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New York: Referring to a world in a state of turbulence, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda on Wednesday called for multilateral cooperation and efforts to address intersecting crises, including climate change, food price inflation, conflict and migration. more
Ethiopia: Civilians again mired in intractable and deadly war, Human Rights Council hears

New York: Ethiopia’s people are once again “mired…in the intractable and deadly consequences” of conflict between Government troops and forces loyal to Tigrayan s ...

Cambodia: UN-backed tribunal ends with conviction upheld for last living Khmer Rouge leader

The final Khmer Rouge leader to be prosecuted under a UN-backed special tribunal in Cambodia, has had his 2018 conviction upheld for genocide and crimes against humanity, committed during ...

Redouble efforts to end ‘senseless’ war in Ukraine, UN chief tells Foreign Ministers

New York: With the war in Ukraine showing no signs of letting up, countries must increase efforts to prevent further escalation and end the fighting, UN Secretary-General António G ...

Least developed countries impacted by ‘range of interlinked crises’ – Assembly President

New York: The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ukraine war and rising costs are ‘severely and disproportionately affecting’ Least Developed Countries (LDCs), the Preside ...

Sahel security crisis ‘poses a global threat’, Guterres warns

Rising insecurity, including the proliferation of terrorist and other non-State armed groups, coupled with political instability, is creating a crisis in the Sahel that poses a “glo ...

Iran: Mahsa Amini's father accuses authorities lied about her death

Tehran: The father of Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, h ...

Danish Queen Margrethe II tests COVID-19 positive

The Queen of Denmark has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second consecutive time this year.

DR Congo President denounces ‘aggression’ by Rwanda, calls on UN to support African-led mediation

New York: The major challenges facing humanity “complex and interlocking,” Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR ...

Central African Republic President calls for protecting the environment

New York: The current session of the UN General Assembly provides a “solemn opportunity” to consider common challenges that are of serious concern to the future of humanity, P ...