The final text merely says that "journalists should be protected as civilians" and does not mention violence during the Friday funeral for Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
The former prime minister of Togo's win marks a dramatic shift for the ILO, which since its founding in 1919 has been led only by men from Europe or the Americas.
Canada's UN mission edits and adds multiple remarks to March 16 missive from Russia's UN envoy, sparking a spat on Twitter between both sides.
UN-adopted resolution was introduced by Pakistan and marks the day when an Australian gunman killed 51 Muslim worshippers and wounded 40 others in 2019 New Zealand terror attacks.
US and 10 other countries bemoan inability of UNSC to condemn repeated missile launches this year by Pyongyang as Beijing and Moscow refuse to endorse their statement.
UN General Assembly adopts non-binding resolution –– drafted by Israel and Germany –– without a vote, but Iran disassociates itself from the text over Israel's "occupation of Palestine and parts of Syria and Lebanon."
UN agencies say millions of children are out of school and farmers are struggling against drought – even as Afghanistan stabilises from decades of conflict after the Taliban takeover in August last year.
New York police said there was no threat to the general public.
UN chief Antonio Guterres said "we need to re-think how we see and value food – not simply as a commodity to be traded, but as a right that every person shares," as he warned the Covid-19 pandemic has made the challenge greater.
President Joe Biden eases Covid restrictions on European travellers as he tries to sooth French anger after Australia last week cancelled a multi-billion-dollar submarines contract and instead opted for US-made nuclear vessels.
The draft resolution failed to get the minimum nine “yes” votes for adoption. The vote was 2-0, with only Russia and China voting “yes” and the 13 other council members abstaining.
UNSC first authorised a cross-border aid operation into Syria in 2014 at four points. Last year, access was reduced to one crossing point from Turkey, due to opposition from Russia and China over renewing all four.
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