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UN chief names US diplomat to run Libya mediation: All you need to know about Stephanie Williams
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UN chief names US diplomat to run Libya mediation: All you need to know about Stephanie Williams

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Williams, who led the talks that resulted in the October 2020 ceasefire deal in Libya, on Monday

Afghanistan faces `make-or-break moment', says UN Chief
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Afghanistan faces `make-or-break moment', says UN Chief

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres urged the world to prevent the country's economy from collapsing and appealed to the Taliban to stop breaking its promises

Taliban not to participate in UNGA meet; diplomats of ousted Afghan government attend session
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Taliban not to participate in UNGA meet; diplomats of ousted Afghan government attend session

Afghanistan is scheduled to address the ongoing UN General Assembly session on 27 September

Submarine row: US, allies deepen military cooperation in Indo-Pacific amid growing tensions with China
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Submarine row: US, allies deepen military cooperation in Indo-Pacific amid growing tensions with China

China has bristled at the moves, and the growing tensions between Beijing and Washington prompted UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to implore Joe Biden and Xi Jinping to repair their “completely dysfunctional” relationship.

'What's the alternative?' Pakistan's Shah Mehmood Qureshi says world has no choice but to engage with Taliban
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'What's the alternative?' Pakistan's Shah Mehmood Qureshi says world has no choice but to engage with Taliban

Pakistan, which shares a long border with Afghanistan, has a long and sometimes conflicted relationship with its neighbour that includes attempts to prevent terrorism there and, some say, also encouraging it

At United Nations, topics veer toward existentialism and extinction, but they're still promising
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At United Nations, topics veer toward existentialism and extinction, but they're still promising

The notion of nations playing on a level field may sound fair and just, but smaller countries insist that principle crumbles when power dynamics come into play

UN chief says world seeing 'explosion' of military coups, laments lack of unity in international community
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UN chief says world seeing 'explosion' of military coups, laments lack of unity in international community

Geopolitical divisions are undermining international cooperation and limiting the capacity of the Security Council to take the necessary decisions, Guterres said.

UNGA chief says world at 'turning point' as it faces COVID-19, fragility, conflict and climate change
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UNGA chief says world at 'turning point' as it faces COVID-19, fragility, conflict and climate change

Shahid, in his address to the opening of the 76th General Debate, said that challenges of climate change and the pandemic keep people awake at night and fuel a collective anxiety and worry that things are progressively getting worse.

Failure to curb emission has put world on catastrophic pathway to 2.7-degrees of heating: UN chief
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Failure to curb emission has put world on catastrophic pathway to 2.7-degrees of heating: UN chief

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods," UN chief Antonio Guterres said.

Not looking to pursue new Cold War: Biden to clarify in maiden speech at UNGA
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Not looking to pursue new Cold War: Biden to clarify in maiden speech at UNGA

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had earlier asked the US and China to repair their relationship to avoid a potential Cold War

COVID, climate crisis, Afghanistan's future to dominate talks at UNGA this week
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COVID, climate crisis, Afghanistan's future to dominate talks at UNGA this week

The General Assembly’s first in-person meeting since the pandemic began shows that international cooperation matters, says Richard Gowan, UN director of the International Crisis Group

Donors pledge over $1.2 billion to help Afghanistan as it inches towards famine, economic collapse
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Donors pledge over $1.2 billion to help Afghanistan as it inches towards famine, economic collapse

The UN has urged donors to turn pledges into cash contributions as fast as possible

Taliban takeover sparks fear for Afghanistan's heritage after 20 years; reminiscent of Bamiyan Buddha destruction
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Taliban takeover sparks fear for Afghanistan's heritage after 20 years; reminiscent of Bamiyan Buddha destruction

"Everything is suspended," said Philippe Delanghe, from UNESCO, the UN's cultural agency, who said they are awaiting the decisions of the new regime on the inauguration of Bamiyan's new cultural centre should have been completed last month

Meet the Afghan warlords who dictate whether war-torn nation descends into a 'civil war'
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Meet the Afghan warlords who dictate whether war-torn nation descends into a 'civil war'

Now that the Taliban is trying to establish a government and to rule local institutions, it is possible that local groups may resist being co-opted

Guinea crisis: UN chief Antonio Guterres condemns hostile 'takeover', calls for release of president
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Guinea crisis: UN chief Antonio Guterres condemns hostile 'takeover', calls for release of president

The UN Secretary General said via a tweet that he was personally keeping track of the ground situation

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India "strongly condemns" Kabul attack, calls for united stance against terrorism

India’s permanent representative to the UN and president of the security council, TS Tirumurti extended his condolences to the families of the victims during the UNSC briefing on Ethiopia

'Now is the time to stand as one' UN chief Antonio Guterres tells UNSC on Afghanistan crisis
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'Now is the time to stand as one' UN chief Antonio Guterres tells UNSC on Afghanistan crisis

Guterres told the council that at this grave hour, he urges all parties, especially the Taliban, to exercise utmost restraint to protect lives and to ensure that humanitarian needs can be met

Nagasaki Day 2021: On 76th anniversary of atomic bombing, UN Secretary-General vows support for eliminating nukes
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Nagasaki Day 2021: On 76th anniversary of atomic bombing, UN Secretary-General vows support for eliminating nukes

António Guterres, on the solemn occassion, remarked that even 76 years later, the world remains 'under the shadow of the mushroom cloud'

International Day for elimination of sexual violence in conflict zones: Theme, history and significance
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International Day for elimination of sexual violence in conflict zones: Theme, history and significance

In 2015, the UN conceived of this initiative in a bid to condemn the gender-based violent acts and strengthen its commitment to end all forms of violence against women