Hopp til innhold
fn.no / Aktuelt / FN i media

FN i media

UN says ISIL abuses in Iraq may amount to genocide

Kalender 24.02.2015 Al jazeera

New report says at least 165 executions were carried out in ISIL-controlled areas in late 2014.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Fifteen-minute Ebola test approved

Kalender 24.02.2015 BBC

The first rapid blood test for Ebola has been approved for use by the World Health Organization.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS

Kalender 24.02.2015 BBC

Libya has asked the UN Security Council to lift an arms embargo so that it can deal with the Islamic State (IS) group and other militants.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Syria crisis: UN may release 'war criminal' lists

Kalender 24.02.2015 BBC

United Nations investigators are considering revealing the names of an estimated 200 individuals suspected of committing war crimes in Syria.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN: Syrian government willing to suspend Aleppo strikes

Kalender 18.02.2015 Al Jazeera

UN envoy to Syria says he has "no illusions but a glimmer of hope" over plan to halt bombardment of city for six weeks.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN Security Council calls for Ukraine fighting to stop

Kalender 18.02.2015 Al Jazeera

Russian-drafted resolution adopted unanimously as pro-Moscow rebels fight their way into flashpoint town of Debaltseve.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN agrees draft text for Paris climate summit

Kalender 16.02.2015 BBC

UN climate talks in Geneva have ended with agreement on a formal draft negotiating text for the summit in Paris in December.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN Security Council demands Houthis step aside in Yemen

Kalender 16.02.2015 Al Jazeera

Resolution, urging Shia rebels to immediately relinquish control of Yemen's government, unanimously adopted.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Hundreds of migrants killed in new Mediterranean tragedy, says UN

Kalender 13.02.2015 BBC

At least 300 migrants are feared to have drowned after attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa this week in rough seas, the UN says.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

DR Congo conflict: UN pulls out of planned assault on FDLR

Kalender 13.02.2015 BBC

The UN has withdrawn its backing for a planned offensive against rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after the government refused to sack two generals, a spokesman has said.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Sri Lanka urges UN to delay war crimes report

Kalender 13.02.2015 BBC

The UN should delay releasing a report into atrocities in Sri Lanka's civil war, the new foreign minister has said.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN Security Council targets Islamic State financing

Kalender 13.02.2015 BBC

The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution aimed at cracking down on trade with, and ransom payments to, Islamic State (IS) militants.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN warns South Sudan is on brink of famine

Kalender 11.02.2015 Al Jazeera

Aid workers in South Sudan finding it hard to operate as roadblocks are erected across the country.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Ban Ki-moon: Stop ISIL 'in the name of humanity'

Kalender 09.02.2015 Al-Jazeera

The United Nations secretary-general shares his views on the vast challenges facing the world.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN court dismisses Croatia and Serbia genocide claims

Kalender 09.02.2015 BBC

The International Court of Justice has rejected claims of genocide by Serbia and Croatia against each other during the Croatian war of secession from Yugoslavia.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN mediator calls for freeze plan support

Kalender 09.02.2015 BBC

The UN's mediator in the Syria conflict has called on MEPs to support his plan for a local "freeze" in hostilities in the embattled city of Aleppo.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Yemen crisis: UN warns rebels after they seize power

Kalender 09.02.2015 BBC

The UN Security Council has warned of unspecified further steps if the Shia Houthi rebels who took power in Yemen do not immediately return to talks.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Outrage in Gaza over suspension of reconstruction funds

Kalender 30.01.2015 Al Jazeera

Gaza residents say UNRWA decision to cut rebuilding funds is disastrous.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Three killed as Israel and Hezbollah clash on Lebanese border

Kalender 30.01.2015 BBC

Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper have been killed as Hezbollah militants traded fire with Israeli forces on the Lebanese border.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

South Sudan militia frees first group of child soldiers - UN

Kalender 30.01.2015 BBC

A South Sudanese militia has freed 280 child soldiers as part of a wider deal to release about 3,000 underage fighters, the UN's children agency Unicef has said.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Boko Haram crisis: UN 'not needed against Nigerian militants'

Kalender 26.01.2015 BBC

Nigeria does not need the help of UN or African Union troops to take on Boko Haram, the country's national security adviser has told the BBC.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Libyan rival parliament suspends UN talks

Kalender 26.01.2015 Al Jazeera

Opposition assembly suspends UN-sponsored peace talks after blaming rival government for fresh violence.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Yemen crisis: Houthi rebels shell presidential home

Kalender 21.01.2015 BBC

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen's capital Sanaa have shelled the president's home, shattering a ceasefire.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN urges African forces to fight Boko Haram

Kalender 20.01.2015 Al Jazeera

Central African countries urged to step up plans for multinational force to face increasing threat by Nigerian group.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN and DRC forces prepare for war

Kalender 19.01.2015 Al Jazeera

With surrender deadline expired, MONUSCO and Congolese army readies military operation against Hutu guerrillas.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Fortsatt 80 000 hjemløse i Haiti trass i milliardhjelp

Kalender 13.01.2015 Nrk

Milliarder er brukt i Haiti etter jordskjelvet for fem år siden, men gjenreisingen går sakte. Mange mener pengene kunne vært brukt bedre.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

FN: Syrerne er verdens største flyktninggruppe

Kalender 13.01.2015 Nrk

Syrerne utgjør nå verdens største flyktningbefolkning med over 3 millioner mennesker på flukt utenfor landegrensene. Palestinerne er ikke regnet med.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Nigeria violence: Female suicide bombers hit market

Kalender 12.01.2015 BBC

The UN children's agency said reports from survivors of the Baga attack and the use of a young girl as a suicide bomber in Maiduguri "should be searing the conscience of the world".

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

UN 'immune' from Haiti cholera lawsuit

Kalender 12.01.2015 Al Jazeera

US judge throws out a case filed by human rights groups that blamed the UN for a deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link

Syria conflict: Lebanon refugee curb prompts UN concern

Kalender 07.01.2015 BBC

The UN has expressed concern over new Lebanese restrictions on Syrian refugees aimed at slowing the influx of asylum seekers escaping civil war.

Gå til kilden Ekstern link