Geopolitics
New York: The United Nations paid tribute to the men and women serving under its flag in some of the most dangerous places in the world during a ceremony in New York on Thursday to mark the International Day of UN Peacekeepers. more
Dialogue and cooperation needed over ‘interlinked global crises’ UN chief says in Austria

New York: The world is facing “multiple and interlinked global crises,” the UN chief told journalists in Austria on Wednesday during a joint press conference with Chancellor K ...

Guterres welcomes new acting chief of UN projects services

New York: The UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) welcomed on Monday, Secretary-General António Guterres' appointment of Jens Wandel as its ad interim chief.

Ukraine: UN chief condemns school attack; welcomes new evacuees from Mariupol

Secretary-General António Guterres said on Sunday that he was appalled by an attack on a school in Bilohorivka, eastern Ukraine, where many people were sheltering from the ongoing ...

Russia agrees ‘in principle’ to UN and Red Cross involvement in evacuations from Mariupol

New York: Russia has agreed “in principle” to UN involvement in the evacuation of citizens from the last remaining holdout in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, following a meeti ...

UN chief appeals: ‘Forge a path to safety’ during a 4-day Holy Week humanitarian truce

New York: This year, Orthodox Holy Week is being observed under a “cloud of a war” that totally negates the Easter message of unity, the UN chief said on Tuesday, calling for ...

Guterres unveils first recommendations of UN crisis group, set up in wake of Ukraine invasion

New York: António Guterres released the initial recommendations of his Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy and Finance (GCRG) on Tuesday, set up in response to the hunger ...

Ukraine: Secretary-General calls for probe into Bucha killings

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday called for an independent investigation into the killing of civilians in the Ukrainian town of Bucha, a suburb of the capi ...

Ukraine invasion: Guterres appeals for ‘immediate humanitarian ceasefire’

New York: The UN Secretary-General appealed for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Ukraine on Monday, so that “serious political negotiations” can advance towards a peace ...

Protection of civilians must be priority number one: Antonio Guterres on Ukraine crisis

New York: United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Friday said protecting civilians in Ukraine should be the priority of the world.