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187 Palestinians killed in past 24 hours as Israeli army advances southward

Gaza/IBNS/UNI: At least 187 Palestinians were killed and 312 others were wounded in Israeli air and ground attacks on the Gaza Strip during the past 24 hours, said the Health Ministry on Friday.

General Assembly approves $3.59 billion UN budget for next year

The General Assembly has approved a $3.59 billion budget for the United Nations for 2024, including the establishment of a special account to finance the Organization’s peacebuilding fund.

More than 70 members of a Gaza family killed in Israeli airstrike

More than 70 members of a family were killed in Gaza following an Israeli airstrike, including a veteran UN aid worker. 

'Gaza war to continue with or without international support': Israel

Jerusalem/IBNS: Israel Wednesday declared its determination to continue its Gaza war "with or without international support after it came under mounting pressure even from its key supporter United States.

Uphold freedoms, fulfill the promise of human rights, urges UN chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called on world leaders to rely on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as a roadmap to not only uphold human rights but also prevent wars, combat hatred, rebuild trust and build a sustainable future for all.

UN launches $46 billion appeal to respond to worsening crises in 2024

As conflicts, climate emergencies and collapsing economies continue to wreak havoc on communities worldwide, the UN on Monday issued an appeal for $46.4 billion for 2024 to help 181 million people facing catastrophic hunger, mass displacement and diseases worldwide.

UN chief Antonio Guterres says he will not give up appealing for Gaza-Israel humanitarian ceasefire

The UN Secretary-General on Sunday pledged that he would “not give up” on appealing for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, adding that inaction on the Security Council was undermining its credibility.

Homicide a bigger killer than armed conflict and terrorism combined: UN report

More people were killed due to homicide than armed conflict and terrorism combined in 2021, with an average of 52 lives lost per hour worldwide, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in a report published on Friday.

UNRWA says more than 600,000 people are under evacuation orders in southern Gaza

A top UN official has said over 600,000 people are under evacuation orders in southern Gaza amid the ongoing clash between Israel and Hamas members.

UN chief calls on Israel to ‘spare civilians from more suffering’ in Gaza

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reiterated his call for a sustained humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and the unconditional and immediate release of all hostages, his Spokesperson said on Monday.

Iraq: UN team issues latest report on terrorist atrocities

The UN team investigating crimes committed by Da’esh terrorist group has issued its latest report documenting the terrorist group’s atrocities in Iraq, laying the groundwork for future prosecutions.

Uyghurs led by East Turkistan Govt in Exile demostrate against China’s hypocrisy in US

Members of the Uyghur community led by the East Turkistan Government in Exile (ETGE) demonstrated against China's hypocrisy in front of the UN headquaters in New York recently.

Israeli army withdraws from Gaza's largest hospital

Gaza/IBNS/UNI: The Israeli army Friday withdrew from the al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza after raiding the premises for over a week, a Palestinian security source said.

General Assembly resolution upholds the Olympic Truce

Ahead of the Summer Olympics in Paris next year, the UN General Assembly has urged countries to maintain the ancient Greek tradition of observing peace before, during and after the Games.

UN chief Antonio Guterres says world is witnessing an unparalleled and unprecedented level of civilian death due to Israel-Palestine conflict

The UN chief said on Monday that in the current conflict between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in Gaza, the world is witnessing an "unparalleled and unprecendented" level of civilian death, compared to any other conflict since he became Secretary-General in 2017.