Headlines at a glance


2 August 2017

In South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says regional engagement 'good thing' for peace process

DR Congo: UN envoy expresses concern over arbitrary arrests, urges restraint

Amid 'political impasse' in Burundi, Security Council urges all parties to cease violence

Adopting new resolution, UN Security Council moves to thwart terrorists' access to weapons

Conflict-affected rural families in Iraq to benefit from mobile cash-transfer technology – UN

Afghanistan: UN condemns killing of civilians in Herat mosque attack


1 August 2017

INTERVIEW: Head of UN drug body urges greater access to treatment for women

In South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief urges an end to fighting to give peace process 'better chance'

Solidarity across generations is vital for sustainable development, UN special event hears

Venezuela: UN rights chief 'deeply concerned' by detention of opposition leaders

Breastfeeding is 'smartest investment' families, communities and countries can make – UN

UN migration chief visits Nigeria's northeast; new fund allocates $10.5 million

Deadly combination of cholera, hunger and conflict pushes Yemen to 'edge of a cliff' – senior UN official


31 July 2017

Venezuela: UN rights office urges all parties to refrain from violence amid protests over weekend polls

In Central African Republic, UN peacekeeping chief underscores political solution to end violence

UN rights experts say fight against racism must be 'unremitting to be successful'

Mobile broadband subscriptions on track to hit 4.3 billion in 2017 – UN report

Afghanistan: UN Mission condemns suicide attack against Iraqi embassy in Kabul

DRC's Kasai region one of world's 'largest displacement crises' for children – UNICEF

UN joins international community to salute park rangers' dedication and commitment

Philippines: UN experts urge Government to address spiralling rights violations


30 July 2017

'Act now' to help and protect trafficking victims, UN urges on World Day against the scourge