GENEVA At least 890 people are believed to have been killed over three days in December in ethnic violence in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations said on Wednesday, and it warned that the toll could be higher still.
GENEVA A Geneva prosecutor is reviewing material in a suitcase seized nearly three years ago to decide what can be shared with Italian authorities in a case involving oil majors Eni and Royal Dutch Shell and corrupt payments in Nigeria, his office said on Friday.
GENEVA, Dec 21 A Geneva prosecutor is reviewing
material in a suitcase seized nearly three years ago to decide
what can be shared with Italian authorities in a case involving
oil majors Eni and Royal Dutch Shell and corrupt payments in
Nigeria, his office said on Friday.
GENEVA Yemen's warring parties have exchanged lists with a total of 16,000 names of people believed to be detained as part of a prisoner swap deal agreed last week, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday.
GENEVA The United States and China clashed anew at the World Trade Organisation on Wednesday, accusing each other of undermining the multilateral trading system, according to texts of speeches at closed-door talks seen by Reuters.
GENEVA Russia, Iran and Turkey, supporters of the main sides in Syria's complex civil war, on Tuesday failed to agree on the makeup of a U.N.-sponsored Syrian Constitutional Committee but called for it to convene early next year to kick off a viable peace process.
GENEVA Russia, Iran and Turkey are close to agreement on composition of a Syrian constitutional committee that could pave the way for drafting a new charter followed by elections, diplomats said on Monday.
GENEVA The United States came under fire from China and the European Union on Monday, accused by both major trading partners of taking protectionist measures and bringing the World Trade Organization (WTO) to its knees.
KINSHASA/GENEVA The U.N. human rights chief on Friday called on Congolese authorities to halt violence and inflammatory speech ahead of the country's Dec. 23 presidential election, while the government said it was beefing up security for the vote. | Video
GENEVA An estimated two million Venezuelans could join the ranks of migrants and refugees next year, swelling the total to 5.3 million as the country's meltdown continues, the United Nations said on Friday.