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UN rights chief urges Burundi’s politicians to pick right path at ‘critical moment’ in country’s history

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Posted by admin 19 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations human rights chief said today that inside and outside Burundi, stakeholders are extremely concerned about tensions rising sharply as a series of pivotal elections set to take place between May and August this year get under way, and, with the country at “a crossroads,” Burundian parties must choose the path to democracy and the rule of law.

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Mali: UN mission condemns ‘cowardly and heinous’ attack on compound

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Posted by admin 19 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations in Mali condemned today’s deadly attack on its Gao area compound that injured nine peacekeepers, killed at least three civilians and injured seven others, calling it a “cowardly and heinous” act.

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Libyan parties open new round of UN-backed political talks aimed at restoring ‘stability and prosperity’

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Posted by admin 19 days ago (http://www.un.org)
A new round of political dialogue on Libya, hosted by Morocco and facilitated by the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL) in the country began in Skhirat, Morocco, today, aiming to end the crisis in the country.

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Libya: UN mission strongly condemns air strikes on western airport

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Posted by admin 32 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) today strongly condemned repeated air strikes on an airport in the western town of Zintan that it said have endangered civilians and seriously undermined attempts at securing a solution to the Libyan crisis.

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In phone call, UN chief congratulates Nigeria&#39s President-elect Buhari

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Posted by admin 34 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Taking note of the results of the Nigerian presidential and parliamentary elections announced yesterday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called President-elect Muhammadu Buhari to congratulate him, and called on all Nigerians to accept the outcome of the elections.

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Libya: UN mission strongly condemns air strikes on western airport

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Posted by admin 32 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) today strongly condemned repeated air strikes on an airport in the western town of Zintan that it said have endangered civilians and seriously undermined attempts at securing a solution to the Libyan crisis.

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Senior UN officials condemn terrorist attack against Kenyan university

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Posted by admin 32 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the head of the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization have strongly condemned this morning’s terrorist attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya, with both officials expressing solidarity with the Kenyan people and urging swift justice for those responsible for the deadly attack.

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Senior UN officials condemn terrorist attack against Kenyan university

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Posted by admin 32 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the head of the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization have strongly condemned this morning’s terrorist attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya, with both officials expressing solidarity with the Kenyan people and urging swift justice for those responsible for the deadly attack.

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