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UN chief Antonio Guterres says migration is inevitable

Earlier, the UN refugee agency report said, a record 68.5 million people were displaced worldwide.

published on : 20th June 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres regrets as US exits Human Rights Council

While announcing withdrawal from the UNHRC, US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley described the body as hypocritical and self-serving and one that makes a mockery of human rights.

published on : 20th June 2018

UN Chief  Antonio Guterres lauds Afghanistan's extension of ceasefire

The Afghan government had announced a seven-day ceasefire from June 12 to encourage the Taliban to support the national reconciliation process.

published on : 17th June 2018

UN, World Bank chiefs to visit Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

The World Bank may offer a grant worth $200 million to help tackle the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh.

published on : 17th June 2018

UN chief 'deeply concerned' as US cancels nuclear summit with North Korea

His comments came shortly after Trump informed Kim he was cancelling the nuclear summit, blaming "anger" and "hostility" from the North Korean regime for the collapse of the historic event. 

published on : 24th May 2018

US President Donald Trump says Antonio Guterres working hard to make United Nations great again

Antonio Guterres expressed his appreciation for the continued US engagement in the work of the United Nations.

published on : 20th May 2018

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres demands end to 'hostile acts' after Israel-Iran escalation

In the statement, Guterres also called on the Security Council to "remain actively seized of the matter and shoulder its responsibilities" under the UN Charter.

published on : 11th May 2018

UN chief "deeply concerned" by US decision to exit Iran nuclear deal

Trump made the announcement at the White House yesterday and signed a memorandum to begin reinstating economic sanctions on Iran at "the highest level".

published on : 9th May 2018

UN chief 'optimistic' over peace efforts to denuclearise Korean Peninsula 

The UN Secretary-General said after talking to South Korea's President Moon Jae-in this week that "things are on track for a meaningful negotiation and I believe it's in everyone's interest"

published on : 4th May 2018

UN chief says Iran nuclear deal must be preserved

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday opened the door to a new deal with Iran that would build on the nuclear agreement, following talks at the White House with President Donald Trump.

published on : 26th April 2018

UN mission in South ​Sudan probing sexual assault charges against Nepalese peacekeepers

The UNMISS deployed a Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Immediate Response Team (IRT) to Aweil to gather information and preserve evidence prior to the launch of an investigation by Nepal.

published on : 25th April 2018

UN urges respect for rights in Armenia after new PM Serzh Sarkisian resigns amid protests

Sarkisian, who served as president for a decade, was last week elected as prime minister with sweeping powers, triggering the protests.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Hope authorities bring Kathua rape perpetrators to justice: UN chief Antonio Guterres

UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed hope that the authorities will bring perpetrators of the brutal crime in Kathua to justice.

published on : 14th April 2018

UN Council must prevent Syria spiraling out of control: Antonio Guterres

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday voiced concern to the Security Council's five permanent members over the "impasse" on Syria.

published on : 12th April 2018
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