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Politics Apr 17U.S. ‘concerned’ over misused funds allegations at UNAIDS
The U.S. government has expressed concern about allegations of misused funds at the U.N.'s AIDS agency after a report by The Associated Press this week revealed ongoing financial and sexual misconduct problems at the agency.
World Apr 15AP exclusive: UN whistleblower targeted in misconduct probe
A year after claims of sexual assault and harassment rocked the U.N. agency that fights HIV, UNAIDS looked like it might be on the mend. But the upheaval is not over.
World Apr 12Congo’s Ebola outbreak not yet a global emergency, WHO says
A top Red Cross official said Friday he's "more concerned than I have ever been" about the possible regional spread of the Ebola virus after a new spike in cases, as the World Health Organization met on whether to declare…
World Mar 12World Wide Web turns 30 and grapples with hate speech, privacy and access
As of late 2018, half of the world was online, with the other half often struggling to secure access.
World Dec 10Most UN nations back global migration accord, despite U.S. opposition
At the two-day conference, U.N. leaders were hoping to lure in holdouts from mostly Western nations who were not signing: Australia, Austria, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia along with the United States, which under…
World Sep 03UN agency: Trips across Mediterranean fall, but risks rise
The report, titled "Desperate Journeys," said that even though the number of crossings and deaths has plunged compared to recent years, the voyage is more deadly in percentage terms for those who venture across.
World Aug 30UN Syria envoy floats idea of evacuating Idlib civilians
Fearing a military offensive, the U.N. envoy for Syria proposed Thursday that civilians holed up in the rebel-held region of Idlib could evacuate to government areas.
World Aug 27UN team says Myanmar military chiefs should face genocide case
Investigators working for the U.N.'s top human rights body said that Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims, taking the unusual step of identifying six by name among those behind crimes against the ethnic minority.
Health Jun 01U.S. blocks UN health panel from backing taxes on sugar drinks
The move disappointed many public health experts but was enthusiastically welcomed by the International Food and Beverage Alliance — a group that represents companies including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo. and Unilever.