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New York: The war in Ukraine has had very significant implications for global food insecurity, the top UN humanitarian official told the Security Council on Friday, underscoring the critical need to extend landmark agreements to export grain and fertilizer from the region. more
International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin over alleged Ukraine war crimes

The Hague: The Pre-Trial Chamber of the UN-backed International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for President Vladimir Putin of Russia on Friday, in connection with alleged ...

ICC issues arrest warrant against Vladimir Putin over war crime allegations

The Hague: The  International Criminal Court on Friday issued arrest warrants against Russian President Vladimir Putin for the war crime accusation of unlawfully deporting Ukrainian ...

Russia’s energy grid attacks, torture in Ukraine, could be crimes against humanity: UN rights probe

New York: Russian forces in Ukraine faced fresh accusations of war crimes on Thursday as UN-appointed independent human rights investigators released the latest findings of their ongoing ...

UN stresses ‘full commitment’ to Ukraine grain deal as Russia offers 60-day extension

New York: The UN chief on Monday confirmed the UN would “do everything possible to preserve the integrity” of the Black Sea Grain Initiative – the deal agreed between Uk ...

Ukraine: UN aid trucks reach frontline town of Chasiv Yar

New York: A three-truck convoy of aid from UN agencies reached the Ukrainian town of Chasiv Yar on Friday, close to the most intense battle of the war on the eastern front, for the shatte ...

Ukraine: IAEA chief slams ‘complacency’ over stricken Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant

New York: Amid the biggest reported missile attack on Ukraine in weeks, the UN’s atomic energy agency, IAEA, said on Thursday that Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant had to switch to ...

In Ukraine, Guterres pledges to keep seeking ‘solutions and a just peace’

New York: Speaking in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv on Wednesday, the Secretary-General assured President Volodymyr Zelenskyy that the United Nations “will continue to seek solutions ...

France: Thousands march in Paris in protest against sending arms to Ukraine

Paris: Thousands of people unhappy about French arms deliveries to Ukraine marched through Paris, in what is the second pacifist rally held in the French capital in two weeks.

Ukraine: General Assembly resumes emergency special session, taking up new text to end war

New York: On the eve of the one-year mark of the ongoing war in Ukraine, the UN General Assembly resumed its eleventh emergency special session on Wednesday to consider a new draft resolu ...