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Mar 08, 2019
UN chief Antonio Guterres continually monitoring situation between India and Pakistan, says spokespersonThe spokesman for the Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric was asked if the UN chief had spoken with the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan to de-escalate tensions between the two nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours.
Mar 06, 2019
UN chief spoke with officials from India and Pakistan, not PMs on rising tensions between countries, says reportUN chief Antonio Guterres has not spoken with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan but discussed with officials from India and Pakistan the heightened tensions arising after the Pulwama terror attack, a top official has said.
Mar 01, 2019
UN says release of Indian pilot by Pakistan would be a "very much welcomed" step, urges for de-esclationAsked whether the Secretary-General spoke with the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan amid the escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours, Dujarric said: "contacts have been had with both sides at various levels".
Feb 20, 2019
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres calls on India, Pakistan to take 'immediate steps' to defuse tension post-Pulwama attackUN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to take "immediate steps" to de-escalate tensions between the two nations following the Pulwama terror attack, reiterating that his good offices are available if both sides ask.
Dec 21, 2018
Imran Khan calls UN chief, urges Antonio Guterres to take notice of alleged human rights violations in KashmirPakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday urged UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take the notice of the alleged human rights violations in Kashmir
Dec 13, 2018
UN chief appeals to nations to make 'political compromises' to tackle climate change, challenges them to work togetherUrging countries to make "political compromises" and "sacrifices", UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday made a passionate appeal to governments to find a common ground to tackle climate change as nations from across the globe continued deliberations at the UN climate talks here to finalise the implementation guidelines of the Paris accord.
Nov 02, 2018
UN chief calls on international community to protect journalists, says killing of scribes should not be 'new normal'In just over a decade, some 1,010 journalists have been killed for reporting the news, and in nine out of 10 cases, the perpetrators are never brought to justice. In 2018 alone, at least 88 journalists have been killed according to the UN.
Sep 13, 2018
United Nations report points out alarming level of reprisals against human rights defenders in India and ChinaIndia, China, Russia and Myanmar are among several countries named in a report by UN chief Antonio Guterres that details an "alarming" level of harsh reprisals and intimidation against those who cooperate with the United Nations on human rights issues.
Apr 03, 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres concerned about situation in Jammu and Kashmir after death of 4 civilians on SundayUN chief Antonio Guterres is "very concerned" over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and wants all member states to protect their civilians, his spokesperson has said
Feb 07, 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres says 68 million girls may face genital mutilation by 2030UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres is warning that without accelerated action 68 million girls could be subjected to female genital mutilation by 2030.