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UN calls for probe into death of Iranian woman held by morality police

A senior United Nations official has demanded an independent investigation into the death of an Iranian woman held by the country’s morality police as...

UN’s nuclear watchdog warns of shelling at Ukrainian nuclear plant

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency raised grave concern about shelling at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine, as its military said...

UN hits out at rising death toll and human rights violations in Haiti

The UN human rights office has expressed concern about rising violence around Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince, saying 99 people have been reported killed in recent...

UN chief warns of ‘catastrophe’ due to global food shortage

The head of the United Nations has warned that the world faces “catastrophe” because of the growing shortage of food. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said...

UN biodiversity summit moved from China due to Covid-19 policy

A United Nations summit on biodiversity will be held in Canada instead of China, organisers announced. It is the second major international event to be...

UN chief warns of ‘disconnect’ between citizens and governments on climate

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a “dangerous disconnect” between what scientists and citizens are demanding to curb climate change – and what...

Michelle Bachelet will not stand for second term as human rights chief

The UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, said she will not seek a new four-year term after the current one that has been overshadowed...

Chinese leader defends record to UN human rights chief

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has defended the country’s record to the top UN human rights official, saying each nation should be allowed to find...

UN chief to meet with Putin to press for peace in Ukraine

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres plans to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin next week to make an urgent, face-to-face plea for peace in Ukraine, the...

Russia snubs UN court hearing on Ukraine invasion

Ukraine has pleaded with the United Nations’ top court to order Russia to halt its devastating invasion, saying Moscow is already committing widespread war...

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