Red Cross' Director General Robert Mardini called for support from the international community, which has so far taken a cautious approach in engaging with the Taliban.
Local chief says victims were discovered by Red Cross workers who went into nearby forest to look for those missing after the attack on Kasanzi village in the Beni territory of North Kivu.
At least 5,000 migrants reached the enclave by swimming or walking at low tide from beaches in neighbouring Morocco, says local government spokesperson.
Thursday was only the second time an outside visitor was able to see ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi since she was detained during the coup.
Talks between India and China have led to an agreement on disengagement on the north and south banks of the bitterly contested Pangong lake area.
The calls from the United Nations three top officials come after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared the Iran-linked Houthis a “foreign terrorist organisation.”
Days before he takes office, rights organisations highlight US human rights transgressions and international law violations at the military detention centre.
A series of UN resolutions saved countless lives in Syria by pushing humanitarian relief where it was most needed.
Ethiopia is rejecting calls for independent investigations into the deadly fighting in its Tigray region, saying it “doesn’t need a baby-sitter."
The international community needs to unite to stop violence against humanitarian workers regardless of whether it comes from states, individuals or groups
The government declares two-week state of emergency in Beirut after the massive blast in the port area of the capital kills at least 135 people with some 5,000 wounded and tens still missing.
UNICEF says that a busier than normal Atlantic Ocean hurricane season has been predicted for 2020, and Covid-19 could "spread easily in crowded emergency shelters."
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