NEW YORK (REUTERS) – South Korean K-pop band BTS delivered a “message of hope” in a pre-recorded video posted by the United Nations Children’s Fund…View More K-pop band BTS delivers 'message of hope' at 75th UN General Assembly
GENEVA (REUTERS) – Income earned from work worldwide dropped by an estimated 10.7 per cent, or US$3.5 trillion (S$4.8 trillion), in the first nine months…View More Coronavirus pandemic slashes worldwide income from work by a tenth: ILO
UNITED NATIONS (REUTERS) – World leaders came together, virtually, on Monday (Sept 21) to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly…View More World leaders mark UN at 75, challenged by Covid-19 pandemic, US-China tensions
Washington isolated as global allies and adversaries say its unilateral move targeting Tehran has no legal standing. Tehran, Iran – The United States has broken…View More US claims UN sanctions on Iran reinstated. The world disagrees
A UN investigation alleges Venezuelan authorities have used arbitrary killings and torture to undermine human rights. The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has committed…View More UN: Maduro's security forces committed 'crimes against humanity'
PARIS (AFP) – The world has lost nearly 100 million hectares of forests in two decades, marking a steady decline though at a slower pace…View More World lost 100 million hectares of forest in two decades: UN
NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – The world is failing to address a catastrophic biodiversity collapse that not only threatens to wipe out beloved species and invaluable…View More A 'crossroads' for humanity: Earth's biodiversity is still collapsing
NEW YORK (AFP) – The United States was supported only by Israel Friday in a vote against a UN resolution for a “comprehensive and coordinated…View More UN adopts Covid-19 pandemic resolution despite objections from US, Israel
SINGAPORE – An international convention that aims to help businesses resolve cross-border disputes and further facilitate international trade took effect on Saturday (Sept 12). Called…View More Singapore Convention on Mediation comes into force
SHAVER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires have burned a record 2 million acres in California this year, and the danger for more destruction is so…View More Blazing California sets an ‘unnerving’ new wildfire record
The University of Alabama told professors to not tell students about classmates who had tested positive for COVID-19, reported the Daily Beast. The university made…View More University of Alabama told professors to not tell students about COVID-19 cases among their classmates
Analysts find suspected new nuclear warhead factory in North Korea Experts say satellite images show a previously undeclared site that appears to be assembling and…View More Kim Jong Un declares North Korea will refuse outside aid to combat coronavirus, help rebuild after flood damage
UNITED NATIONS/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States moved to restore all U.N. sanctions on Iran on Thursday, arguing Tehran was in violation of a nuclear…View More U.S. moves to restore all U.N. sanctions on Iran in dispute over nuclear deal
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is expected on Thursday to trigger a process aimed at restoring all U.N. sanctions on Iran…View More Explainer: What is the U.S. threat to trigger 'snapback' of U.N. sanctions on Iran?