Environment

UN says world 'losing the race' against climate change

UN chief says political will needed to make governments understand this is the 'most important priority of our times'.

UN's Guterres: World is losing the race against climate change

United Nations

One-third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years

UN secretary-general describes survey findings as 'sobering' and promises action on sexual harassment.

One-third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years

Qatar

Qatar, UNHCR agree to rehabilitate thousands of Yemen refugees

The Gulf state and UN agency enter deal to provide shelter to over 26,000 Yemenis displaced by the four-year war.

Qatar, UNHCR agree to rehabilitate thousands of Yemen refugees

Jamal Khashoggi

UN calls for 'credible' probe into Khashoggi murder

Antonio Guterres says it is 'essential to have credible investigation and to have punishment of those that were guilty'.

UN calls for 'credible' probe into Khashoggi murder

Jamal Khashoggi

HRW: Turkey should internationalise Khashoggi case to the UN

Rights group urges formal request to the UN to push for an international probe into Saudi journalist's grisly murder.

HRW: Turkey should internationalise Khashoggi case to the UN

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi death: UN human rights chief calls for investigation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is sticking to his position that he won't act until he gets referrals.

Yemen

Fierce fighting 'eases' in Hodeidah after major casualties

Air raids and street battles die down only hours after scores are killed during intense fighting, residents say.

Fierce fighting 'eases' in Hodeidah after major casualties

Yemen

UN chief demands Yemen peace, warns of humanitarian 'precipice'

Without resolution to ongoing conflict, Yemen could face world's 'worst famine' for decades, Antonio Guterres says.

Sexual assault

Suspect in Bulgarian journalist's murder to be released

The body of 30-year-old journalist Viktoria Marinova was found on Saturday in a park in the town of Ruse.

India

Solar Alliance can replace OPEC as key energy supplier: Modi

At the first International Solar Alliance summit, Modi says role of 'oil wells today will be that of the sun tomorrow'.

Solar Alliance can replace OPEC as key energy supplier: Modi

US & Canada

UN: World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020

UN chief calls climate change 'the defining issue of our time' and appeals for urgent action from world leaders.

Guterres: World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020

Asia

Bangladesh: Rohingya rape survivors battle stigma

In a community that considers victims of sexual violence a disgrace, women are left alone to suffer.

Bangladesh: Rohingya rape survivors battle stigma

Rohingya

UN: Rohingya face 'unimaginable' atrocities

United Nations secretary-general says as many as 200,000 Rohingya need to be relocated due to monsoon rain threat.

Yemen

UN: 5,200 families forced to flee from Hudaida fighting

UN secretary-general spokesperson says fighting near Hudaida has resulted in displacement of 26,000 people.

United Nations

UN 'deeply concerned by the cancellation' of Trump-Kim summit

Diplomatic channels are still believed to be open, but the secretary-general and a number of other UN diplomats expressed their worries about Trump's cancellation of the summit and subsequent threat.