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Emerging drug threats: UN seeks greater...

UN: Support low income countries combat...

World

Sat, Jun 26 2021

The UN secretary-general made the remarks in a message marking the International Day against Drug Abuse...

ED: No Planet B to fall back on

ED: No Planet B to fall back on

Editorial

Fri, Apr 23 2021

We can no longer afford to treat the environment as secondary

UN chief: Restore planet amid...

UN chief: Restore planet amid...

World

Thu, Apr 22 2021

Humans heedlessly plunder the Earth's resources, deplete its wildlife and treat air, land and seas...

UN chief: Pandemic exposes endemic gender...

UN chief: Pandemic exposes endemic gender...

World

Tue, Mar 16 2021

The damage to women is incalculable and will resound down the decades, into future generations, says...

Myanmar party official dies after arrest,...

Myanmar party official dies after...

South-East Asia

Tue, Mar 9 2021

Second official from Suu Kyi's party dies in custody

UN chief: Violence, intimidation, harassment...

UN chief: Myanmar violence...

World

Mon, Feb 15 2021

The acts of violence by security forces  follow a military takeover on 1 February

Guterres: UN to mobilize global support...

'UN to mobilize global support to end...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Jan 31 2021

He lauds Bangladesh for temporarily hosting the Rohingyas

UN calls for immediate attention to...

UN calls for attention to 3 global...

World

Fri, Jan 29 2021

'A global immunity gap puts everyone at risk,' UN chief said

UN: World faces existential threats,...

UN: World faces existential threats,...

World

Tue, Jan 26 2021

The UN chief said humanity doesn’t want to repeat 2020's 'tragedy and crisis'

UN: World must share responsibility...

UN: World must cooperate to overcome...

World

Tue, Dec 1 2020

HIV still infects 1.7 million people each year and kills some 690,000

UN chief: Redouble efforts to end gender-based...

UN chief: Redouble efforts to end gender-based...

World

Wed, Nov 25 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has further exposed this issue as a global emergency requiring urgent action at...

UN chief deplores persistent lack of...

UN deplores lack of women in peace...

World

Fri, Oct 30 2020

The Security Council was set Thursday to consider a resolution that would encourage greater representation...

UN Chief: Air pollution causes 7m premature...

UN Chief: Air pollution causes 7m premature...

Climate Change

Mon, Sep 7 2020

Globally, 9 out of 10 people breathe unclean air and most premature deaths are predominantly in low-...

UN chief hopes Israel-UAE deal can help...

UN chief hopes Israel-UAE deal can help...

Middle East

Fri, Aug 14 2020

'The secretary-general welcomes this agreement, hoping it will create an opportunity for Israeli...

UN chief: pandemic threatens peace and...

UN chief: pandemic threatens peace and...

World

Thu, Aug 13 2020

While governments try to confront the pandemic, some groups have seen an opportunity to ramp up...

UN: Arms seized by US, missiles used...

UN: Arms seized by US, missiles used...

World

Fri, Jun 12 2020

Washington is pushing the 15-member council to extend an arms embargo on Iran that is due to expire in...

UN General Assembly to be held virtually...

UN General Assembly to be held virtually...

World

Thu, Jun 11 2020

The assembly was postponed twice: in 2001 because of the September 11 attacks in the United States, and...

‘Bangladeshis should be proud of their...

‘Bangladeshis should be proud of their...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, May 28 2020

May 29 is the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. On this day we pay tribute to the invaluable...

UN Security Council to discuss violence,...

UN Security Council to discuss violence,...

World

Tue, May 12 2020

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the attack. He called for 'a...

UN chief: Step up investment to reduce...

UN chief: Step up investment to reduce...

Climate Change

Sun, Oct 13 2019

The UN secretary general said there is a strong economic case for such steps: making infrastructure more...

'We're losing the race': UN secretary...

'We're losing the race': UN secretary...

Climate Change

Tue, Sep 24 2019

António Guterres cites ‘fantastic leadership’ of young activists and is counting on...