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Security Council urges Libyan parties to come together to combat terrorists

New York, Jan 9 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Strongly condemning Thursday's terrorist attack on a security training centre in Zliten, Libya, and in the wake of that deadly incident and the recent attacks on the country’s oil infrastructure, the United Nations Security Council has urged all Libyan parties to joint together to combat terrorist threats by implementing the recent agreement on a unity government.

ISIL attacks highlight need for implementation of peace accord in Libya: UN envoy

New York, Jan 7 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations envoy in Libya, who last month has helped usher in a UN-brokered political agreement for a national government in the strife-torn country, has said an attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on oil installations highlights the need for immediate implementation of the accord.

Mali: UN Police help Mali Government probe of deadly terrorist attack

New York, Nov 24 (Just Earth News/IBNS): United Nations police are providing Mali with support and technical expertise in the investigation of Friday’s deadly terrorist attack on the Radisson hotel in Bamako, the West African country’s capital.

Security Council strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Beirut suburb

New York, Nov14(Just Earth NEWS/IBNS) :The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Thursday in the Beirut suburb of Burj al-Barajneh that killed at least 43 and injured more than 200 people.

UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist attacks in Paris

New York, Nov 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS) : Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have condemned the “despicable" terrorist attacks carried out on Friday in various locations in and around Paris, and Ban has demanded the immediate release of the numerous individuals reportedly being held hostage in the Bataclan theatre.

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.