Bangladesh’s foreign secretary says his country will need to stop accepting more refugees from Myanmar, and he says its government is being “obstructionist” about bringing back more than 1 million Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence.
The United Nations plans to replace an envoy who was expelled from Somalia after questioning the arrest of a political candidate with an extremist history, the world body said Friday.
A United Nations envoy who was recently ordered to leave Somalia said Thursday that its political tensions could devolve into conflict, while Somalia’s U.N. ambassador said his country embraces international institutions but not individual conduct “detrimental” to the nation.
The United Nations is facing new allegations that peacekeepers in Central African Republic sexually assaulted at least three children under 18 and raped three adult women earlier this year, the latest in a series of sexual misconduct claims that have marred U.N. peacekeeping efforts in recent years.
While Syria’s government is encouraging refugees to return to their war-wracked country, the United Nations’ top official there said Thursday that the millions who fled need to evaluate for themselves whether it’s safe and feasible to go home.
The U.N. Security Council tends to proceed in a scripted, measured way.
Americans are commemorating the Sept. 11 terror attacks with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims.
On 9/11, Stephen Feuerman saw the World Trade Center aflame through the window of his Empire State Building office and watched, transfixed, as a second fireball burst from the twin towers.
The U.N. envoy for Yemen said Thursday he fears “severe” humanitarian and political fallout if fighting intensifies in the crucial port city of Hodeida, but he’s confident a pact can be forged to prevent increased violence.
From easy-to-clean floors to a grooming room, a building rising in New York is clearly a place for pets.