Over 1,543 killed in Ukraine conflict in four months

The UN said Friday that more than 1,543 people have been killed and another 4,396 wounded in Ukraine since fighting flared up in mid-April.

Crimea taken off UN envoy`s travel agenda: Spokesman

A UN envoy traveling in Ukraine will not go as planned to Crimea because of logistical and security concerns, a spokesman said today, after pro-Russian militants there took control of the airport.

Horrifying human rights disaster in South Sudan: UN

United Nations has evidence of use of child soldiers and mass atrocities in South Sudan, a "horrifying human rights disaster" that has killed thousands, the UN`s top humanitarian official said.

Mali extremists compile list of unwed mothers

Radical Islamists in of Mali are compiling a list of unmarried mothers, which has raised fears of cruel punishments, CNN reported.

UN gives West African states 45 days for military action on Mali

UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to help Malian troops to drive Islamic militants out of the northern part of Mali.