More United Nations Articles

  • Energy investments face a changing climate

    The opening bell has sounded for investors concerned about climate change.

  • New UN rights probe intensifies pressure on SLanka

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. As many as 40,000 civilians may have died amid government...

  • Studies question UN strategies to save mothers

    LONDON (AP) — In the past decade, billions of dollars have been spent trying to save the lives of mothers in developing countries using strategies — usually inexpensive drugs — deemed essential by the U.N. health agency. Yet two large analyses of maternal health programs— including one...

  • UN: 110,000 fled Ukraine for Russia this year

    GENEVA (AP) — Some 110,000 Ukrainians have fled this year for Russia and another 54,000 have fled their homes but stayed in the country as Ukraine fights separatist rebels, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Only 9,500 of those fleeing for Russia have sought refugee status but many others...

  • UN accuses Syria of impeding aid deliveries

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief accused the Syrian government Thursday of imposing "arbitrary restrictions and obstructions" on the delivery of aid and banning life-saving medical supplies from shipments to opposition-held areas. Valerie Amos told the U.N. Security Council...



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