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Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council

May 17, 2019

The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in supp…

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN

May 17, 2019

Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children…

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism

May 16, 2019

The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential,…

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year

May 14, 2019

Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can redu…