New York: The new President of the 74th session of the General Assembly brings to his role “years of United Nations experience”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, as Tijjani Muhammad-Bande banged the gavel to open his year in office. more
Attack on Saudi facilities risks dragging Yemen into ‘regional conflagration’: UN Envoy

New York: Attacks against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia over the weekend, claimed by rebel fighters in Yemen, are a sign that the war-torn country could be drawn into even greater confli ...

Guterres calls for ‘maximum restraint’ following drone assault on key Saudi oil facility

New York: The UN Secretary-General appealed on Sunday for “maximum restraint" following a wave of drone attacks claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen, against a huge Saudi Arabian ...

French experts to help Saudi Arabia investigate attacks on oil facilities

Paris, Sep 18 (Sputnik/UNI) French experts will travel to Saudi Arabia at the request of Riyadh to take part in the investigation into the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities, t ...

Oman expresses regret for attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Muscat (Xinhua/UNI) Sultanate of Oman on Monday expressed its "deep regret" that some oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were attacked.

North Korea’s leader suggests meeting with Trump in Pyongyang - Reports

Tokyo (Sputnik/UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has proposed to meet with US President Donald Trump in Pyongyang, South Korean media report.

US President Donald Trump confirms death of Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza Bin Laden in US operation

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that terror group al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza Bin Laden has been killed during an US-led operation.

UNESCO food and culture forum dishes up fresh serving of SDGs

Strengthening cultural heritage and culture-related food practices boosts social inclusion, economic development and well-being, the UN’s deputy culture chief told participants at t ...

UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace

New York, Sept14 (JEN): Just as the greatest global challenges cannot be solved by a single country, peace cannot be pursued in isolation, outgoing UN General Assembly President Mar&iacut ...

Delhi Declaration: Countries agree to make ‘land degradation neutrality’ by 2030, a national target for action

New York, Sept 14 (JEN): A major UN conference on fighting desertification agreed on Friday to make the Sustainable Development Goal target of achieving “land degradation neutrality ...