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Explained: A former Indian diplomat explains UN chief's statement on J&K

The Indian Express speaks to Vivek Katju, former Indian diplomat who has dealt with Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Ministry of External Affairs, on United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres statement on Jammu and Kashmir.

India expresses disappointment over UN chief mentioning it in report on children and armed conflict

India was mentioned under a section of the report titled “Situations not on the agenda of the Security Council or other situations.”

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Data shows July equaled or surpassed hottest month, says UN chief Guterres

An El Nino is a natural warming of the ocean that once it interacts with the atmosphere often warms up the globe and changes rainfall and temperature patterns, making some places wetter and some places drier.

World to lose brake on nuclear war with treaty end, says UN chief Guterres

Guterres told reporters Thursday that the INF treaty "is a landmark agreement that helped stabilize Europe and end the Cold War" and its end "will likely heighten, not reduce, the threat posed by ballistic missiles."

UN chief saddened by loss of life, destruction due to heavy rains in India, South East Asia

Monsoon flooding has also affected Myanmar, where 21,000 people – many of whom have been affected by the conflict there – have been displaced in Kachin and Rakhine states.

UN chief Antonio Guterres warns Paris climate goals still not enough

In remarks at a summit in Abu Dhabi, Guterres painted a grim picture of how rapidly climate change is advancing, saying it is outpacing efforts to address it.

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UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech

Guterres said the plan aims to coordinate efforts across the U.N.’s far-flung system to confront hate speech and includes ways to engage governments, business, civil society and others to take action.

UN panel lauds India's digital initiatives for economic inclusion

The report stressed that digital cooperation must be tailor-made to meet the requirements of individual nations and communities, highlighting how India is achieving financial inclusion through its own digital platforms.

UN chief praises India's commitment to South-South cooperation

"India is a valued supporter of South-South cooperation. The India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a welcome contribution that is championing greater prosperity and opportunity for all," Guterres said in his message.

UN chief Guterres considers selling posh NY official residence

Guterres voiced concern over the deteriorating finances of the UN, attributing the budget crisis to increase in arrears from member states as well as inherent structural weaknesses and rigidities in the budget methodologies.

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How urban population is rising globally: News in Numbers

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”.

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Says US Travel Ban Not Best Way To Protect America

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the US travel ban imposed on refugees and immigrants from seven Middle East and North African countries is not the way to best protect the US or any other country. Speaking in Addis Ababa, the UN General Secretary said it is very important to review the very dramatic situations […]

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