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Ebola death toll crosses 4,000 mark
Latest figure put at 4,033 as UN special envoy calls for greater resources and effort to battle epidemic in West Africa.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2014 03:50 GMT
Iraq, Syria and the 'multilateral moment'
If there were ever a moment for the UN to step up to the plate in the Middle East, this is it.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 10:27 GMT
UN: Tuareg rebels release Mali hostages
Around 30 hostages held since deadly siege in northern city of Kidal have been freed.
Last updated: 19 May 2014 22:14 GMT
Kenyan warplanes bomb al-Shabab camp
Military says camp with about 300 fighters bombed in Somalia's Dinsoor region, but al-Shabab denies attack.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2013 06:49 GMT
UN says more troops needed to fight al-Shabab
Security Council told 4,400 extra soldiers required to aid African Union in battle against al-Shabab force in Somalia.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 23:10 GMT
The key to unlocking Africa's progressive future
Increasing access to water and sanitation is a basic precursor to wider economic development argues activist.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 12:33 GMT
UN calls for 'maximum restraint' in Egypt
Security Council says it "regretted loss of lives" in Cairo, and spoke of the need to "advance national reconciliation".
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 01:57 GMT
World faces mounting damage from disasters
Climate change and poor planning are worsening the toll in lives and money that natural disasters wreak worldwide.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2013 08:55 GMT
World Water Day marked with 'toilet campaign'
United Nations launches campaign to lift deadly taboo on talking about toilets and "open defecation" in poor nations.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2013 16:25 GMT
France and UK say all options open on Syria
Turkey urged the UN Security Council to create refugee camps in Syria, warning that it is having trouple coping.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2012 05:39 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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