After Moscow and Beijing wielded vetoes for a second time this week, only three countries joined Russia in backing its proposal to cut the number of aid transit points from two to one.
UN chief Antonio Guterres warns of foreign interference in Libya, including delivery of sophisticated equipment and number of mercenaries involved in fighting there.
The UN chief also expressed his shock at the recent discovery of mass graves in territory recently recaptured from Haftar's militia.
Fighting in the Middle East's poorest country, war-torn Yemen, steps up between the Houthi rebels and the Western-backed Saudi coalition forces, who have been criticised for commonly targeting civilians, mostly children.
The event was a pledging conference for the vaccines alliance GAVI, which says the funds will be used to vaccinate about 300 million children in dozens of countries against diseases like malaria, pneumonia and HPV.
The Darfur conflict began in 2003 when ethnic Africans rebelled, accusing the Arab-dominated Sudanese government of discrimination.
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Global pledge event raised more than $8 billion for diagnostics, treatment and vaccines to tackle the novel coronavirus.
Unilateral halt in fighting to continue for one more month, coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al Maliki says, but Houthi rebels want coalition blockade to end before accepting a truce.
Leaders around the world are wrestling with the dilemma of how to return to normal and kickstart their shattered economies without risking a devastating second wave of infections.
The Security Council cannot do much about dealing with the coronavirus itself or addressing the economic consequences of the pandemic, said Richard Gowan, UN director for the International Crisis Group think-tank.
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