Advertisement

Agence France-Presse . Geneva

  • Images

    2.3m Venezuelans have fled crisis since 2015: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    At least 2.3 million people have fled Venezuela’s economic and political crisis since 2015, the UN said Thursday, warning that host countries’ capacity to shelter...

  • Images

    UN blasts India’s deportation of Rohingyas to Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 12:37am on October 06, 2018

    The UN slammed Friday India’s deportation of seven Rohingya men to Myanmar despite warnings they could face persecution in a country where the military is...

  • Images

    Yemen war crimes probe must continue: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2018

    War crimes investigators called Wednesday for the UN’s top rights body to let them continue probing the ‘extremely alarming’ situation in Yemen, amid resistance from...

  • Images

    Swiss region overwhelmingly votes for 'burqa ban'

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 05:39pm on September 23, 2018

    A second Swiss canton will introduce a regional ‘burqa ban’, after voters in St Gallen overwhelmingly voted Sunday to prohibit all face-covering garments in public...

  • Images

    Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organisation said Friday, adding that...

  • Images

    Level of Myanmar army brutality hard to fathom: UN probe

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva/ Yangon | Updated at 12:09am on September 20, 2018

    Myanmar’s army has used unfathomable levels of violence against minority Rohingya, UN investigators said Tuesday, calling for the military to be removed from politics and...

  • Images

    Myanmar military brutality against Rohingya 'hard to fathom': UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2018

    Myanmar's powerful army should be removed from politics, United Nations investigators said Tuesday, as they released the final part of a damning report reiterating calls...

  • Images

    Major Idlib raid could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:43am on September 11, 2018

    The UN’s new humanitarian chief warned Monday that a large-scale military operation against the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib could create ‘the worst humanitarian catastrophe’...

  • Images

    New UN rights chief decries abuses of minorities, migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    The new UN rights chief decried Monday crackdowns on minorities in countries like Myanmar and China and urged Western countries to respect migrant rights, warning...

  • Images

    UN points to possible ‘war crimes’ in Yemen conflict

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:46pm on August 28, 2018

    All sides in Yemen’s bloody conflict may have committed war crimes, UN investigators said Tuesday, highlighting deadly air strikes, rampant sexual violence, and the recruitment...

Advertisement

images