The measure of changes in world food commodity prices remained largely steady in November, with declining international prices of cereals, meat and dairy products offsetting increasing quotations
In a grim report, the UN warned on Monday that at the current rate of global progress 575 million people will still be living in extreme poverty and 84 million children won’t be going to school in 2030 — and it will take 286 years to reach equality between men and women. The report on progress in achieving 17 wide-ranging UN
The meeting will address a number goals, namely Clean Water and Sanitation, Affordable and Clean Energy, Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities and Partnerships for the Goals.
The United Nations-demarcated World Population Day on July 11 prompted a relook at the figure of the number of people in the world, and how each country is faring. The world’s population has now crossed eight billion, and it is projected that it will reach 9.7 billion by 2050. The world’s population was 2.8 billion in 1955.
Under a pact with the US, Turkey agrees on halting attacks for 120 hours against the YPG militia, to allow a withdrawal of Kurdish-led forces
The statement added that UAE reaffirms its commitment to the United Nations' Security Council resolutions 1970 and 1973 on sanctions and arms embargo.
UN chief Antonio Guterres denounced the "horrendous" attack and demanded an independent investigation, as a divided Security Council failed to condemn the strike.
The International Atomic Energy Agency told the media on Saturday it was aware of the reports "related to Iran's centrifuge research and development."
Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis on Wednesday lamented the "generational devastation" wrought by Hurricane Dorian, as it was upgraded to a major Category 3 storm while bearing down on the Carolinas on the US east coast.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet voiced concern over the move by the administration of President Donald Trump last month to allow migrant children and their families to be detained for unlimited periods.