Category Archives: Human Rights

Kosovo’s Overall Security Situation Stable, But Abiding Tensions Require United Nations Mission to Fulfil Mandate, Security Council Told

UNMIK’s Tasks Largely Fulfilled, Says United States, as Russian Federation Opposes ‘Unilateral’ Revision of Founding Resolution

While the overall security situation in Kosovo remained stable, a tense and divisive political landscape demonstrated a continuing need for the United Nations mission …

Remarks at the Libya Ministerial

Well, good evening, everybody. Thank you for your patience. For my part, let me just say that I’m very pleased to be able to be back in Vienna. I’m very grateful – we all are very grateful – to the …

BLAST KILLS CADET, INJURES OFFICER IN AL-AREESH, EGYPT

A blast led to the death of a police cadet and the injury of a first lieutenant belonging to northern Sinai security directorate, said a statement by the Egyptian Interior Ministry early Sunday.

The device exploded as the security convoy …

UN refugee agency reports some 1,000 refugees and migrants rescued off Italian coast

Some 1,000 people of various nationalities, including refugee families and unaccompanied children, were rescued yesterday from the Mediterranean Sea, the UN refugee agency said today.

In one operation carried out yesterday, about 500 people travelling in two fishing boats that …

Egypt: Defense Minister Sobhy Meets Chinese Navy Commander

Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhy conferred with Admiral of the People’s Liberation Army Navy Wu Shengli and his Chinese delegation Wednesday to discuss exchanging expertise.

According to a statement by the Military, the two officials tackled military cooperation and exchanging expertise …