UN says civilians wanting to flee Afrin continue to be stopped at exit points and prevented from accessing safer areas by the YPG/PKK group.
UN aid officials also warn that access for humanitarian deliveries to Yemen remains a concern as the country's health care system is on the brink of collapse.
An outbreak of highly contagious plague has claimed 89 lives in Madagascar over the past two months with the capital Antananarivo particularly affected.
UN Secretary Antonio Guterres says the latest developments in Syria point once again to the urgent need to reinvigorate the political process.
In 2016, the coalition was responsible for 683 child casualties and for 38 verified attacks on schools and hospitals, a UN report said.
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric says Myanmar government to organise trip. The UN wants "freer and wider access to the area".
The hotel's owner said the venue had been hosting about 80 people at the time of the attacks. The Saudi-led coalition said it attacked a legitimate military target in the area.
Rescue workers continue their efforts in the outskirts of the capital, Freetown as morgues overflow after a mountainside collapsed .
Negotiations have run into hurdles over the thorny issue of security guarantees and the withdrawal of Turkish troops from the north of the island.
In his first budget, the US president is also looking to slash funding to the arts, science, foreign aid and environmental protection. UN warns that more is needed to fight terror than just military spending.
UN Under-Secretary General Rima Khalaf said the agency's report "clearly and frankly concludes that Israel is a racist state that has established an apartheid system that persecutes the Palestinian people."
People still inside eastern Aleppo are reporting the killing of hundreds of civilians by advancing Syrian regime forces backed by Russia and Iran.
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