Antonio Guterres

Turkey says it will patrol north Syria town with US forces

Turkey will soon conduct joint patrols with U.S. forces in the strategic northern Syrian town of Manbij, once a stronghold of the Islamic State …

Demilitarized Zone

UN council support tough action for peacekeeping failures

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday to support tougher U.N. action against peacekeepers who fail to protect civilians, …

News (U.S.)

UN General Assembly Memorial held for Kofi Annan

United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the UN and Kofi Annan (the late former UN secretary-general) were …

Kofi Annan

At U.N. podium, Trump to tout protecting U.S. sovereignty

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an “America First” policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at some of the closest allies of the United States.<p>FILE PHOTO: U.S. …

United Nations

Busy schedule awaits Erdoğan in New York as UN General Assembly, refugee meeting top agenda

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will attend the 73rd session of the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly in the U.S., according to an official …

United Nations

General Audrey Azoulay focuses on education as she marks her first United Nations General Assembly, on the occasion of the 73rd Session

Audrey Azoulay will highlight UNESCO’s leadership in promoting inclusive and quality education when she attends her first UN General Assembly in New …

United Nations

Tanzania ferry capsize death toll hits 136

At least 136 bodies have been recovered from Tanzania's Lake Victoria after a ferry capsized, with worries high that the death toll will rise, …

Pope Francis

UN chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

Visit coincides with commencement of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary events

Business (India)

UN moves to toughen response to peacekeeper misconduct

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) (AFP) -<p>The UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution Friday aimed at toughening the UN response to peacekeeper misconduct following a string of failures by the blue helmets to protect civilians.<p>UN peacekeeping missions are facing a damaging wave of …

South Sudan

Climate-driven growth would generate $26 trillion

Massive investment in climate-friendly economy and policy could generate $26 trillion by 2030 compared to the business-as-usual scenario. This what a …

Sciences

UN Secretary General to visit India with focus on renewable energy

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will embark on a four-day visit to India from October 1 at the invitation of External …

UN Secretary-General

Jeremy Hunt: Burmese generals must face justice over Rohingya

The Burmese generals responsible for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims must be punished for their crimes, Jeremy Hunt has said after a meeting with Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.<p>The United Nations should look at all options, including a referral to the international criminal court, …

Aung San Suu Kyi

UN secretary general urges Myanmar to release two Reuters journalists as quickly as possible

Earlier this month, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years in prison for breaching the country’s Official Secrets Act, 1923.<p>United …

Journalism

UN chief: No inter-Korean success without US-NKorea success

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Thursday that negotiations between the two Koreas won't be successful unless there is simultaneous success in U.S.-North Korean negotiations to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula.<p>The U.N. chief told a news conference that the results of …

North Korea

UN chief welcomes outcome of inter-Korean summit

Kim Jong Un (R), top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in after a joint …

News (China)

Israel releases Palestinian poet from prison

<b>Israeli authorities have released prominent Palestinian poet Darin Tatour, after she completed two months out of her original five-month jail term</b> …

Gaza

Trump to meet face-to-face with at least six foreign leaders at UN next week

President TrumpDonald John TrumpLondon terror suspect’s children told authorities he complained about Trump: inquiry The Memo: Tide turns on …

UN Security Council

Guatemalan protesters demand Morales reverse on graft body

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Thousands marched Thursday to protest President Jimmy Morales' decision to end the work of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that has helped lead high-profile graft probes targeting dozens of powerful Guatemalans, including one involving Morales.<p>Students, farmers, clerics, …

Guatemala City

Dissent is a slow brew on the streets at this year’s UN General Assembly

Protesters are definitely here, but some are saving up their juice for next week.<p>NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK — For a city that never shuts up, New York …

Liberal View

UN General Assembly 2018: Key issues from Rohingya to North Korea

World leaders will descend on New York and tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time. What's expected?<p>World leaders will meet at the United Nations General Assembly from September 25.<p>Representatives from almost 200 countries convene to discuss the most important political and policy …

North Korea

BTS to deliver speech at New York-based UN for youth

BTS will reportedly make a speech at the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations.<p>According to media reports on Thursday, the K-pop act is …

K-Pop

The United Nations Braces for Donald Trump's Second Appearance—And He Should Prepare for Blowback

Next week Donald J. Trump returns to the United Nations for the annual opening of the UN General Assembly. While Trump exceeded expectations during …

International Relations

Macron to meet Trump, Iran's Rouhani at UN in New York

President Emmanuel Macron will separately meet his US and Iranian counterparts, Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani, during the UN General Assembly in …

Sanctions

UN Chief: Trump talking to Kim 'very important'

"Being ready to launch a serious process of discussion was very important," says United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

United Nations

India contributes $1 million to UN’s ambitious solar project

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said that India is the "first responder" to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' …

Solar Panels

News Daily: May's Brexit challenge and rail chaos blame

<b>If you want to get this briefing by email,</b> sign-up here<p>Brexit: May tells EU leaders to look at 'serious' plans<p>With just over six months to go until Brexit is scheduled to happen, Theresa May has urged EU leaders to get on with reaching a deal. At a dinner in Salzburg, Austria, the prime minister …

Network Rail

U.N. chief Guterres welcomes outcome of Koreas summit

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

United Nations

Carbon taxes necessary in climate fight: World Bank chief

MONTREAL (AFP) -<p>Fighting global warming will necessarily require taxing carbon emissions, or setting a price on carbon pollution, the World Bank's chief executive said Wednesday at a G7 environment meeting in Canada.<p>"We believe very strongly that we can send an economic signal by introducing a …

World Bank

Council on Foreign Relations Newsletter - Daily News Brief - September 19, 2018

TOP OF THE AGENDA<p>South Korea’s Moon Hails Denuclearization Progress<p>North Korea pledged to demolish its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if the United …

North Korea

Netanyahu and Putin defuse crisis after Israel downs Russia warplane

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis on Tuesday after Syrian defences mistakenly …

Russian Military