Sudan's deposed PM Abdalla Hamdok and his wife were allowed to return home, a day after they were detained when the military seized power in a coup, according to a statement issued by his office.
The reports of a fresh offensive come despite mounting international criticism of the brutal near 11-month conflict in the north of the country.
The seven UN officials have been declared "persona non grata" for "meddling in the internal affairs of the country,” the foreign ministry says in a statement published on its Facebook page.
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus President Ersin Tatar meets UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades in New York where he calls for sovereign equality and international equal status.
UN chief Antonio Guterres said "we need to re-think how we see and value food – not simply as a commodity to be traded, but as a right that every person shares," as he warned the Covid-19 pandemic has made the challenge greater.
The UN is on course to decide who will represent the country at the world body as the Taliban's new foreign minister and the ambassador of the ousted government formally requested to speak at this week's high-level meeting.
UN General Assembly meeting convenes with leaders in attendance for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Antonio Guterres' figure shatters temperature targets of Paris climate deal, which aimed for heating well below 2C and preferably capped at 1.5C above pre-industrial levels.
Dozens of heads of state and government and foreign ministers - accompanied by countless diplomats - are due to be in New York next week for an annual high-level gathering at the United Nations.
General Frank McKenzie, the head of US Central Command, said the attacks that have killed at least 80 people including 12 American soldiers were believed to have been carried out by fighters associated with Daesh’s Afghanistan affiliate.
A two-year-long financial meltdown has hit a crunch point this month as fuel shortages paralysed much of the country.
Secretary General Antonio Guterres calls on countries to unite to protect hard-won rights of women as he warned the UNSC “to suppress global terrorist threat” as Taliban takes control of Afghanistan.
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