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Antonio Guterres strongly condemns deadly mosque attack in Pakistan

New York: The UN chief and top officials have strongly condemned the suicide bombing at a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday, that left at least 59 dead and 150 injured.

Guterres strongly condemns attack at Jerusalem synagogue which left at least seven Israelis dead

New York: The UN Secretary-General on Friday strongly condemned Friday’s terrorist attack by a Palestinian man outside a synagogue in a Jerusalem neighbourhood which has left at least seven Israelis dead, and three others injured.

Rule of law stands between peace and ‘brutal struggle for power’ Antonio Guterres

New York: The rule of law forms the bedrock of all international cooperation and the ability of multilateralism to operate effectively, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing it as “foundational” to the whole United Nations.

Brazil: UN chief ‘totally confident’ in country’s democratic strength

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres responded to the storming on Brazil’s Congress by insisting that it would not shake the country’s strong democratic foundations.

Mali: UN chief condemns attack against UN peacekeepers

New Delhi/UNI: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the attack against a police patrol of the UN mission in Mali on Friday, which killed two Nigerian peacekeepers and injured four others.

‘Bridges across digital divides’ needed to boost development, Guterres tells G20

New York: With the right national policies, digital technology can give “an unprecedented boost to sustainable development”, particularly for the poorest countries, the UN chief told the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday.

UN chief urges Security Council, speak ‘with one voice’ to secure peace

New York: UN peace operations, which include peacekeeping and special political missions, “provide the space for political solutions” in some of the world’s most complex hotspots, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday.

Ukraine grain deal, Ethiopia agreement, show ‘power of multilateralism in action’: Guterres

Russia’s decision to rejoin the Black Sea Grain Initiative and the Ethiopian agreement to end the war in Tigray demonstrate the power of multilateralism in action, said the UN chief on Thursday, in a call for countries to also rebuild trust between the North and South at the UN’s COP27 climate conference in Egypt.

UN chief warmly welcomes Russia decision to end suspension from Ukraine grain deal

New York: The UN Secretary-General on Wednesday issued a statement warmly welcoming Russia’s decision to resume its participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative, which has allowed nearly ten million metric tonnes of vital foodstuffs to be shipped from Ukraine.

In speech to Arab League, UN chief appeals for greater regional unity

New York: Amid growing geopolitical divides and deepening inequalities, cooperation is the only way forward, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in Algiers on Tuesday, addressing the Summit of the League of Arab States.

UN chief ‘deeply concerned’ by stalled Black Sea Grain Initiative

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed deep concern at Russia’s decision to suspend its involvement in the Black Sea Grain Initiative, a deal set up to reintroduce vital food and fertilizer exports from Ukraine to the rest of the world.

In visit to Viet Nam, UN chief stresses critical need for solidarity to overcome climate crisis

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the importance of global solidarity to combat the climate emergency during his visit to Viet Nam, which concluded on Saturday.

Guterres says Central African Republic must ‘spare no effort’ to help bring killers of UN peacekeepers to justice

New York: The UN Secretary-General has expressed his deep sadness over the death of three peacekeepers from Bangladesh who were killed on Monday in the Central African Republic (CAR), following a roadside bomb explosion near the border with Cameroon. Others were injured, and one remains in a critical condition.

Yemen: Put the people first, Guterres urges, with extended and expanded truce

New York: Yemen’s warring parties who have sustained a nationwide truce for the past six months, need to prioritize the “needs and aspirations” of the people, by both extending and expanding it, beyond Sunday’s imminent deadline, the UN chief has said.

World falling ‘far short’ of pledge to protect minority rights: Guterres

New York: The world is falling “far short” of commitments made three decades ago to protect minority communities, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, appealing for concrete action to counter this neglect.