yemen. Now at four months old he suffers...

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation

Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday that “restraint and genuine dialogue are urgently needed”, in order to avoid a major confrontation,...

Venezuela: UNICEF seeks US$70 million to provide humanitarian assistance to 900,000 children

UNICEF appealed for more than US$70 million to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to 900,000 children across Venezuela through the end of the year. New funding in the coming weeks is essential for UNICEF and its partners to meet the critical...