A draft UN Security Council resolution circulated would authorise the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria across the borders of Turkey and Iraq.
UNSC first authorised a cross-border aid operation into Syria in 2014 at four points. Last year, access was reduced to one crossing point from Turkey, due to opposition from Russia and China over renewing all four.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described the rising trend of anti-Muslim hatred as part of a wider global shift toward nationalism.
Covid-19 has infected at least 65.5 million people and killed more than 1.5 million. Here are the developments for December 4:
Plagued by a history of corruption allegations made against its chiefs, along with sex scandals within its missions around the world, the UN's leadership once again finds itself surrounded by controversy.
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