From Hiroshima, UN chief calls for global nuclear disarmament

It is totally unacceptable for states in possession of nuclear weapons to admit the possibility of…

UN declares access to clean and healthy environment a universal human right

With 161 votes in favour, and eight abstentions, the UN General Assembly adopted a historic resolution…

Russia, Ukraine sign UN-backed grain export deal

An “unprecedented agreement” on the resumption of Ukrainian grain exports via the Black Sea amid the…

“Journalists should not be jailed…”: UN on Mohammed Zubair’s arrest

Journalists anywhere in the world should not be jailed for what they write, tweet, or say,…

Teesta Setalvad’s arrest deeply concerning, say UN official, rights bodies and activists

A United Nations official on Saturday expressed deep concern about the arrest of human rights activist…

Turkey in best position to send rescue teams to Afghanistan: UN

The United Nations says it does not have search and rescue capabilities in Afghanistan and Turkey…

Hate speech ‘dehumanizes individuals and communities’: UN chief

Hate speech incites violence, undermines diversity and social cohesion and “threatens the common values and principles…