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UN Indicts China, S/Arabia Over Death Penalty

As the world marks the 16th World Day Against the Death Penalty, UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has indicted China, Pakistan, Iraq, Iran and Saudi Arabia for carrying out majority of death penalties. The UN...

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Nelson Mandela Statue Unveiled At The UN

A statue of the anti-apartheid South African hero Nelson Mandela has been unveiled at the United Nations. Deputy Secretary-General of the UN Amina Mohammed shared photos from the unveiling on her Twitter. The statue was unveiled during the 73rd session...

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UN Honours Nelson Mandela At Peace Summit

UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, called on countries of the world to build on Nelson Mandela’s legacy, as the UN honoured the late South African leader at a peace summit on Monday. This year...

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Aisha Buhari To Address UN Meeting On Tuberculosis

Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, wife of the president will address the United Nations General Assembly’s High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis on 26 September. She will leave Nigeria today with her husband for the 73rd Session...

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Iran Asks U.N. To Condemn Israeli Threats

  Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations has asked the World body to condemn Israel’s threat against Tehran and to bring Israel’s nuclear program under its supervision. in letters to its Secretary-General and the Security...

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UN Warns South Sudan On Lingering Violence

Irked by the incessant violation of peace agreements by warring lords, the United Nations (UN) has warned gladiators in South Sudan to down their arms. The warring parties in South Sudan, UN said must...

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UN Pays Last Respects As Kofi Annan Goes Home

The United Nations (UN) on Thursday paid final respects to former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, as the late Ghanaian diplomat is laid to rest on Thursday in Ghana. The current UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in...

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821m People Hungry Worldwide – UN

The UN says 821 million people globally were undernourished in 2017. According to a report “The State of Food Insecurity and Nutrition in the World, put together by UNICEF, the World Health Organisation (WHO),...

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Crisis In Lake Chad Region Persists – UN

The UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr Mark Lowcock, has said that in spite of improvements in the humanitarian situation the crisis in the Lake Chad region is not over. He said that millions of...

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UN Wants Funds For Palestinian Refugees

The UN has appealed for collective efforts to fund relief for Palestinian refugees as the President Donald Trump stops further United States’ contribution. The UN said it regretted the decision of the U.S. to...