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Ukraine conflict: Russian missile strikes kill 21 in Odesa region

Odesa: Overnight Russian missile strike has left 21 people  ,including one child, dead in Odesa region of Ukraine, media reports said.

Ukraine and rising global insecurity, test for us all, says UN rights chief

New York: War in Ukraine continues to cause mayhem and “destroy the lives of many”, and it is everyone’s responsibility to limit the global food, fuel and financial crisis” that it has sustained, the UN’s top rights official told the Human Rights Council on Monday, in her last session as High Commissioner.

Ukraine: Amid fresh Russian claims, no trace of secret bioweapons programme

New York:  Amid new claims by Moscow of a covert biological weapons programme in Ukraine, the Director of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) affirmed on Friday that the UN is not aware of any such programme and has neither the mandate nor the technical operational capacity to investigate it - a message first delivered to the Security Council on 11 and 18 March, by High Representative Izumi Nakamitsu.

Russia in spotlight over Ukraine atrocities as Human Rights Council meets

New York: The UN Human Rights Council met in special session on Thursday in Geneva, prompted by increasing concern over atrocities committed against civilians, linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February.

Ukraine: UN labour agency update shows 4.8 million jobs lost to war

New York: An estimated 4.8 million jobs have been lost in Ukraine since Russia’s 24 February invasion, according to a brief published on Wednesday by the UN’s labour agency.

Ukraine: UN rights office probe spotlights harrowing plight of civilians

New York: Almost 76 days since Russia invaded Ukraine, countless civilians remain caught up in the horror and destruction of war, UN rights investigators said on Tuesday.

7.7 million people displaced inside Ukraine, warns UN relief chief, as aid conference raises $6.5 billion

New York: Humanitarian needs continue to rise in war-torn Ukraine where an estimated 7.7 million people are now internally displaced, UN emergency relief chief Martin Griffiths said on Thursday.

Ukraine war: UN signs framework to assist survivors of sexual violence

New York: Women’s rights do not end when wars begin, a senior UN official said in Ukraine on Tuesday, outlining measures towards ensuring justice and accountability for sexual violence committed during the conflict in the country.

Mariupol steel works convoy: UN aids arrivals after journey 'from hell'

New York: In Ukraine on Tuesday, UN humanitarians began to help the first evacuees arriving from Mariupol’s devastated Azovstal steel works, more than two months since Russia’s invasion began, and said that they would do everything possible to assist those still trapped.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Ukraine, meets President Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Kyiv:  US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Ukraine and met President Zelenskyy in the latest show of support against the fight against Russian aggression by a senior Western politician.

Russia agrees ‘in principle’ to UN and Red Cross involvement in evacuations from Mariupol

New York: Russia has agreed “in principle” to UN involvement in the evacuation of citizens from the last remaining holdout in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, following a meeting between Secretary-General António Guterres and President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday.

UN’s Bachelet condemns ‘horrors’ faced by Ukraine’s civilians

New York: UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday condemned the “horrors” committed against civilians in Ukraine as the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that it feared the worst in devastated areas of the country's east and south.

Ukraine: Russian military conducting raids in Kherson

Kyiv: After the discovery of a cache with weapons and explosives at a Kherson military plant, Russian servicemen are conducting raids in the city and its surrounding region to identify sabotage groups left by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) during its flight from the city, a Russian security source told Sputnik.

Ukraine: Six killed in missile strikes on Lviv

Kyiv: At least six people were killed and eight others wounded on Monday in missile strikes on the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, said Maksym Kozytsky, head of the Lviv regional military-civilian administration.

'We shouldn't wait, must prepare for nuclear weapons use by Russia': Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Kyiv/IBNS: The world should be prepared for the possible use of nuclear weapons by Russia, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told journalists Saturday, in what is seen as his repetition of an earlier warning.