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South Korea is an example world should follow on COVID-19 fight: UN

UN Secretary-General Guterres said recovery from the pandemic needs to go hand-in-hand with climate action, just as South Korea is doing now

01 May 2020 8:49 AM

Greta Thunberg donates $100,000 prize money to support children affected by pandemic

The 17-year old activist opined that the coronavirus pandemic is also a child rights issue like the climate crisis

30 Apr 2020 12:42 PM

Covid-19 disruptions may lead to 7 million unintended pregnancies: UN

Around 450 million women across 114 low and middle-income countries use contraceptives.

29 Apr 2020 11:55 AM

Violating fundamental rights in the name of Covid would lead to a human rights disaster: UN

Police and other security forces using excessive force to make people abide by lockdowns are reported worldwide

27 Apr 2020 4:45 PM

UN chief urges Africa to take urgent steps to stem coronavirus growth

Guterres said the UN and African countries are working together in fight against the pandemic.

16 Apr 2020 12:02 PM

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Over 180 deaths, 3 deaths across United Nations system worldwide

However, the spokesman did not provide further details or a country-wise break-up of the cases.

14 Apr 2020 12:47 PM

Covid-19 is this century’s global inflection point

In the post-Covid-19 world the institutions of global governance would have to be revisited and remodelled

31 Mar 2020 11:56 AM

Post ICJ hearing, Myanmar has 'softened' stance, says Bangladesh Foreign Minister

Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation deal two years ago, but virtually no refugees have been returned to date.

16 Dec 2019 1:48 PM

UN launches humanitarian appeal for nearly USD 29 billion

UN launches USD 29 bn emergency funding appeal.

04 Dec 2019 3:38 PM

'Terror-crime nexus an existential global threat,' says Syed Akbaruddin

Akbaruddin highlighted nefarious activities of terror outfits designated by world body including Islamic State, LeT and JeM.

20 Nov 2019 10:02 AM

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Leaked govt files show how China organised mass detention of Uighurs, Muslims

Beijing denies any mistreatment of the Uighurs or others in Xinjiang.

18 Nov 2019 12:19 PM

Full and fancy life of a Fijian who found his roots in Delhi

Films were a passion in his life from his very young days and it is a passion that still continues.

15 Nov 2019 1:59 AM

Garbage dropped by China, India into sea 'floats into Los Angeles': Trump

Terming climate change as 'complex issue', Trump said he considers himself to be, 'in many ways, an environmentalist, believe it or not'.

13 Nov 2019 3:36 PM

Rockets rain from Gaza as Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

As the rocket fire and Israeli air-strikes continued into the night, Gaza medical officials said 10 Palestinians had been killed.

13 Nov 2019 10:02 AM

Donald Trump's climate stand 'so extreme', it's waking people up: Thunberg

'He’s so extreme and he says so extreme things, so I think people wake up by that in a way,' the 16-year-old said.

13 Nov 2019 8:38 AM

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'Uranium particles' detected at undeclared site in Iran: UN's nuclear watchdog

Report from the watchdog says it detected natural uranium particles of anthropogenic origin at a location in Iran not declared to agency.

12 Nov 2019 9:04 AM

Uber chief terms Jamal Khashoggi’s murder a ‘mistake’, apologises after uproar

Khosrowshahi later said he regretted his comments, made during an interview with Axios on HBO.

12 Nov 2019 8:43 AM

US wants United Nations to take up Dalai Lama succession issue

The Dalai Lama once travelled incessantly, drawing huge Western audiences with his good-humoured lectures on compassion and happiness.

09 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

It’s high time to push UN’s democratisation

The UN now has 191 members, and Switzerland was the last to join on September 10, 2002.

06 Nov 2019 1:16 AM

India, Bangladesh, Japan, China most vulnerable to rising sea levels, says UN Chief

Guterres said the biggest threat to sustainability today in the world is climate change.

05 Nov 2019 1:05 PM

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