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Antonio Guterres


No more Turkey: Country in push to be known as 'Türkiye'

June 02, 2022 5:18 pm

The move is seen as part of a push by Ankara to rebrand the country and dissociate its name from the bird, turkey, and some negative connotations that are associated with it.

A pot of UN money, risk-taking officials, a sea of questions

May 08, 2022 12:42 pm

Although UN auditors said the man’s businesses defaulted on more than $22 million in loans — all money meant to aid the developing world — the agency, the UN Office for Project Services, said in a statement last month that “funds are at risk, but to date, no funds have been lost.”

Hope various communities will work together: UN spokesperson on Jodhpur communal tensions

May 04, 2022 10:36 am

Communal tensions gripped Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's hometown Jodhpur hours before Eid on Tuesday, prompting the authorities to suspend mobile internet services and impose a curfew in 10 police stations areas of the city.

New resolution at UNGA targets Russia; Jaishankar meets Guterres

April 16, 2022 8:00 am

External Affair Minister S Jaishankar held a "wide-ranging discussion" with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and exchanged views on global issues

India pursuing bilateral measures to achieve renewable energy expansion targets: UN chief Antonio Guterres

March 21, 2022 10:20 pm

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said: “India is pursuing bilateral measures to achieve Prime Minister Modi’s ambitious targets for renewable energy expansion by 2030, which we hope to soon see reflected in a new and strengthened national climate plan.”

UN chief: Prospect of nuclear conflict back 'within realm of possibility' over Ukraine

March 14, 2022 10:55 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin late last month said that his nation's nuclear forces should be put on high alert, raising fears that Russia's invasion of Ukraine could lead to nuclear war.

UN chief calls for pause in fighting in Ukraine to allow safe passage of civilians caught in conflict in Sumy, Kharkiv

March 07, 2022 8:18 am

The UN chief's tweet came amid Russian allegations that Indian and other foreign nationals are being kept by force in these regions by Ukrainian nationalists.

Biggest peace crisis in years, says UN chief

February 23, 2022 10:15 am

Antonio Guterres told reporters Tuesday he is proud of the achievements of the UN's far-flung peacekeepers, but when troops of one country enter the territory of another, as Russian forces have done, they are not impartial peacekeepers.

UN chief Antonio Guterres condoles Lata Mangeshkar's death: 'Voice of the subcontinent'

February 09, 2022 1:33 pm

Lata Mangeshkar, who will be counted as one of India's greats with an estimated 30,000 songs in an almost eight-decade career, died in Mumbai on Sunday.


How urban population is rising globally: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Ahead of World Cities Day on October 31, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned that, “such rapid urbanisation can strain local capacities, contributing to increased risk from natural and human made disasters”.