UN Condemns Mali of “Heinous” Violence against UN Peacekeepers


Four United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed and five others wounded in an attack by unidentified armed elements on Wednesday, the UN mission in the country has said.  The peacekeepers’ convoy was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED), and the … Continue reading UN Condemns Mali of “Heinous” Violence against UN Peacekeepers

WHO calls for Increased Surveillance for Coronavirus Variants


Efforts should be stepped up to quickly identify and study emerging variants of the COVID-19-causing SARS-CoV-2 virus, UN World Health Organization (WHO) scientists said on Tuesday. Alongside monitoring, virus and serum samples should be shared via globally agreed mechanisms so … Continue reading WHO calls for Increased Surveillance for Coronavirus Variants