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Yemen: UN reduces food aid over lack of funds
Middle East

Yemen: UN reduces food aid over lack of funds

The United Nations’ food agency on Wednesday announced that it was “running out of funds” to provide much-needed assistance to people in…
UN Secretary-General thanks Egypt’s Mourad Wahba for 30 years of UN service
Egypt

UN Secretary-General thanks Egypt’s Mourad Wahba for 30 years of UN service

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his gratitude and appreciation to Egypt’s Mourad Wahba for his commitment as interim Assistant Director…
World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment
World

World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — He’s not recognized as a head of state by the country he’d be visiting. His diplomatic…
World powers set to take the stage, virtually, at UN debate
World

World powers set to take the stage, virtually, at UN debate

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN’s first virtual meeting of world leaders was set to start Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches…
Born to prevent war, UN at 75 faces deeply polarized world
World

Born to prevent war, UN at 75 faces deeply polarized world

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Born out of World War II’s devastation to save succeeding generations from the scourge of conflict,…
Security Council backs UN chief’s call for Yemen cease-fire
Middle East

Security Council backs UN chief’s call for Yemen cease-fire

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN Security Council on Friday endorsed the secretary-general’s call for the warring parties in Yemen…
Coronavirus the worst global crisis since WW II, says UN chief
World

Coronavirus the worst global crisis since WW II, says UN chief

The coronavirus pandemic is the worst global crisis since World War II, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday, expressing concern…
UN chief: Gender inequality biggest human rights challenge
World

UN chief: Gender inequality biggest human rights challenge

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Calling himself “a proud feminist,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lashed out at men who abuse power…
Choose hope or climate surrender, says UN chief
World

Choose hope or climate surrender, says UN chief

Confronted with a climate crisis threatening civilization itself, humanity must choose between hope and surrender, UN chief Antonio Guterres told…
UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change
Environment

UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change

MADRID (AP) — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly…
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