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Michelle Nichols

24 Mar 2017

Israel ignores U.N. demand for end to settlement building - U.N.

UNITED NATIONS Israel has ignored a demand by the United Nations Security Council to halt settlement building and some Palestinian groups are continuing to incite violence against Jews, U.N. Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov told the 15-member body on Friday.

24 Mar 2017

U.S. warns South Sudan government against 'deliberate starvation tactics'

UNITED NATIONS The United States warned South Sudan's government on Thursday that preventing humanitarian aid workers from reaching parts of the war-torn state that are suffering famine could "amount to deliberate starvation tactics."

23 Mar 2017

U.S. warns South Sudan govt against 'deliberate starvation tactics'

UNITED NATIONS, March 23 The United States warned South Sudan's government on Thursday that preventing humanitarian aid workers from reaching parts of the war-torn state that are suffering famine could "amount to deliberate starvation tactics."

17 Mar 2017

South Sudan government to blame for famine, still buying arms - U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS South Sudan's government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva Kiir is still boosting his forces using millions of dollars from oil sales, according to a confidential United Nations report.

17 Mar 2017

South Sudan government to blame for famine, still buying arms - U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS South Sudan's government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva Kiir is still boosting his forces using millions of dollars from oil sales, according to a confidential United Nations report.

17 Mar 2017

South Sudan gov't to blame for famine, still buying arms -U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS, March 17 South Sudan's government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva Kiir is still boosting his forces using millions of dollars from oil sales, according to a confidential United Nations report.

16 Mar 2017

U.N. chief warns against abrupt U.S. funding cuts to world body

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday against an abrupt cut to U.S. funding for the world body, and France's U.N. envoy said a retreat by Washington from global affairs could lead to more instability.

10 Mar 2017

Iraq unsure if U.N. help needed to probe Islamic State crimes

UNITED NATIONS Iraq is assessing what help it might need to collect and preserve evidence of Islamic State crimes, but has not yet decided whether it needs United Nations assistance, the country's U.N. Ambassador, Mohamed Ali Alhakim, said on Friday.

10 Mar 2017

Amal Clooney to Iraq - Allow U.N. probe of Islamic State Yazidi crimes

UNITED NATIONS International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and a young Yazidi woman who was enslaved and raped by Islamic State fighters pushed Iraq on Thursday to allow a United Nations investigation into crimes by the militant group. | Video

09 Mar 2017

U.S. envoy to U.N. says 'we need to get Iran' out of Syria

UNITED NATIONS The United States supports the U.N.-led Syria peace talks, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Wednesday, saying Syria could no longer be a "safe haven for terrorists" and that it was important "we get Iran and their proxies out." | Video

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