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Central African Republic: Violence Fuels Neglected Humanitarian Tragedy, with Half of Population in Need of Aid

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warns that humanitarian conditions in the Central African Republic (CAR) are rapidly deteriorating, with half of the population in need of humanitarian aid.

One in five people …

BEIRUT SELECTED AS CCPIT HEADQUARTERS

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued the following statement:

"Under the directives of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the follow-up of the Embassy of Lebanon to the People's Republic of China, and the efforts of …

The Troika on Cessation of Hostilities Violations in South Sudan

The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) strongly condemn the continuing pattern of violations of the December 21, 2017 Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) agreement by parties to the South …

Briefing of Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas to the Security Council on recent developments in West Africa and the Sahel

Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), presented on 11 January to the Security Council his activity report covering …

WHO: Mystery Outbreak in South Sudan Kills Three

GENEVA Three people in South Sudan have died of a suspected viral hemorrhagic fever and 60 of their contacts are being monitored for any infection, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Ebola, Marburg and yellow …

Security Council Discusses Deadly Protests across Iran amid Accusations of Abusing Entity’s Platform to Meddle in States’ Internal Affairs

Recent protests sweeping Iran had resulted in more than 20 deaths, a top United Nations political official told the Security Council today, as the body met for an emergency session on the matter despite objections …

ERDOGAN HEADS TO FRANCE SEEKING EU THAW

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday visits Paris for talks with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, seeking to start the New Year by warming relations with the European Union after a torrid 2017.

Macron will …

Disasters Pounded North America in 2017 but Were Down Globally

NEW ORLEANS � North America couldn't catch a break in 2017. Parts of the United States were on fire, underwater or lashed by hurricane winds. Mexico shook with back-to-back earthquakes. The Caribbean got hit with …