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Global response to terrorism vital for solving refugee crisis: European leaders

New York, Oct 1 (IBNS): European leaders took to the podium of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday to call for a global response to terrorism, both by combatting it and taking early action to pre-empt the scourge, which has seen hundreds of thousands of refugees flooding to the continent's doorstep.

After terrorist attack on West Bank, UN envoy urges end to extremist violence

New York, Sep 8 (IBNS): The United Nations special envoy on the Middle East on Monday expressed deep sadness that Reham Dawabsha has succumb to the wounds she received in a terrorist attack in a West Bank village in late July that also killed her husband and infant son, calling the tragedy "a shocking example of the destructive nature of extremism."

Violent attacks reported against civilians fleeing ISIL-controlled areas of Iraq: UN

New York, Jul 29 (IBNS): An increasing number of people in Iraq, including families with children and the elderly, have encountered deadly ambushes as they try to escape areas controlled the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levan (ISIL) by risking their lives on a treacherous mountain journey to safety, the United Nations human rights office reported on Tuesday.

Adopting resolution, Security Council urges fight against nexus of transnational crime, terrorism

New York, Dec 20 (IBNS): Amid a proliferation of well-funded and well-organized transnational criminal activities in Africa, the Middle East and beyond, the United Nations Security Council today adopted a resolution spotlighting its concern over the ties between cross-border crime and terrorism and called on UN Member States to ramp up efforts in combatting the two activities.

Terrorism, Ebola are impeding development, DR Congo chief tells UN

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS) President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) warned the United Nations on Thursday that global development was threatened by terrorism and the resurgence of the Ebola epidemic, pledging his country’s contribution to international efforts to combat the scourges.