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World running out of time to tackle climate crisis: U.N.
2021 should be the year of action for protecting persons against the "disastrous" effects of...

20 April, 2021

France increases Mali aid after scathing UN report
France on Tuesday announced a rise in aid to Mali to €6 million ($7.11m) this...

07 April, 2021

US accuses China of 'state-led' community media campaign against firms over Xinjiang
The United States on Friday (Mar 26) condemned what it called a "state-led" social media...

27 March, 2021

UN concerned above UK’s asylum and migration overhaul
The UN said it would examine British plans to overhaul its system for handling migrants...

26 March, 2021

UN chief calls to fight violence against women
UN Secretary-Basic Antonio Guterres called on Mon (Mar 15) to fight violence against women, in...

16 March, 2021

UN chief calls for $3.85 billion to answer Yemen's crisis
The head of the UN on Mon called for $3.85 billion for Yemen in response...

02 March, 2021

Myanmar's UN ambassador appeals to world body to use it to get rid of military coup
Myanmar's UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun, speaking for the country's elected civilian government ousted in...

27 February, 2021

Britain to task China at UN more than access to Xinjiang
Britain will on Monday (Feb 22) call for the United Nations to be given "urgent...

22 February, 2021

UN urges global COVID-19 vaccine plan, warns of dangerous inequity
The US on Wednesday (Feb 17) led demands a coordinated global effort to vaccinate against...

18 February, 2021

Myanmar protesters block arrests as UN needs Aung San Suu Kyi's release
Opposition to Myanmar's new army regime intensified on Saturday (Feb 13) due to spontaneous neighbourhood...

13 February, 2021

UN rights forum to hold a special program on Myanmar crisis
The UN People Rights Council will hold a particular session on Fri (Feb 12)  to...

09 February, 2021

G-20 summit opens as leaders urge united response to virus
The Band of 20 summit opened on Saturday with appeals by the world's most effective...

22 November, 2020

Antonio Guterres urges G20 to fund Covid vaccine rollout found in poor countries
UN chief Antonio Guterres has joined up with leaders from Africa, Europe and beyond to...

21 November, 2020

UN says Libya election in 2021 to ‘unify’ country
Libyan voters will go directly to the polls on 24 December 2021 to elect a...

15 November, 2020

UN expert airs human rights concerns before Myanmar vote
An unbiased human rights expert dealing with the US is contacting Myanmar's government and military...

03 November, 2020

Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': U.N. chief
World powers must pull together and retool their economies for a green future or humanity...

09 September, 2020

Calls for UN probe on China’s forced contraceptive on muslim women
Politicians all over the world have needed a US probe into a Chinese government birth...

01 July, 2020

Seven nations vying for five UN Security Council seats
The UN General Assembly on Wednesday will elect five new members of the Security Council...

18 June, 2020

'Major' mental health crisis looming from pandemic: U.N.
The coronavirus outbreak risks sparking a significant global mental health crisis, the United Nations warned...

16 May, 2020

UN chief warns against repressive actions amid coronavirus crisis
UN Secretary-Basic Antonio Guterres said on Thursday the coronavirus could give some countries a justification...

23 April, 2020

UN chief urges immediate global ceasefire to fight COVID-19
U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres called Monday for an instantaneous ceasefire in conflicts around the...

24 March, 2020

China transparent in coronavirus response: UN envoy
China has handled the new coronavirus outbreak during a transparent and "highly responsible" way, the...

13 February, 2020

Surge in violence is derailing the Yemen peace process, warns UN envoy
An outbreak of heavy fighting in northern Yemen over the past two weeks threatens to...

29 January, 2020

Nearly half billion people lack decent jobs: U.N.
More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the U.N. said on...

21 January, 2020

China calls for easing UN sanctions on North Korea
A Chinese-Russian resolution aimed at easing international sanctions on North Korea is a "timely" step...

04 January, 2020