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Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

Greece's new conservative leader on Thursday called for the European Union to commit more money to support Turkey to stem the rising flow of migrants.

Humanity must rescue oceans to rescue itself, UN warns

Humanity must rescue oceans to rescue itself, UN warns

Two days after a climate summit failed to deliver game-changing pledges to slash carbon emissions, the United Nations warned Wednesday that global warming is devastating oceans ...

Trump eyes 'magnificent' post-Brexit trade deal with Britain

Trump eyes 'magnificent' post-Brexit trade deal with Britain

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wanted to strike a ‘magnificent trade deal’ with Britain, which has been pitched into crisis over its planned exit from the European Union.

Five-year period ending 2019 set to be hottest on record: UN

Five-year period ending 2019 set to be hottest on record: UN

A damning new UN report published Sunday said the world is falling badly behind in the race to avert climate disaster as a result of runaway warming, with the five-year period ending 2019 set to be the hottest ever.

Philippines halts aid talks with backers of UN rights probe into drug war

Philippines halts aid talks with backers of UN rights probe into drug war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has ordered the suspension of all loan and grant talks with foreign governments that backed a United Nations resolution to review human rights abuses ...

'Millions' protest in youth-led global climate strike

'Millions' protest in youth-led global climate strike

Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was ‘only the beginning,’ ahead of a UN youth summit she will participate in Saturday.

UN chief vows continued support for DR Congo army

UN chief vows continued support for DR Congo army

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Sunday vowed continued support for the Democratic Republic of Congo, grappling with the double scourge of militia violence and an Ebola epidemic.

UN chief expresses solidarity with Ebola-hit DR Congo

UN chief expresses solidarity with Ebola-hit DR Congo

UN chief Antonio Guterres started a three-day tour of the Democratic Republic of Congo Saturday, expressing ‘solidarity’ with a region ravaged by violence and an Ebola epidemic.

UN committee faults Nepal in child labour, abuse case

UN committee faults Nepal in child labour, abuse case

A UN committee has ordered Nepal to compensate a man blocked from seeking justice after suffering years of forced labour, as well as alleged torture in custody as a child.

At least 11 civilians killed in operation by Afghan forces: UN

At least 11 civilians killed in operation by Afghan forces: UN

The United Nations on Wednesday said it was ‘gravely concerned’ by reports of an operation by pro-government forces in Afghanistan's south-eastern Paktia province that killed at least 11 civilians.

Clashes resume in Yemen's Aden as UN calls for dialogue

Clashes resume in Yemen's Aden as UN calls for dialogue

Fierce clashes resumed on Saturday in Yemen's southern port of Aden between nominally allied forces that have turned on each other, exposing rifts in a pro-government military coalition ...

Qatar informs UN about ICJ decision to reject UAE's request

Qatar informs UN about ICJ decision to reject UAE's request

Qatar has informed the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary-General of the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on 14 June 2019 to reject the UAE's request for interim measures ...