UN agencies say nationwide polio vaccination drive will start in Afghanistan from November 8.
UN’s deputy humanitarian chief tells the Security Council up to 4 million people could see their food aid reduced in the coming weeks as agencies are running short of money to keep going at the current scale.
President Uhuru Kenyatta slams ruling by UN's top court that largely went in favour of Somalia and gave Kenya only a small slice of the disputed tract of the sea off the East African coast.
The International Court of Justice leaned closer to Somalia’s claim of a straight line into the Indian Ocean from their border, rejecting Kenya’s claim in a case affecting a territory potentially rich in oil and gas.
Thousands of Rohingya refugees are relocated to an island in the Bay of Bengal, a move that has been criticised by the UN and humanitarian groups.
In a meeting with ambassadors of several countries in Qatar’s capital Doha, the Taliban’s UN nominee, Suhail Shaheen, said "Isolation of Afghanistan in the past proved to be a failed policy which didn’t serve anyone."
The global health body endorses GSK's malaria vaccine for children, the first against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 400,000 a year.
More than 5,000 migrants and refugees, including hundreds of children and women, were rounded up in weekend raids, while a UN fact-finding mission finds migrants and detainees have been particularly exposed to violations since 2016.
Abdul Matin Rahimzay, the Taliban’s head of refugees and returnees affairs in Kabul, says about 1,005 displaced families from the Shahr-e-Naw Park in downtown Kabul have been relocated in collaboration with different aid agencies.
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.
An independent commission obtained the identity of 83 alleged perpetrators, both Congolese and foreigners, some 21 of whom were employed by the global health agency.
The 12-day summit in Glasgow is seen as a crucial step in setting worldwide emissions targets to slow global warming.
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