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UN envoy warns Aleppo risks becoming one giant graveyard

UN envoy warns Aleppo risks becoming one giant graveyard

A top UN envoy on Wednesday pleaded with the Security Council to help break the siege of Aleppo, warning that residents of the Syrian city were at risk of extermination. “For the sake of humanity we call on – we plead — with the parties and those with influence to do everything in their power […]

November 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
More than 140 killed in air strikes on Yemen funeral- UN

More than 140 killed in air strikes on Yemen funeral- UN

Oct 09, – The coalition, which has come under increasing international scrutiny over alleged civilian deaths, denied any responsibility for the attack. More than 140 people were killed and more than 525 wounded on Saturday when air strikes hit a funeral ceremony in Yemen, a United Nations official said, with Huthi rebels blaming the attack […]

October 9, 2016 | By | Reply More