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UN Secretary-General António Guterres convened Heads of State and Government in New York on Wednesday to advance efforts to get countries back on course to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 2030 deadline. more
There is an exit off ‘the highway to climate hell’, UN chief Guterres insists

“It’s climate crunch time” when it comes to tackling rising carbon emissions, the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday, stressing that while the need for global action ...

Man arrested for shooting near US Embassy in Lebanon

A gunman was arrested after he opened fire close to the US embassy in Lebanon on Wednesday.

Taiwan says it detected 26 aircraft, 10 PLA vessels close to its territory

Taiwan's Defence Ministry on Wednesday said it detected 26 airctafts and 10 Chinese People's Liberation Army vessels close to its territory.

More than 500 Palestinians killed in occupied West Bank: UN rights chief

Violence in the occupied West Bank linked to the war in Gaza passed a deadly milestone with more than 500 Palestinians killed since 7 October, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights chief ...

Independent UN human rights experts voice concern about migrant labour exploitation in UK

Independent UN human rights experts have expressed concern about the protection risks faced by migrant workers in the United Kingdom (UK), including “deception, exorbitant recruitme ...

Four more hostages killed in Hamas captivity, confirms Israel Defense Forces

The Israel Defense Forces on Monday (June 3, 2024) announced four more people, who were taken as hostages by the Hamas group during the October 7 attack, have died.

South Korea planning to blare K-pops at North Korea following recent launch of trash balloons

No missiles were shot but North Korea targeted South Korea for the past several weeks by sending trash-filled balloons, creating fresh tension between the neighbours.

Claudia Sheinbaum becomes Mexico's first elected female president

Mexico created history when Claudia Sheinbaum was elected as the first woman president of the country following a landslide victory in the polls.

Rupert Murdoch,93, ties nuptial knot for fifth time with retired Russian biologist Elena Zhukova

Media baron Rupert Murdoch has once again said 'I do' as he got married for the fifth time at his Californian vineyard recently.