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US lawmakers urge Pompeo to pressure Assad, Russia

– Reps. Michael McCaul, Eliot Engel call for continued diplomatic action to hold Syrian regime and its backers accountable

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Alaturka

UPDATE – South Sudan officials deliberately starved millions: UN

– UN experts ‘urge all parties to redouble efforts to resolve key outstanding issues’ between sides of internal dispute

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Alaturka

Joint Libyan military committee resumes talks: UN

– Earlier, Libya’s UN-recognized government suspended military talks due to attack on Tripoli port by warlord Haftar’s forces

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Alaturka

UN dispatches humanitarian aid to war-stricken Syria

– 42 truckloads of aid to be distributed in northwestern Idlib province

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Alaturka

UN chief alarmed by tragic suffering in northwest Syria

– Antonio Guterres calls for immediate ceasefire as humanitarian situation deteriorates

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Alaturka

UN rights chief ‘horrified’ by Syrian crisis

– UN‘s Michelle Bachelet describes Syrian humanitarian crisis as ‘cruel beyond belief’

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Alaturka

Libya: 2nd round of military talks starts in Geneva

– UN special envoy says hopes high for ‘some kind of consensus’ on cease-fire in north African country

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Alaturka

Yemen’s Houthi rebels ‘restricting aid’: UN

UNITED NATIONS (AA) – UN aid chief Mark Lowcock warned Tuesday of severe and unfair restrictions being placed on humanitarians in Yemen and singled out the Iran-aligned Houthi rebel group as the worst offender. Addressing the UN Security Council in New York, Lowcock, the emergency relief coordinator said the Houthi rebels who control the capital, […]

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Alaturka

Global community offers earthquake aid to Albania

– International community pledges $1.25 billion for country’s reconstruction

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Politika

UN launches $115m Libya appeal as violence worsens

UNITED NATIONS (AA) — The United Nations on Monday launched a $115 million appeal to assist tens of thousands of Libyan civilians, warning that foreign governments were not coming good on pledges to stay out of the country’s brutal civil war. Speaking with reporters in New York, Yacoub El Hillo, the UN’s resident and humanitarian […]