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UN kicks off major climate change effort

UN kicks off major climate change effort

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has kicked off a major United Nations push for progress on what he calls the defining issue of our time: climate change.

UN launches software to track foreign terrorist fighters

UN launches software to track foreign terrorist fighters

The United Nations has launched a software solution aimed at catching foreign terrorist fighters as they cross international borders.

More than 150,000 displaced in northwest Syria in one week: UN

More than 150,000 displaced in northwest Syria in one week: UN

An escalation in attacks on northwest Syria has displaced more than 150,000 people in the past week, the UN said on Tuesday, as the regime and Russia stepped up bombardment.

UN launches first food aid flights in wake of Cyclone Kenneth

UN launches first food aid flights in wake of Cyclone Kenneth

The first helicopter took off on Tuesday to deliver emergency food aid to Mozambique's northern coast since Cyclone Kenneth struck the region last week, the World Food Programme (WFP) said.

At least 264 dead in battle for Libya capital: WHO

At least 264 dead in battle for Libya capital: WHO

At least 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded, including civilians, in an offensive by military strongman Khalifa Haftar to seize Libya's capital Tripoli, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which its very survival depends.

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

The UN's Libya envoy warned Thursday of ‘a widening conflagration’ in the North African country, saying international divisions had encouraged strongman Khalifa Haftar to launch his assault on Tripoli.

Enforce UN arms embargo on Libya, says Qatar

Enforce UN arms embargo on Libya, says Qatar

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has called for the strict enforcement of the UN arms embargo on both sides of the conflict in Libya.

UN Security Council considers demanding Libya ceasefire

UN Security Council considers demanding Libya ceasefire

The UN Security Council is considering a British-drafted resolution that would demand a ceasefire in Libya and call on all countries with influence over the warring parties to ensure compliance.

UN warns against bombing civilians as toll in Tripoli hits 121

UN warns against bombing civilians as toll in Tripoli hits 121

The United Nations on Sunday warned warring factions in Libya against attacking civilian areas, more than a week after a warlord started a major offensive to capture the capital Tripoli ...

Eastern Libyan forces conduct air strikes on Tripoli as UN fails to reach truce

Eastern Libyan forces conduct air strikes on Tripoli as UN fails to reach truce

Eastern Libyan forces carried out air strikes on the southern part of Tripoli on Sunday and made progress towards the city centre, residents said, escalating an operation to take the capital ...

Qatar's mission to UN holds high-level session on autism awareness

Qatar's mission to UN holds high-level session on autism awareness

The Permanent Mission of Qatar to the United Nations, together with the Mission of Bangladesh and the US 'Autism Speaks' Association, held a high-level session on the occasion of the World Autism Awareness Day.