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Coronavirus is causing a rise in psychological suffering, govts and health authorities need to address these issues
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Coronavirus is causing a rise in psychological suffering, govts and health authorities need to address these issues

The UN called for the widespread availability of emergency mental health and psychological support during the pandemic.

International Forests Day today: UN terms year 2020  ‘Nature Super Year’, urges world to 'turn the tide' on deforestation
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International Forests Day today: UN terms year 2020 ‘Nature Super Year’, urges world to 'turn the tide' on deforestation

With a view of raising awareness on the importance of all types of forests and celebrating the flora and fauna within it, 21 March is celebrated as International Day of Forests. With a view of raising awareness on the importance of all types of forests and celebrating the flora and fauna within it, 21 March is celebrated as International Day of Forests.

US & EU must pay 54 percent of the climate action costs, says civil society groups
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US & EU must pay 54 percent of the climate action costs, says civil society groups

Over 60 countries, including most small island nations, have already committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.

PM addresses first high-level meet on Universal Health coverage, says India's experience available to all developing nations
India

PM addresses first high-level meet on Universal Health coverage, says India's experience available to all developing nations

India's experience and capabilities in providing affordable healthcare is available for use to all developing countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the first-ever high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage

'Time for talk over': Narendra Modi, addressing UN climate summit, sounds clarion call for action
India

'Time for talk over': Narendra Modi, addressing UN climate summit, sounds clarion call for action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking at the UNSG's Climate Summit in New York, said "the time for talk is over" as he vowed to double India's renewable energy capacity by 2022.

Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York today, meeting organised to achieve goals set in Paris Agreement
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Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York today, meeting organised to achieve goals set in Paris Agreement

Narendra Modi will address the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on 23 September, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

Rains lash Bahamas again as tropical storm Humberto slows down relief efforts in aftermath of Hurricane Dorian
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Rains lash Bahamas again as tropical storm Humberto slows down relief efforts in aftermath of Hurricane Dorian

Humberto is expected to strengthen into a hurricane late Sunday, the NHC said, but by then it will be clear of the Bahamas and well off the coast of Florida

UN appoints veteran Indian Army officer Lieutenant-General Abhijit Guha to lead its mission in Yemen
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UN appoints veteran Indian Army officer Lieutenant-General Abhijit Guha to lead its mission in Yemen

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed a veteran Indian Army official as the head of the world body's observer mission in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah

UN chief concerned about escalating tensions over Kashmir issue, wants India, Pakistan to resolve issue through dialogue
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UN chief concerned about escalating tensions over Kashmir issue, wants India, Pakistan to resolve issue through dialogue

The comments of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres came as India and Pakistan clashed at the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva over the Kashmir issue

Over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria, says UN; holds Bashar al-Assad-led govt responsible for crisis
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Over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria, says UN; holds Bashar al-Assad-led govt responsible for crisis

Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict

July might have been the hottest month in recorded history, says UN Sec-Gen
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July might have been the hottest month in recorded history, says UN Sec-Gen

He said greenhouse gas emissions must be cut by 45 percent by 2030 and “we need carbon neutrality by 2050.”

India is a 'very valuable partner' of UN, looking forward to working together with new Narendra Modi govt: Antonio Guterres
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India is a 'very valuable partner' of UN, looking forward to working together with new Narendra Modi govt: Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that India is a "very valuable partner" of the United Nations and he looks forward to working with the new government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

India voices concern over 'unjustifiable and inexplicable' delays in reimbursement to countries contributing to UN peacekeeping
India

India voices concern over 'unjustifiable and inexplicable' delays in reimbursement to countries contributing to UN peacekeeping

The UN owes India $38 million, among the highest it has to pay to any country, for peacekeeping operations as of March 2019

We're losing the climate change battle, heading towards tragedy: UN Secy General
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We're losing the climate change battle, heading towards tragedy: UN Secy General

In the race against climate change, we need more plans and action, not just words and speeches.

Sentenced to 7 years in prison and jailed for over 500 days, it's been a long fight for freedom for Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo
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Sentenced to 7 years in prison and jailed for over 500 days, it's been a long fight for freedom for Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of 12 December, 2017. At the time they were detained, outside a restaurant in Yangon, they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State

Venezuela protests: 27-year-old woman dies in rioting; 24 injured in May Day clashes between Juan Guaido supporters and military forces
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Venezuela protests: 27-year-old woman dies in rioting; 24 injured in May Day clashes between Juan Guaido supporters and military forces

Tensions in Venezuela have soared since Guaido, who heads the National Assembly legislature, invoked the constitution to declare himself acting president on 23 January, claiming Maduro's re-election last year was illegitimate.

Antonio Guterres voices concern over UN's deteriorating finances, says India owed $38 million for peacekeeping operations
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Antonio Guterres voices concern over UN's deteriorating finances, says India owed $38 million for peacekeeping operations

The United States is responsible for 22 percent of the $5.4 billion regular budget for 2018 and 2019 and more than 28 percent of the $6.7 billion peacekeeping budget for the year to 30 June.

World Wildlife Day 2019: This year's theme is 'life below water', find out how much you know of animals worldwide
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World Wildlife Day 2019: This year's theme is 'life below water', find out how much you know of animals worldwide

The United Nations recognises 3 March as 'World Wildlife Day', and this year, the focus is on marine species and aims to align closely with the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 14

Kailash Satyarthi seeks international legally-binding UN convention on 'moral epidemic' of child sexual abuse
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Kailash Satyarthi seeks international legally-binding UN convention on 'moral epidemic' of child sexual abuse

Nobel laureate and children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi has sought an international legally binding UN convention on child sexual abuse, terming it a "moral epidemic"

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres expresses full support for US-Japan dialogue with North Korea
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UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres expresses full support for US-Japan dialogue with North Korea

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he welcomes the ongoing talks between the US and North Korea to achieve total denuclearization.