Refugee Olympic team awarded prestigious Spanish prize
May. 25, 2022 08:21 AM EDT
Tall task: Cape Verde aims high in AfroBasket semifinals
By Ken Maguire Sep. 03, 2021 02:18 PM EDT
UN seeks proposals to end force on Sudan-South Sudan border
May. 11, 2021 10:56 PM EDT
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to extend the mandate of the nearly 3,700-strong peacekeeping force in the disputed Abyei region on the...
UN says 155 million people faced severe hunger last year
By Edith M. Lederer May. 05, 2021 10:36 PM EDT
Nobel doctor calls sexual violence in conflict a `pandemic'
By Edith M. Lederer Apr. 14, 2021 08:38 PM EDT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege warned Wednesday that the scourge of sexual violence and rape in all conflicts is now “a...
UN chief: 52 armies and groups suspected of sexual violence
By Edith M. Lederer Apr. 13, 2021 01:45 AM EDT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic led to a spike in gender-based violence last year and combatants continued to use sexual violence “as a cruel...
UN mandates South Sudan force to prevent return to civil war
By Edith M. Lederer Mar. 12, 2021 11:42 PM EST
UN appeals for $5.5 billion to avert famine for 34 million
By Edith M. Lederer Mar. 11, 2021 11:55 AM EST
'Our children die in our hands': Floods ravage South Sudan
By Maura Ajak Jan. 01, 2021 02:58 AM EST
Pope hopes to visit South Sudan, Lebanon if security permits
Dec. 24, 2020 12:16 PM EST
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis told the leaders of South Sudan and Lebanon on Thursday that he hopes to visit their countries but demanded they do more to bring...
New report says part of South Sudan is in 'likely famine'
By Sam Mednick And Maura Ajak Dec. 11, 2020 03:26 AM EST
In multiple countries, alarm over hunger crisis rings louder
By Eissa Ahmed, Tameem Akhgar And Samy Magdy Nov. 20, 2020 01:06 AM EST
Warning of famine, UN releases $100M to seven countries
Nov. 18, 2020 05:07 AM EST
Rebel leaders who inked deal with government return to Sudan
By Samy Magdy Nov. 15, 2020 08:16 AM EST
WFP fights hunger in food-deprived places, crises, war zones
By Isabel Debre Oct. 09, 2020 09:17 AM EDT
World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize as hunger surges
By Dalatou Mamane, Frank Jordans And Vanessa Gera Oct. 09, 2020 02:11 AM EDT
UN report says South Sudan has healed little since civil war
By Cara Anna And Maura Ajak Oct. 06, 2020 07:33 AM EDT
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Sudan has made no concrete steps toward national healing more than two years after the end of a civil war that killed nearly 400,000...
Flooding affects more than 1 million across East Africa
Sep. 18, 2020 11:20 AM EDT
UN raises alarm over refugee killings in Uganda settlement
By Rodney Muhumuza Sep. 15, 2020 05:03 AM EDT
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says it is “saddened and alarmed” after at least 10 refugees were killed in an attack last week by...
Hunger, squalor mar South Sudan post-war unification efforts
By Maura Ajak Aug. 16, 2020 02:10 AM EDT