World Sep 28

FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured outside a building of the WHO in Geneva
Panel finds 80 alleged abuse cases tied to WHO’s Congo work

The report exposes the most widescale sexual wrongdoing linked to a U.N. institution in years, harkening back to the dark years when blue-helmeted peacekeepers were regularly accused of and found to have misused their positions for sexual misconduct.

Nov 20

In multiple countries, alarm over hunger crisis rings louder

Dire U.N. warnings of a growing hunger crisis are becoming reality in multiple countries. The coronavirus pandemic is adding a further burden on families already struggling to feed themselves amid collapsing economies and war.

Nov 24

Plane crashes into homes in Congo; at least 26 dead

A small plane crashed into homes shortly after takeoff Sunday in Congo’s eastern city of Goma, killing 26 people, including the aircraft’s passengers and crew, as well as residents on the ground, the government of the central African nation said.