Tag: United Nations
US says result an 'embarrassment' for UN, but Maduro's government hails it as 'historic victory'.
Deal between govt and indigenous leaders ends unrest, curfew in capital.
Poverty has jumped from 47% in 2014 to a projected 75% by the end of this year.
President Moreno has declared a state of emergency after protests eruption.
Group’s human rights spokeswoman insists use of firearms only acceptable as a ‘last resort’.
Refused refugee status, parents and daughters have been held at detention facility.
Myanmar government also seems unaffected by international criticism, says Mahathir, and he recalls similar lack of action when Pol Pot's regime killed millions.
The prime minister says the veto power of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council should not last forever.
Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang believes 'US should meet China at halfway'.
US president also monitoring how China handles crisis in Hong Kong.
United Nations warns children and babies born to mothers exposed to pollution during pregnancy are vulnerable to lifelong physical and cognitive damage.
Trump may meet Iran's Hassan Rouhani at the UN Summit.
The Huthis are fighting against a Saudi-led coalition in a five-year war.
Maternal deaths nearly 50 times higher for women in sub-Saharan Africa, data shows.
The move comes amid stalled talks between the United States and North Korea aimed at dismantling Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes.
Greta Thunberg, leader of the Fridays for Future movement, is urging people to join her campaign when world leaders gather in New York next month.
Even under optimistic scenarios in which warming is capped at two degrees Celsius, the Earth will likely see more than a 100-fold increase in damage.
North Korea's official news agency describes the weapon as a 'super-large multiple rocket launcher.'
The panel of independent investigators, set up by the UN Human Rights Council in 2017, accused Myanmar's government of failing to hold anyone accountable.
A UN panel accuses Shavendra Silva's army division of suspected extrajudicial executions of unarmed rebels in the final week of Sri Lanka's 26-year-long war.
30 kids selected and trained by the World Food Programme for its 'Storytellers' project share their experiences living in the world's largest refugee camp.
Spanish actor Javier Bardem, a keen environmental activist, calls on countries to agree to a treaty that would protect at least 30% of the world's oceans by 2030.
Indonesia reportedly has one of the worst records for under-age marriage – its high number of child brides puts it among the top 10 countries worldwide.
Previous attempts at persuading Rohingya to return to Rakhine have failed due to opposition from refugees.