UN raises concerns over Mexico's 'alarming' numbers of missing persons
In Mexico, 111,896 people are currently registered as missing in the interior ministry's official database, a number that does not include the many more people who went missing and were later found dead.
North Korea tells UN: No choice but to accelerate building its self-defence
North Korea has tested dozens of ballistic missile in the past 18 months.
UN expert urges US not to supply Ukraine with cluster munitions
Cluster munitions are prohibited by more than 100 countries.
UN General Assembly: Erdogan, Netanyahu meet for first time as relations thaw
The leaders, who held talks during the annual high-level United Nations General Assembly, agreed to visit each others' countries soon, reports say.
UN says death toll from Libya floods includes 400 migrants
The International Organization for Migration had previously said that over 100,000 migrants lived in flood-hit areas, including more than 8,000 in the city of Derna.
EU temporarily holds back food aid in Somalia after UN records widespread theft
An official says the decision was taken after an investigation concluded that landowners, local authorities, members of the security forces and humanitarian workers were involved in stealing aid.
South Korea's Yoon urges China to do more to address North Korea threat
Li, for his part, reiterated China's support for both sides on the Korean peninsula to advance reconciliation and cooperation.
UN food agency cuts rations to 2 million Afghans as funds dry up
WFP funding for food and cash assistance is expected to run out by the end of October and the agency has had to steadily cut assistance through the year to 10 million Afghans.
India PM urges UN to rethink priorities for the 21st century
Modi is seeking to boost India's status and promote its causes, such as relief for unsustainable debt, using the global pulpit of the G20 summit starting Sept 9.
UN warns of Southeast Asia turning into scam haven
A report estimates at least 120,000 people across Myanmar and around 100,000 in Cambodia may be trapped in scam operations, with other criminal-owned enterprises in Laos, the Philippines and Thailand.
UN says over 200 former Afghan military, officials killed since Taliban takeover
UN says about half of the killings it recorded occurred in the four months after the Taliban took over, as US-backed foreign forces were withdrawing, in August 2021, and 70 were recorded in 2022.
Saudi border guards killed hundreds of Ethiopian migrants, reports say
The migration route from the Horn of Africa, across the Gulf of Aden, through Yemen and into Saudi Arabia - one of the richest countries in the Arab world - is a well-established corridor for Ethiopian migrants.
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