Poor Caribbean country seeks "specialised armed forces" to end blockade of country's main fuel port that has led to crippling shortages, but many are against another international intervention.
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric says the country's name change became effective, in all foreign languages and documents, from the moment the letter from Ankara was received.
UN will continue to support the unity government chief Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, spokesperson Stephane Dujarric says, after an alternative prime minister was named in a controversial vote by east-based parliament.
Bangladeshi Rapid Action Battalion is accused of enforced disappearances of hundreds of people, including many opposition activists and leaders.
Dispute between Taliban and former government envoy over who should speak at UN's annual meeting of world leaders ends up without a speech from Afghanistan.
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.
A two-year-long financial meltdown has hit a crunch point this month as fuel shortages paralysed much of the country.
United Nations says there's no clarity over what aid is allowed into Gaza and Israel continues to halt trucks from entering the blockaded enclave, demanding assistance to rebuild must bypass its Hamas government.
At the UN-led meeting, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara supports a two-state solution to the island with a sustainable settlement only achievable based on ground realities.
UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said aid is not reaching as many people as it should as “very little is being allowed in” as humanitarian situation at high risk of deteriorating.
A UN spokesman said the key cause of the deteriorating situation is the very high level of insecurity along the road link to Cameroon where over 1,600 trucks, with 500 carrying humanitarian supplies, remain blocked at the border since mid-December.
There was no immediate comment from Ethiopia’s government, which has been fighting the Tigray regional forces since a November 4 attack on a military base there.
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