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Gridlock and K-pop: Five things to know about the UN General Assembly

About 130 world leaders are gathering at the United Nations this week for the annual high-level debate to address pressing global issues ...

published on : 24th September 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres hails famine prevention mechanism

The mechanism has the support of global technology companies, including Microsoft, Google and Amazon Web Services.

published on : 24th September 2018

Donald Trump to focus on protecting US sovereignty, drug abuse in UN Speeches

Trump will participate in a number of UN General Assembly (UNGA) events and bilateral meetings from September 24-27.

published on : 21st September 2018

UN chief urges Myanmar government to free Reuters journalists

Reuters reporters Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were convicted on September 3 under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act in a case that was seen as a test of democratic freedoms in Myanmar.

published on : 21st September 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres looks forward to progress on denuclearising Korean Peninsula

Kim Jong-un on Wednesday pledged to denuclearise North Korea by the end of Donald Trump's first term in 2021, officials in South Korea said.

published on : 7th September 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres welcomes Supreme Court decision to decriminalise gay sex with hashtag LoveWins

The top court decriminalised part of the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises consensual gay sex, saying it was irrational, indefensible and manifestly arbitrary.

published on : 7th September 2018

Conditions still not suitable for safe return of Rohingya: UN chief

The Secretary-General was briefing the Security Council on the situation in Myanmar, where 12 months ago a military operation in northern Rakhine state sparked an exodus of desperate Rohingya refugees

published on : 29th August 2018

Rohingya situation one of worst human rights crises, says Antonio Guterres

Guterres said, nothing can ever justify the disproportionate use of force against civilians and the horrendous violation of human rights violations by the security forces.

published on : 29th August 2018

Satya S Tripathi appointed UN Assistant Secretary-General; will head NY environment office

Satya S. Tripathi has commerce and law bachelors degrees and a masters in law from Berhampur University in Odisha.

published on : 28th August 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres saddened over destruction caused by Kerala flood

Kerala is witnessing the worst flooding in 100 years. About 80 dams have overflowed and more than 300 lives have been lost.

published on : 18th August 2018

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres proposes options to protect Palestinians

Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, including its Hamas rulers, have fought three wars since 2008.

published on : 18th August 2018

North Korea slams UN chief Antonio Guterres over call for nuclear disarming

In a statement, North Korea said was "astonished" to hear Guterres' remarks "at a time when the world supports and welcomes the historic DPRK-US summit and the joint statement in Singapore."

published on : 11th August 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for efforts to end human trafficking

On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, which falls on July 30, Guterres said that human trafficking knows no borders.

published on : 31st July 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres condemns suicide attack near Quetta polling station

Pakistan has witnessed violence across the country in the run-up to the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections held yesterday.

published on : 26th July 2018

UN chief urges Israel, Palestinians to avoid 'devastating conflict'

Diplomats at the UN said there had not yet been a call for an urgent Security Council meeting to find ways to lower tensions.

published on : 22nd July 2018
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