World

Tags:

As Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis, Russia announces start of ‘special military operation’

"President Putin, stop your troops from attacking Ukraine, give peace a chance,” Secretary-General António Guterres urged Wednesday evening at the start of an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, the body's second late night session this week.

Tags:

Ukraine crisis testing ‘entire international system’ – UN chief

The latest developments in Ukraine are testing “the entire international system”, Secretary-General António Guterres said at a media stakeout on Tuesday, adding “we must pass this test.”

Tags:

Security Council holds emergency meeting on Ukraine: Major conflict must be ‘prevented at all costs’

image1170x530cropped (3)_2_0_0.jpg
The Security Council discusses the situation in Ukraine.

Tags:

Time to ‘seriously de-escalate’ tensions over Ukraine, Guterres tells Munich conference

image1170x530cropped (1)_5_0_0.jpg
The Ukrainian military position along the contact line which divides government and non-government controlled areas in Eastern Ukraine.

Tags:

Sharp escalation in fighting across Yemen risks spiralling out of control

image1170x530cropped (6)_0_0.jpg
A one-and-a-half year-old girl is treated for malnutrition at a hospital in Yemen.

Tags:

Adapting to climate change ‘happening worldwide’, essential

The impacts of climate change are already “very visible” and “happening worldwide”, the head of the UN weather agency told the start of the 55th Session of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which convened on Monday.

Tags:

World Pulses Day empowers youth, for sustainable ‘agrifood’ systems

image560x340cropped_12_0_0.jpg
A variety of pulses on display in a market in Cairo, Egypt.

Tags:

Severe drought threatens 13 million with hunger in Horn of Africa

image1170x530cropped (2)_2_0_0.jpg
Somali women and children stand outside temporary tents in the Dagahaley refugee camp near the Kenya-Somalia border.

Tags:

Cyberbullying a top concern on Safer Internet Day

image1170x530cropped (1)_4_0_0.jpg
Two children play outside while their parents participate in a workshop about online security and positive parenting practices in Guatemala.

Tags:

In an anxious world, time to redefine progress: new UN report

image1170x530cropped_735_0_0.jpg
People wear face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic in Quiapo in the Philippines.