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Climate change: "My generation is responsible", António Guterres
The Global Conversation speaks to UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
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Ocean Rebellion activists protest to mark the opening of a long-delayed UN Oceans Summit in Lisbon.
Doctored headline wrongly says 500m refugees about to arrive in Europe
A fake headline attributed to the New York Post has been circulating on social media claiming that 500 million refugees from Africa will soon be arriving in Europe.
UN finds Finland violated political rights of indigenous Sámi people
The UN's Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has been looking into the sensitive issue about who is eligible to be included on the Sámi electoral roll.
Guterres warns humanity is in the 'danger zone' due to climate change
Antonio Guterres speaks at the Austrian World Summit about the very real consequences of the climate crisis.
Russia's UN envoy walks out after Moscow blamed for food crisis
"Maybe it's easier not to listen to the truth," the ambassador was told as he walked out of the meeting amid strong criticism of Russia's war in Ukraine.
Russian army rape claims orchestrated by Western spin, says Nebenzya
"These allegations fit in nicely in a depiction of Russian soldiers as beasts and brute barbarians, orchestrated by Western spin doctors - exactly like the Goebbels henchmen did at the close of WWII," said Nebenzya.
Turkey asks UN to refer to it as 'Türkiye'
Turkey sent a letter to the UN formally requesting the country be referred to as 'Türkiye', in a bid to avoid associations with the bird.
‘Don’t work for climate wreckers’, UN chief tells class of 2022
António Guterres had some rousing words for Seton Hall graduates, as he accepted an honorary degree himself.
‘Open ports, if you have any heart’, UN food chief appeals to Putin
UN Secretary-General António Guterres warns that the war could lead to famines if Ukraine’s grain exports are not restored.
Over 1 million Ukrainians deported to Russia — Ukraine rights official
Ukraine's human rights commissioner Lyudmila Denisova said around 1,185,000 Ukrainians have been forcibly removed to Russia while the US said they had "indications that Ukrainians are being taken against their will into Russia."
Germany withdraws UN court case against Italy over war reparations
Germany withdrew the case "following recent judicial developments in Italy and discussions between the representatives of the two Parties."
Nearly 200 million people suffered from acute food insecurity in 2021
Nearly 200 million people suffered from acute food insecurity in 2021, and the war in Ukraine could make the situation worse
Civilians in Mariupol steel mill 'begging to get saved'
The situation inside the vast Soviet-era Avozstal steel plant has grown more extreme after Russia dropped a series of so-called “bunker buster” bombs and unguided munitions.
UN key players urge accountability for Russian atrocities in Ukraine
The meeting brought together prosecutors and human rights lawyers, and was convened by Albania and France.
Ukraine faces 'extremely difficult weeks', defence minister says
Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov called for "resilience and unity" as the Russian army's build-up of forces for a major offensive in the east was deemed complete.
Liechtenstein takes on the world's most powerful countries at the UN
The European micro-state wants to see more accountability from USA, Russia, China, France and Britain.
Russian troops 'killed entire families', Zelenskyy tells UN
Speaking for the first time to the United Nations' highest body charged with ensuring international peace and security, President Zelenskyy laid out some of the evidence of Russian atrocities in Bucha.
Cost of keeping global heating to 1.5°C is far less than you'd guess
The cost of curbing CO2 will just be a few per cent of global GDP by 2050 - and that's without accounting for avoided disasters.
UN panel to release report on efforts to curb climate change
A United Nations-backed panel is due to release a highly anticipated new report on the world's efforts to curb global warming.
UN figure of four million Ukraine refugees exceeds worst-case estimate
Ukrainians who have fled abroad from Russia's war on their country see nothing from this week's peace talks to give them confidence it may be safe to return.
'Open the gates of hell': UN wants trapped people freed from Mariupol
"It's very hellish over there, and I think the gates of hell have to open so people can come out."
Everyone will be warned of dangerous floods and storms within 5 years
A third of the world is still not covered by live-saving alerts - something the UN and WMO are determined to fix.
Wildfires are starting all over the world. What's the solution?
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UN denies banning staff from using 'war' and 'invasion' over Ukraine
Multiple UN spokespeople have denied the reports published in the Irish Times.
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