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Jun 18, 2019
UN finds 'systemic failures' in its response to Rohingya crisis, report says 'all parties' failed to convey grave human rights violationsThe report says that while "it is difficult to assign responsibility for systemic failures," there is a shared responsibility "on the part of all parties involved" in not "conveying more forcefully the United Nations' principled concerns regarding grave human rights violations."
May 13, 2019
We're losing the climate change battle, heading towards tragedy: UN Secy GeneralIn the race against climate change, we need more plans and action, not just words and speeches.
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 22, 2018
Imran Khan calls Antonio Guterres to talk about Kashmir; UN spokesperson says 'normal' for world leaders to talk to agency chiefPakistan prime minister Imran Khan telephoned UN chief Antonio Guterres and raised the issue of Kashmir, a UN spokesman has said.
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.
Dec 04, 2018
Narendra Modi tells UN general secretary that his 'strong commitment' to climate change action is rooted in VedasPrime Minister Narendra Modi has told UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres the motivation for his "strong commitment" to climate change action is rooted in the ancient Hindu scriptures, the Vedas.
Sep 27, 2018
Donald Trump claims Barack Obama nearly launched war with North Korea, says it was prevented after 2016 electionsTrump also flaunted his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on Wednesday, referencing a new "extraordinary letter" he received from Kim and announcing that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will head to Pyongyang to lay the groundwork for another meeting between the two leaders.
Sep 26, 2018
At UNGA, Donald Trump and Antonio Guterres discuss terrorism, proliferation and other threats to international peace, securityBoth leaders also pledged to remain in close contact over the coming months. The UN chief's office said that Guterres welcomed the US' efforts to bring peace and denuclearization in the Korean peninsula, as well as its support to humanitarian operations around the world.
Aug 18, 2018
Kofi Annan dies at 80 after 'short illness'; family of former UN chief says he 'passed away peacefully'Kofi Annan was a global statesman who fought throughout his life for a fairer and more peaceful world, a statement read after the former UN chief died.
Aug 09, 2018
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres nominates Chile's first woman president Michelle Bachelet as next human rights chiefBachelet, 66, will succeed Jordanian diplomat Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, who had been one of the most outspoken critics of abuses by the governments in many countries.