United Nations, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) UN held a solemn ceremony Friday to commemorate the deadly terrorist attack against its offices in Iraq on August 19, 2003, the date established as World Humanitarian Day.
Guatemala City, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Guatemala’s toll of femicides from January to July of 2023 reflects on Friday a rise in eight departments compared to the same period of 2022, revealed an official entity.
United Nations, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, called on Friday for Niger’s democratically elected officials to be released “at once”, following their detention in the attempted coup last month. In a statement released on Friday, Mr. Türk urged the generals to restore constitutional order immediately.
London, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a leading cause of death in the countries where it is practised, with over 44,000 additional women and young girls dying each year, a new study reveals.
Santiago de Chile, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Chilean Foreign Minister Alberto van Klaveren met Friday with Cuban Ambassador Mercedes Vicente to discuss on the good progress of bilateral relations in all areas.
United Nations, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of George Conway of Canada as his new Deputy Special Representative for Somalia with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) and Resident Coordinator in Somalia. Mr. Conway will also serve as the Humanitarian Coordinator.
Santo Domingo, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) President Luis Abinader ordered Friday the creation of an Air Base named the Southern Command of the Dominican Republic Air Force in the southwest province of Barahona.