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.
The IAEA says the results of its inspection work have established "a clear indication that nuclear material and/or equipment contaminated by nuclear material has been present" at three undeclared locations.
The Italian anti-mafia commission is probing whether crime syndicates are intervening in the country's vaccine distribution.
UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms blueprint to achieve gender equality adopted 25 years ago.
Parties to the 2015 nuclear deal were lobbying for IAEA’s Board of Governors to adopt a resolution expressing concern at Iran’s latest breaches of the deal during its quarterly meeting this week.
The UN report says Prince deployed a force of foreign mercenaries and weapons to warlord Khalifa Haftar.
The factory apparently dates back to the region of King Narmer, who is widely known for his unification of ancient Egypt at the beginning of the First Dynastic Period
The move to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, establishes the fight for higher wages as a top priority for the new administration,
UN earmarks $100 million to help Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Congo, Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Ethiopia.
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