Thursday 29 January 2015
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UN aid chief Amos in Syria, heading to Homs

United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos held talks in Syrian capital Damascus on Wednesday and is on her way to the devastated city of Homs, a UN spokeswoman said. 'She just completed a meeting with the MFA (Ministry of Foreign


UN chief alarmed over Syria atrocities

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he had received 'grisly reports' that Syrian government forces were arbitrarily executing, imprisoning and torturing people in the battle-scarred city of Homs after rebel fighters had fled. Ban


UN chief backs Bahrain dialogue

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last night threw his weight behind Bahrain's national dialogue, urging all parties to "seize the moment" and come to the table for talks "to address political and constitutional reform." He said the offer o


Norway says regrets report on UN chief leaked

Norway's foreign minister said on Sunday he regretted that criticism of the United Nations secretary-general by Oslo's ambassador had been leaked days before a visit from the UN chief. Ambassador Mona Juul accused Secretary-General Ban Ki-

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