Monthly Archives: January 2015

UN chief welcomes African Union&#39s decision to combat Boko Haram

31 January 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the decision of the African Union to join forces to stop the advancement of the &#8220murderous campaigns&#8221 waged by Boko Haram, as he stressed …

Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 30 January 2015

Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 30 January 2015 | OSCE

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Pakistan urged to protect religious, ethnic minorities

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Displaced Pakistani children (video capture)

Authorities in Pakistan are being urged to redouble efforts to protect religious and ethnic minorities following a terrorist attack that killed around 54 people.

The …

Scourge of sexual violence in armed conflict &#39far from being rooted out,&#39 Security Council told

30 January 2015 – Despite some positive developments across the United Nations system, the task of protecting civilians has become more onerous as conflicts have become increasingly vicious, with the brutalization of women a deplorable …

AU Chair Mugabe welcomes oil discoveries

ADDIS ABABA: INCOMING African Union (AU) Chairman, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, has hailed the discovery of vast oil resources in the continent, which he said colonialists missed.

In his acceptance speech, Mugabe sang the praises …

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