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UN: Climate Change To Uproot Millions, Especially In Asia

According to the recently released IPCC report, 143 million people are likely to be uprooted over the next 30 years due to increasing temperatures, droughts and rising seas

02 March 2022

UN: At Least 64 Civilians Killed In Ukraine

The United Nations confirmed at least 240 civilian casualties, including at least 64 people killed, in the fighting in Ukraine that erupted since Russia's invasion on Thursday.


Countries Speak Out At The UN: Ukraine, You're Not Alone

Diplomats from dozens of countries took the floor at the United Nations to deplore Russia's actions toward Ukraine and make eleventh hour pleas for diplomacy as fears of a new war in Europe grew.


Extreme Climatic Events May Cause Anxiety, Depression: IPCC Report

The report warns that a wide range of climatic events and conditions will impact mental health

01 March 2022

In Potential Prelude To War, Kremlin Says Rebels Want Help

Kremlin said rebels in eastern Ukraine asked Russia for military assistance to help fend off Ukrainian aggression, an announcement that immediately fuelled fears that Moscow was offering up a pretext for war.


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 UN: Yemen War Escalating, 8 Million Likely To Lose Aid In March

UN special envoy Hans Grundberg and UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said the past month brought a multiplication of combat zones and the end of January saw nearly two-thirds of major U.N. aid programs being scaled...

16 February 2022

US Allies To Cut Off Selected Russian Banks From SWIFT

UN along with its key allies and partners decided to disconnect key sanctioned Russian banks from the SWIFT financial system and impose restrictive measures on Russia's central bank.

27 February 2022

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UN To Finalise Science Report On How Warming Hits Home Hard

The report which is expected to conclude by the end of February will explain how climate change is affecting humans and the planet

14 February 2022

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08 February 2022
 US And Russia Clash Over Use And Impact Of United Nations' Sanctions

 US And Russia Clash Over Use And Impact Of United Nations' Sanctions

Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador Dmitry Polyansky, who chaired the meeting, said many sanctions regimes interfere with plans for state-building and economic...


08 February 2022
'Terrorist Groups' Enjoy Freedom In Afghanistan:  UN Experts

'Terrorist Groups' Enjoy Freedom In Afghanistan:  UN Experts

According to the report published by the U.N. Security Council's panel of experts monitoring sanctions against al-Qaida and the Islamic State, extremists...


06 February 2022
North Korea Developing Ability To Manufacture Nuclear Device Components: UN Experts

North Korea Developing Ability To Manufacture Nuclear Device Components: UN Experts

UN experts said that North Korea continues to seek material, technology and programmes overseas for know-how for manufacturing nuclear device components,...


02 February 2022
Taliban Reopens Universities For Afghan Women In 2 Provinces

Taliban Reopens Universities For Afghan Women In 2 Provinces

The Taliban-run culture and information ministry said Wednesday that public universities in the provinces of Nangarhar and Kandahar were now open for women


02 February 2022
US Asks For UN Meeting Over North Korea's Recent Missile Tests

US Asks For UN Meeting Over North Korea's Recent Missile Tests

White House officials said they saw the latest missile test in North Korea as part of an escalating series of provocations over the last several months.


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25 January 2022
UN Experts To Analyse The Environmental Impact Of The Massive Oil Spill in Peru

UN Experts To Analyse The Environmental Impact Of The Massive Oil Spill in Peru

Following the crude oil spill at a refinery near Lima, UN experts are evaluating and proposing immediate steps to curb its environmental impact


21 January 2022
World Worse Now Due To Covid, Climate, Conflict: UN Chief Antonio Guterres

World Worse Now Due To Covid, Climate, Conflict: UN Chief Antonio Guterres

UN Chief Antonio Guterres blames the pandemic, climate change and worldwide incidents of conflict for making the world worse than what it was five years back.


18 January 2022
 UN: Afghan Quake Death Toll Reaches 26, Including Children

 UN: Afghan Quake Death Toll Reaches 26, Including Children

The US Geological Survey on Monday registered a magnitude 5.3 quake at 2 pm and a second, magnitude 4.9 at 4 pm local time. They struck 41 km (25 miles) east...


29 December 2021
Indonesia Turns Away Boat Containing 120 Rohingya Refugees Amid Humanitarian Crisis

Indonesia Turns Away Boat Containing 120 Rohingya Refugees Amid Humanitarian Crisis

Despite pleas made by the UNHCR, Indonesia moves to turn away a boat containing Rohingya refugees amid heightening humanitarian crisis.


23 December 2021
UN Experts Ask India Again To Release Kashmir's Human Rights Activist Khurram Parvez

UN Experts Ask India Again To Release Kashmir's Human Rights Activist Khurram Parvez

The United Nations experts have sought the release of Kashmir's human rights activist Khurram Parvez and asked the government to ensure his rights to liberty...


19 December 2021
India-Central Asia Dialogue: Countries Pitch For Immediate Humanitarian Assistance To Afghans

India-Central Asia Dialogue: Countries Pitch For Immediate Humanitarian Assistance To Afghans

The foreign ministers of the participating countries resolved to support Afghanistan while reiterating the importance of UNSC Resolution 2593 (2021) which says...


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15 December 2021
Iran All Set To Allow Reinstallation Of UN Cameras At Nuclear Site: Reports

Iran All Set To Allow Reinstallation Of UN Cameras At Nuclear Site: Reports

Since a sabotage attack that damaged the Karaj nuclear site in June, Iran had refused The United Nation's nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency...


14 December 2021
UNICEF Urges South Asian Schools To Reopen As Education Witnesses Increased Digital Divide

UNICEF Urges South Asian Schools To Reopen As Education Witnesses Increased Digital Divide

UNICEF has urged South Asian countries to open schools as interruptions in education are said to have dire consequences in these countries. Here's a look at...


10 December 2021
16-Day Long UN Campaign To End Violence Against Women Concludes On Human Rights Day

16-Day Long UN Campaign To End Violence Against Women Concludes On Human Rights Day

A UN campaign, 'Orange the world: End violence against women', ended on International Human Rights Day. The campaign, a part of the UN's multi-year programme,...


10 December 2021
UN Chief Antonio Guterres: Climate Change Aggravates Conflict And Terrorism

UN Chief Antonio Guterres: Climate Change Aggravates Conflict And Terrorism

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a U.N. Security Council meeting that hindrance in the government's ability to provide public services due to...


10 December 2021
UN Political Chief Urges Taliban To Be Inclusive On Three-Day Visit To Afghanistan

UN Political Chief Urges Taliban To Be Inclusive On Three-Day Visit To Afghanistan

'The progress that was made in this area must not be erased.', said The United Nations' Political Chief Rosemary DeCarlo in a statement while expressing...


04 December 2021
Hyderpora Encounter: Arrest Of Khurram Parvez Brings Focus Back On Human Rights In Kashmir

Hyderpora Encounter: Arrest Of Khurram Parvez Brings Focus Back On Human Rights In Kashmir

Alleging abuse of anti-terror laws, the United Nations and international human rights bodies seek release of rights activist Khurram Parvez and inquiry into...


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