There is a growing push for relief from sanctions on Iran. But the advocates for sanctions relief are as misguided now as they were when the Iranian regime was facing a different set of crises.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says many women and girls are threatened and appeals for "peace at home" amid the pandemic.
COP26 organisers say holding an ambitious climate change conference in November is impossible due to the global impact of coronavirus.
Another 864 people died in Spain over the latest 24 hour period, health authorities say, but the rate of contagion continues to slow down.
Hundreds of lives have been lost because of the sanctions that not only mean it is often impossible to get basic medicines but that a Coronavirus app, launched by the Iranian government to assist vulnerable citizens, was recently pulled by Google from its app store.
The couple had disappeared mid-December 2018 while crossing Burkina Faso, a country heavily affected by jihadists attacks.
Livelihoods and lives may be threatened by lockdowns, quarantines and other measures to control COVID-19, says the UN's human rights commissioner.
Momentum is growing behind the idea of the circular economy, but it is still a distant ideal if European businesses don't grasp hold of the opportunity it presents.
Instead of rhetoric, “greenwashing” and abstract, long-term goals, what is needed is concrete action to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and build resilience. Now.
The UN human rights office wants safe corridors for civilians trying to flee fighting in Syria's northwest and who 'no longer have anywhere to go'.
Billions of locusts have been swarming across the Arabian peninsula and East Africa
Péter Szijjárto says the UN's budget is a "huge risk" to those countries that are most affected by migration, and the money would be better spent on fighting terrorism.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas vehemently rejected the Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan in a speech to the UN Security Council Tuesday, calling it an attempt to keep the Palestinians from having an independent state.
To mark International Women and Girls in Science Day Euronews has taken a look at six women in science and technology that are making a difference today.
Worldwide, more than two hundred million girls and women have been affected
Notwithstanding the differences, one would be excused to compare the WEF’s Annual Meeting in late January in Davos with the annual high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly in late September in New York. Both are preceded by overview reports presented by their respective CEOs.
It’s an historic mistake - potentially catastrophic - to leave the fate of the Koreas, as well as of Iran and the Middle East - indeed international peace itself - in the hands of an individual who has demonstrated seriously erratic political and psychological behaviour.
Nobel prize winner and former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has defended Myanmar's campaign against Rohingya — but a court ordered the minority to be protected.
"The information we have received suggests the possible involvement of the Crown Prince in surveillance of Mr Bezos, in an effort to influence, if not silence, The Washington Post's reporting on Saudi Arabia," the experts said in a statement.
The EU wants to be part of that process and might be ready for some sort of military mission to monitor the agreement, the bloc's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said.
2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, and they are launching a 'decade of action'.
Perhaps the most controversial aspect of the European Green Deal is a reference to the imposition of a border carbon adjustment mechanism (“BCA”) by 2021.
The new proposed bill tries to put a definitive end to the activities of an abundant number of Polish judges to uphold the rule of law. The attack against judicial independence, then, takes a further step forward.
As we enter 2020, if the openings for peace are to set Yemen on a path to stability, the EU must be at the forefront of efforts to make the next ten years the decade of delivery, not the decade of disaster. For Yemen, that will require peace.
The UN's 2019 Human Development Report reveals how income inequality has been widening for decades, while highlighting a new generation of inequalities that are opening up
At a United Nations summit in Geneva, young women spoke about child marriage, sexual slavery, indigenous rights, corruption and climate change.