Somali Children Flee Al-Shabab Recruitment

More than 100 children fleeing areas controlled by al-Shabab militants in central Somalia have arrived in the coastal town of Adale, seeking the government's protection, officials said.

Adale is a key trading town in the Middle Shabelle region, 220 kilometers northeast of Mogadishu.

In an …

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Security Council Presidential Statement Expresses Deep Concern over Political Situation in Burundi, Urging All Parties Immediately to Cease Violence

The Security Council, in a presidential statement today, expressed deep concern over the political situation in Burundi � including increasing numbers of refugees and reports of torture, forced disappearances and extrajudicial killings � and strongly urged the Government and all parties to immediately cease and …

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News in Brief 26 July 2017 (PM)

UN Envoy calls for dialogue between Burundi government and opposition

It is imperative that the Government of Burundi agree to an inclusive dialogue with the opposition.

That's the message UN Special Envoy Michel Kafando told the Security Council on Wednesday, briefing ambassadors on his recent …

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