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Libyan forces advance on Islamic State in Sirte
9 Oct 2016
Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government advance into Islamic State positions in the embattled city of Sirte.
U.N. council to vote on Aleppo truce resolution, faces Russian veto
8 Oct 2016
As explosions continue to rock Syria, the United Nations is preparing to vote on a draft resolution that demands an immediate end to air strikes and military flights over the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Syria; the complete lack of trust between Russia and the US
4 Oct 2016
Pakistan and India exchange fresh fire as tensions rise
1 Oct 2016
The Pakistani military says there has been another exchange of fire with Indian troops across the unofficial border in Kashmir.
UN convoys deliver food aid to besieged Syrian towns
26 Sep 2016
UN inter-agency convoy reaches the besieged Syrian towns of Kefraya, Foua, Madaya and Zabadani, which had been cut off from humanitarian access since the end of April.
Russia denies involvement in attack on aid convoy
22 Sep 2016
Russia denies the Kremlin's involvement in an attack where a U.N. aid convoy was partially destroyed in Syria, says a U.S. drone that had taken off from a Turkey air base was in the area minutes before the convoy caught fire.
Kofi Annan vows to lead impartial Myanmar mission
8 Sep 2016
The former head of the United Nations has met Rohingya Muslims and Rakhine State leaders in Myanmar.
Central African Republic’s displaced grow despondent with UN
28 Jun 2016
Close to one million people in the Central African Republic are still displaced more than three years after civil war broke out in the area.
United Nations aid reaches the besieged town of Mouadamiya in Syria
3 Mar 2016