Libya’s UN-backed western government has begun cleaning up the capital Tripoli of mines and unexploded ordinance. The United Nations says mines in the area have killed more than 80 civilians and nearly 60 soldiers since the conflict ended.
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In This Story: United Nations
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security.
At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; with the addition of South Sudan in 2011, membership is now 193, representing almost all of the world’s sovereign states.