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Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action

May 09, 2019

It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to miti…

‘Abhorrent’ ambulance attack in Libyan capital imperils life-saving work, warns UN

May 09, 2019

An attack on an ambulance in Tripoli on Wednesday that has critically injured the head of emergency services in Liby…

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’

May 08, 2019

Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a tho…

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals

May 08, 2019

Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (…