UN special envoy Christine Schraner Burgener warns of risk of ‘large-scale civil war’ following February 1 coup.
Venezuela’s president hopes a US deal will open the floodgates to foreign investment and help create jobs.
Guterres, the only candidate for the UN’s top post, said he was ‘humbled and energised’ by the support.
Sinking container ship could take months to salvage because of rough monsoon seas, says Sri Lanka, as it seeks UN help.
UNHCR chief says contingency plans be prepared for more displaced civilians amid fears of renewed violence.
Rights group urges a probe into the UN sharing refugees’ data with Bangladesh, which passed it on to Myanmar.
UN chief warns virus could mutate and become resistant to the vaccines.
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‘We are losing ground in the fight against child labour,’ the United Nations Children’s Fund warns.
UN says people fleeing army’s ‘indiscriminate attacks’ in eastern Kayah State are in dire need of food and water.
Secretary-general says he would be ‘deeply humbled’ if the UN General Assembly were to approve a second term.
Abdulla Shahid defeats ex-Afghan Zalmai Rassoul in 143-48 vote by secret ballot, with two of 193 members not voting.
UN nuclear watchdog chief’s remarks come as Tehran and world powers try to salvage a 2015 agreement.