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Burkina Faso sees more child soldiers as jihadi attacks rise
World

Burkina Faso sees more child soldiers as jihadi attacks rise

DORI, Burkina Faso (AP) — Awoken by gunshots in the middle of the night, Fatima Amadou was shocked by what…
Ex-UN rights boss to head probe into Israel, Hamas alleged crimes
Middle East

Ex-UN rights boss to head probe into Israel, Hamas alleged crimes

GENEVA, July 22 (Reuters) – Former United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay will head an international commission of inquiry…
Top EU official says aid access to Syrians must stay open
Middle East

Top EU official says aid access to Syrians must stay open

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A top EU official said Thursday that the potential closure of the only remaining border crossing…
UN urges no unilateral action that would hamper GERD talks
Egypt

UN urges no unilateral action that would hamper GERD talks

The spokesperson for the UN Secretary General Stephane Dujarric said that there must be no unilateral action on the Grand…
UN-backed Libya talks fail to reach consensus on elections
Middle East

UN-backed Libya talks fail to reach consensus on elections

GENEVA, July 2 (Reuters) – UN-sponsored talks aimed at paving the way for elections in Libya in late December failed…
EXCLUSIVE UN expert backs probe into Iran’s 1988 killings, Raisi’s role
Middle East

EXCLUSIVE UN expert backs probe into Iran’s 1988 killings, Raisi’s role

GENEVA, June 29 (Reuters) – The UN investigator on human rights in Iran has called for an independent inquiry into…
Iran: No decision on camera deal with UN nuclear inspectors
Middle East

Iran: No decision on camera deal with UN nuclear inspectors

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has not made a decision yet about whether to extend an agreement with the U.N.…
UN rights chief: Reparations needed for people facing racism
World

UN rights chief: Reparations needed for people facing racism

GENEVA (AP) — The UN human rights chief, in a landmark report launched after the killing of George Floyd in…
Fighting in Yemen’s Marib heats up again, say sources
Middle East

Fighting in Yemen’s Marib heats up again, say sources

ADEN, June 27 (Reuters) – Fighting between Yemen’s warring parties in the gas-rich Marib region, the recognized government’s last northern…
Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government
Middle East

Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government

OUAGADOUGOU, June 24 (Reuters) – A massacre in northeast Burkina Faso in which more than 130 people were killed this…
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