Antonio Guterres

UN's Guterres asks Bangladesh to move Rohingya to refugee camps

Refugees rescued in early May floating adrift in the Bay of Bengal are held at an island prone to deadly monsoon.

UN's Guterres asks Bangladesh to move Rohingya to refugee camps

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UN triples coronavirus appeal to $6.7bn to help poor countries

The United Nations wants the money to help people in 63 countries, mainly in Africa and Latin America.

UN triples coronavirus appeal to $6.7bn to help poor countries

Coronavirus pandemic

UN: Disconnect between leadership and power in coronavirus fight

UN chief Guterres raised concern about inadequate support for developing countries from the international community.

UN: Disconnect between leadership and power in coronavirus fight

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UN warns coronavirus pandemic could become human rights crisis

UN chief warns of risks to asylum seekers from closed borders, and governments eroding freedoms under guise of virus.

UN warns coronavirus pandemic could become human rights crisis

Coronavirus pandemic

Global surge of domestic violence since coronavirus lockdowns

UN chief calls on governments to step up prosecution of abusers and set up emergency-warning systems in pharmacies.

Global surge of domestic violence since coronavirus lockdowns

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UN: Mass spread of COVID-19 in Global South will impact the world

UN officials say every resource must be mobilised to prevent a 'wildfire' of cases in fragile states and refugee camps.

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Exclusive: UN chief Guterres pleads for $2bn to fight COVID-19

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says aid is needed to protect people in poorer nations from COVID-19.

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UN chief wants $2bn to help poor countries fight COVID-19

COVID-19 has drawn comparisons to devastating periods such as WWII, the 2008 financial crisis and the 1918 Spanish flu.

UN chief wants $2bn to help poor countries fight COVID-19

Asia

'Deeply concerned': UN chief offers mediation on Kashmir dispute

Pakistan PM Imran Khan welcomes Antonio Guterres' comments, but New Delhi rules out scope for third-party mediation.

'Deeply concerned': UN chief offers mediation on Kashmir dispute

Libya

UN's Guterres: Libya a 'playground' for foreign forces

Antonio Guterres warns 'terrorism' spreading in the Sahel and a threat to nations such as Ivory Coast, Beni, and Ghana.

Refugees

UN chief urges world to share refugee burden more equitably

As most refugees live in poor countries, Guterres calls on international community to do more as he opens global summit.

UN chief urges world to share refugee burden more equitably

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Pokemon protest: Activists at COP25 slam Japan coal plants

Climate advocates reject Japan's embrace of dirty fossil fuel for energy security at home and money-making abroad.

Pokemon protest: Activists at COP25 slam Japan coal plants

Cyprus

UN hails 'frank' Cyprus talks, vows to seek peace effort restart

UN chief says future talks to resolve decades-old issue 'must be different' than previous failed rounds of negotiations.

UN hails 'frank' Cyprus talks, vows to seek peace effort restart

Asia Pacific

UN chief 'deeply concerned' over Rohingya crisis

Guterres addresses ASEAN summit, where leaders try to salvage progress towards what could be world's biggest trade bloc.

UN chief 'deeply concerned' over Rohingya crisis

Antonio Guterres

Guterres urges world leaders to listen to protesters' issues

UN chief tells reporters there is a growing threat to public order because of trust deficit between leaders and people.

Guterres urges world leaders to listen to protesters' issues