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UN warns ‘ravenous’ locusts threatening East Africa

Rome - "Ravenous swarms" of desert locusts in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, already unprecedented in their size and destructive potential, threaten to ravage the...

International Migrants Day: UN urges ‘reboot’ of world’s response to refugees

The United Nations urged governments, businesses and others on Tuesday to “reboot" the world's response to refugees as the number of people fleeing their...

UN chief says humanity’s ‘war against nature’ must stop

Madrid - The devastating impact of global warming that threatens humanity is a pushback from Nature under assault, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Sunday...

Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere reach yet another high

Greenhouse gases levels in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, hit a record high last year, according to the World Meteorological Organization. This...

UN food agency to elect chief as climate change ups hunger

Rome - Candidates from China, France and Georgia are vying to head the UN's food agency, as the fight to eradicate world hunger takes...

Libya’s UN-backed government sees US support

A senior official from Libya's UN-recognized government voiced confidence Friday over US support and called for greater diplomatic efforts by Washington as strongman Khalifa...

UN kicks off major climate change effort

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has kicked off a major United Nations push for progress on what he calls the defining issue of our time: climate...

New UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration offers unparalleled opportunity for job...

New York – The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, declared today by the UN General Assembly, aims to massively scale up the restoration of...

Security Council experts in Kinshasa to assess UN’s work

Kinshasa - A delegation of UN Security Council experts has been sent to Kinshasa to assess the Council's resolutions on DR Congo where a...

UN Security Council divided on climate-security link

United Nations (United States) - Russia and the US resisted on Friday efforts by the UN Security Council to take a tougher stand on...

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