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Tag: Un Secretary General Antonio Guterres

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UN Chief Marks 20th Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks

The September 11, 2001, attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks carried out by the Al Qaeda terror group.

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Guterres Again Offers 'Good Offices' To Resolve Indo-Pak Conflicts

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has again offered his “good offices” to India and Pakistan to resolve their problems, even though New Delhi has rejected his involvement in bilateral disputes. “Our good offices are always available, and we will insist within it of finding peaceful solutions for problems that have no military solution,” he […]

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'India World's Best Asset For Fighting Covid-19 With Its Vaccine Capacity'

United Nations: India is one of the world’s best assets in the fight against Covid-19 because of its ability to supply the vaccines needed to fight the pandemic and the UN counts on it, according to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. “I think that the production capacity of India is one of the best assets the world […]

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UN Chief 'Deeply Concerned' Over Environmental Threat Posed By Stricken Oil Tanker Off Yemen Coast

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “deeply concerned” about the condition of an oil tanker moored off the western coast of Yemen, his spokesperson has said. Built in 1974, the FSO Safer oil tanker reportedly sprang a leak in 2019, after being used as a storage vessel since the late 1980s, and was abandoned […]

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Another gas leakage at LG Polymers in Vizag triggers panic, UN chief wants full investigation

Visakhapatnam: Another gas leakage from LG Polymers in Visakhapatnam late Thursday triggered panic in areas near the plant and forced people to move to safe places. Fumes were seen billowing out of the chemical plant, where the gas leakage in the early hours of the day claimed 11 lives and affected over 300 others. People […]

COVID-19: UN chief Guterres calls for unity of Security Council
COVID-19: UN chief Guterres calls for unity of Security Council

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for unity of the Security Council over the COVID-19 pandemic. “The engagement of the Security Council will be critical to mitigate the peace and security implications of the COVID-19 pandemic,” he told the council in a virtual briefing on Thursday, reported Xinhua news agency. “Indeed, a signal of […]

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COVID-19 crisis: UN chief defends WHO after Donald Trump threat

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres underscored the necessity of the World Health Organization (WHO) during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis in the face of a threat by US President Donald Trump to withhold funds for the UN agency. “The WHO, with thousands of its staff, is on the front lines, supporting member states and their […]

WHO expects India to take aggressive action to combat COVID-19 pandemic
WHO expects India to take aggressive action to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Geneva: Praising India for eradicating two silent killers – Smallpox & Polio, World Health Organization (WHO) has backed India to take aggressive action against the global pandemic coronavirus or COVID-19 that has claimed over 16,000 lives across the globe so far. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Michael J. Ryan, WHO Executive Director said the […]

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Youth Greatest Source Of Hope, Says UN Secy Gen In New Year Message

United Nations: Amidst turmoil, the worlds young people are its greatest source of hope, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in his New Year’s message for 2020. “We enter 2020 with uncertainty and insecurity all around. Persistent inequality and rising hatred. A warring world and a warming planet…” Guterres said on Sunday. He added that climate […]

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UN Appoints Special Envoy For 2021 Food Systems Summit

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday announced the appointment of Agnes Kalibata of Rwanda as his Special Envoy for the 2021 Food Systems Summit. According to a statement, the summit aims to “generate momentum, expand the knowledge and share experience and approaches worldwide to help countries and stakeholders unleash the benefits of food […]

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UN Chief Appeals To India, Pak To Deal With Kashmir Issue Through Dialogue

United Nations: As Jammu and Kashmir transitioned from a state into two union territories, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reiterated his appeal that India and Pakistan deal with the Kashmir issue through dialogue and ensure full respect for human rights. Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday transitioned from a state into union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, […]

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Action On Climate Needed Before Time Runs Out: Guterres

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the Climate Action Summit in New York, warning that immediate measures were needed to deal with this global problem. “The climate emergency is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win,” Guterres said on Monday, Efe news reported. The UN secretary-general said the […]

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13 killed, 70 wounded in Yemen fighting: UN

United Nations: Preliminary reports said 13 people were killed and at least 70 others wounded in clashes in Yemen’s Aden and Abyan governorates in the past two days, a UN spokesman said. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said on Thursday that streets in Aden are empty and flights to and from the […]

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Rohingyas in Bangladesh seek global support during Guterres visit

Kutupalong (Bangladesh): Hundreds of Rohingyas on Monday called for support from the international community during a visit of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to refugee camps in Bangladesh, which host more than 915,000 members of the Muslim minority who have fled Myanmar. Mud and heavy monsoon rains did not prevent hundreds of Rohingyas from leaving […]

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