United Nations

Intergovernmental organization

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a center for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. The UN is headquartered on international territory in New York City; other main offices are in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna and The Hague.

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A UN board of inquiry examined air strikes on four civilian facilities in 2019.
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It is "highly probable" the government of Syria or its allies carried out attacks on three healthcare facilities, a school and a refuge for children in northwest..
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AISHA Farooqui ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has rejected the “irresponsible remarks” by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s tweet..
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TRIPOLI - The United Nations warned Friday that health services in conflict-plagued Libya were already fragile as the North African country recorded its first..
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A United Nations rights official on Friday voiced concern over prisoners after reports of unrest in facilities prompted by worries over a coronavirus outbreak in..
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Animal Equality, an international animal right organisation, has launched a worldwide campaign and petition asking the UN to close live animal markets across the..
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United Nations is facing a cash crisis because of non-payment of dues by member states, which has been..
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Australian doctors and lawyers are also calling for detainees to be released including a two-year-old girl being held in a Melbourne detention centre.
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Australian doctors and lawyers are also calling for detainees to be released including a two-year-old girl being held in a Melbourne detention centre.
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The United Nations food agency has negotiated a humanitarian corridor to keep food aid flowing in southern Africa after many countries shut their borders to stop..
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The United Nations food agency has negotiated a humanitarian corridor to keep food aid flowing in southern Africa after most countries shut their borders to stop..
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The United Nations and Western allies are pointing to the threat of coronavirus to push Yemen's combatants to agree to fresh talks to end a war that has left..
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Yemen’s popular Houthi Ansarullah movement has called on the Saudi-led coalition of aggressors to consider its proposal for 12-party mediation aimed at ending..
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World food prices fell sharply in March, hit by a drop in demand tied to the coronavirus pandemic and a plunge in global oil prices, the United Nations food..
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PESHAWAR: Today, Haseena Bibi, 43, is clean from substance abuse. But says she cannot recall any significant events in her life since 2014 — when she first..
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This year’s United Nations-sponsored climate talks, widely regarded as the most important climate meeting of the last four years, were postponed because of the..
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The United Nations warned of potentially "dire" long-term effects of the coronavirus outbreak on countries and the global economy and called for greater..
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A spokesman for the UN Secretary-General has said that the “fragile” economy in the besieged Gaza Strip was in António Guterres’s mind when he launched an..
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the world faces the most...
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UN boss António Guterres calls for an "immediate co-ordinated" global response to tackle the crisis.
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Food supply chains must be protected from any trade-related measures taken during the COVID-19 pandemic, the heads of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and U.N...
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A U.N. human rights expert called on Tuesday for lifting international sanctions against countries ranging from Iran to North Korea and Venezuela to ensure that..
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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union announced Tuesday the launch of a new naval mission in the Mediterranean Sea aimed at enforcing the U.N. arms embargo on..
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UNITED NATIONS: The world economy will go into recession this year with a predicted loss of trillions of dollars of global income due to the coronavirus..
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UNITED NATIONS, March 30 (Xinhua) -- UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov on Monday said he regretted the lack of progress..
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Pope Francis on Sunday backed a call by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on fighting the..
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Pope Francis on Sunday backed a call by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on fighting the..
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