The International Labour Organization (ILO)'s convention against the worst forms of child labour was backed this week by all 187 member states.
A major environmental, humanitarian and economic disaster lies in wait in the Red Sea - and there's only a tiny window of opportunity to prevent it.
In a call to action, four UN agencies warn that growing malnutrition will have long-term consequences, transforming individual tragedies into a generational catastrophe.
US cities including Portland have been rocked by protests against racial injustice sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25.
Mlangeni spent 27 years in prison alongside Nelson Mandela, Dennis Goldberg, Walter Sisulu and other activists who were sentenced for planning to overthrow the apartheid government.
The air strikes in the northern province of Al Jawf is the third such incident since June.
The pandemic has infected more than 12.3 million people, of whom some seven million have recovered. Here are updates for July 10:
The UN and other rights groups have slammed Greece for using brute force against hapless refugees, endangering their lives at sea.
The UN experts said a wide variety of terrorist groups have already integrated Covid-19 into their propaganda “to exploit divisions and weaknesses among their enemies”.
A UN-led report said China, US and India together produced 10.1 million tonnes, 6.9 million tonnes and 3.2 million tonnes of e-waste respectively in 2019. Together the three countries accounted for nearly 38 percent of the world's e-waste last year.
Turkish envoy to France Ismail Hakki Musa says Paris has notified NATO about its Courbet warship withdrawing from the sea after standoff with Turkish vessel.
Paris moved against international consensus to prop up a warlord and destabilise the UN-backed government in Tripoli. Here's a list of the major French interventions in the Libyan conflict.
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