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Ukraine: ‘Multiple civilian causalities’ as new year dawns

The New Year holiday period witnessed a fresh surge of deadly attacks by Russian forces in Ukraine, Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq told journalists on Tuesday.

Ukraine’s suffering must not become new normal, declares UN rights chief

New York: The suffering being experienced by millions of civilians across Ukraine must not become the new normal, the UN human rights chief said on Wednesday.

Ukraine: ‘Senseless war’ has triggered ‘colossal torment’: Griffiths to Security Council

New York: The torment being unleashed by Russia’s “senseless war”, on the people of Ukraine and beyond, is “colossal”, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday.

Fighting conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine

New York: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been described as a crisis for women and girls, with cases of conflict-related sexual violence on the rise. Hrystyna Kit, co-founder of JurFem, the Ukrainian Women Lawyers Association, has found herself pushing forward against a rising tide of gender-based violence.

Ukraine rights probe condemns 'multiplying' impact of war on children

New York: A top UN Human Rights Council-appointed probe into potential rights abuses linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, outlined on Friday the “devastating” impact of the war on the country’s children.

Ukraine: Missile strikes, summary executions highlight importance of international law

New York: Amidst recent allegations of war prisoners being summarily executed in Ukraine, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk expressed his shock on Friday over unabated human suffering as Russian missile and drone strikes against critical infrastructure continue on a broad scale.

Ukraine: UN convoy delivers vital aid to residents of Kherson

New York: Essential supplies have been delivered to thousands of people in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson for the first time since Russia’s invasion of 24 February, UN humanitarians announced on Monday.

UNDP to support refurbishment of damaged public buildings in Ukraine

New York: A €2 million agreement between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the UNDP Development Programme (UNDP), announced on Tuesday, will help restore damaged public buildings in Ukraine and contribute to recovery and reconstruction that is green, resilient, and inclusive.

Ukraine war: Path of further escalation ‘must be reversed’, Security Council hears

New York: Russia’s military escalation in Ukraine will lead to more suffering worldwide and must be reversed, said the UN’s political affairs chief on Friday, adding that further talk of possible nuclear weapons use could lead to a “dangerous spiral”.

Ukraine: UN General Assembly demands Russia reverse course on ‘attempted illegal annexation’

New York: The UN General Assembly passed a resolution by a large majority on Wednesday, calling on countries not to recognise the four regions of Ukraine which Russia has claimed, following so-called referendums held late last month, and demanding that Moscow reverse course on its "attempted illegal annexation".

75 missiles fired in ongoing attack: Ukrainian military

Kyiv: Ukraine cities came under Russian missile attack on Monday as the war entered 229th day, the country's military chief said 75 missiles have so far been fired in the sudden wave of attacks.

Empty shelves and rising prices linked to Ukraine crisis push Tunisians to the brink

New York: For many Tunisians, shortages of essential foods, fuel and key farming products linked to the war in Ukraine, have tested them to the limit, they’ve been telling UN News.

Ukraine crisis: US, EU set to impose new sanctions on Russia

Washington/UNI: The United States and the European Union are each set to impose their own new set of sanctions on Russia, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed officials.

Ukraine crisis: Russians flee after military call-up

Moscow: Russian men are attempting to leave the country to avoid a military call-up for the Ukraine war.

Ukrainian President outlines peace formula that punishes aggression, restores security

New York: Russia must be punished for its “illegal war” against Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday – part of a “peace formula” that also calls for greater civilian protection and defense support.