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Emergency declared in Maldives

Prez Adudullah Yameen’s move gives sweeping powers to security forces.

06 Feb 2018 1:30 AM

UN says rape, violence against women in India, Pak heartbreaking

In India, an eight-month-old baby girl was raped last week by her 28-year-old cousin in New Delhi.

02 Feb 2018 5:19 PM

No mediation on Kashmir issue unless both India, Pak agree: UN chief

UN Secretary-General's spokesman said 'The Secretary-General would encourage both sides to address any outstanding issues through dialogue.'

23 Jan 2018 4:31 PM

China, India committed to climate action when ‘others are failing’: UN chief

Guterres said UN has ‘very solid commitment’ for climate action, and African nations were the biggest victims of changing weather patterns.

13 Jan 2018 7:40 PM

UN’s 2018 budget cut ‘historically’ by USD 286mn; US claims credit

The General Assembly on Sunday approved the regular budget of USD 5.397 billion for 2018-2019, the UN said in a statement on Tuesday.

27 Dec 2017 10:56 AM


Kailash Satyarthi pushes UN for high-level meeting on child labour

Satyarthi said there is an urgent need to put an end to ‘the scourge of child labour and forced labour.’

18 Dec 2017 2:41 PM

Important to avoid miscalculations with N Korea: UN chief

Guterres, who met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, said the UN's objective is to avoid a conflict.

15 Dec 2017 12:30 PM

Don’t sleepwalk into war with North: UN chief

The secretary-general’s trip comes after Jeffrey Feltman, the UN’s political affairs chief, visited North Korea earlier this month.

15 Dec 2017 1:07 AM

UN chief warns world against ‘sleepwalking into war’ with N Korea

The UN Security Council has imposed three rounds of sanctions over the past year against North Korea.

14 Dec 2017 1:45 PM

UN chief to work with Trump administration despite UNESCO pullout

US quit UNESCO accusing the body of 'anti-Israel' bias after it designated in July the old city of Hebron as a Palestinian heritage site. 

13 Oct 2017 8:23 AM


Naxalites, separatists use children to fight in C'garh, J&K: UN report

Government reports confirmed the military use of four schools by security forces in that region for several weeks, the report said.

07 Oct 2017 4:43 PM

19 dead in Rohingya boat sinking as UN chief tells Myanmar to end 'nightmare'

The billowing humanitarian crisis prompted the UN Security Council to hold its first meeting on Myanmar in eight years.

29 Sep 2017 12:45 PM

Another Trump shocker

Trump was expected to outline a vision for peace within the binding constraints of our times.

21 Sep 2017 12:29 AM

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu blasts UN over Iran

Israeli PM says Tehran manufacturing missiles as Guterres arrives.

29 Aug 2017 4:49 AM

UN chief urges Maldives to lift blockade of parliament

Guterres voiced concern over 'gradual erosion of basic democratic norms and principles' in the country and has urged a dialogue.

28 Jul 2017 12:55 PM


Qatar seeks UN help to resolve Gulf crisis, accuses Arab states of 'stubbornness'

Qatar has dismissed the demands as a violation of its sovereignty and has received significant support from its ally Turkey.

28 Jul 2017 8:25 AM

Don't blame Syria for chemical attack without visiting: Russia to US

The attack sparked outrage around the world as photos and video of the aftermath were widely broadcast.

27 Jul 2017 10:59 AM

UN chief Guterres condemns deadly attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Guterres also condemned the terrorist attack in Lahore, calling for those responsible to be brought to justice.

25 Jul 2017 10:18 AM

Venezuelan opposition to hold symbolic vote on constituent assembly

Maduro is deeply unpopular with 80 percent of Venezuelans criticizing his rein, according to the Datanalisis survey firm.

16 Jul 2017 8:28 AM

UN condemns N Korea's missile launch, calls it dangerous escalation of situation

The Security Council is expected to meet on Wednesday for an emergency closed-door meeting after North Korea's missile launch.

05 Jul 2017 8:35 AM