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New York : Speaking at a major, high-level summit on Libya, held in the German capital Berlin on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres evoked the disastrous humanitarian situation faced by thousands of civilians, as conflict in the North African country grows deeper and more destructive. more
North Korea appoints Korean Unification Talks Chief as new Foreign Minister – Reports

Seoul/Sputnik: North Korea has appointed Ri Son Gwon, the former head of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country (CPRC), as the country’s new foreign minister, S ...

Prime Minister Medvedev announces resignation of Russian Cabinet

Moscow/Sputnik: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told President Vladimir Putin after address to the parliament on Wednesday that the government was resigning.

S Korea FM, US State Secretary Discuss N Korea, Middle East

Seoul/Sputnik: South Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has held talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the situation in the Middle East and the Korean peninsula, the ...

Global Goals top General Assembly President’s priority list

New York : The President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly on Monday set out his 2020 priorities, which aim to make the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality by t ...

Colombia: ‘Significant strides’ towards integrated peace, UN envoy tells Security Council

New York : Colombia has continued to make “significant strides in its peace process”, the top UN envoy in the country told the Security Council on Monday.

South Korea’s Moon shakes off pessimism about dialogue with Pyongyang

Seoul/Sputnik: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has expressed some hope about the prospects of dialogue with North Korea, as well as possibilities of Pyongyang resuming talks with the U ...

New El Salvador law, a victory for forced displacement victims: UN refugee agency

New York  A new law in El Salvador opens a door for tens of thousands of forced displacement victims in the country to access to life-saving humanitarian assistance and have their ba ...

UN committed to helping Haiti build better future, says Guterres, marking 10-year anniversary of devastating earthquake

New York: On 12 January 2010, a 7.0 magnitude quake struck the Haiti, devastating its capital, Port-au-Prince. About 220,00 people were reportedly killed, among them, 102 UN staff who los ...

UN chief pays tribute to ‘enduring contributions’ to regional, international diplomacy of Oman’s late Sultan Qaboos

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has extended his profound condolences to the Royal family, the Government and people of Oman on the passing of Sultan Qaboos Bin Sai ...