August 10, 2020 14:44 (IST)
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Extremists taking advantage of global COVID-19 lockdowns to recruit youths online: UN chief Antonio Guterres

Geneva/IBNS:  UN chief Antonio Guterres alerted the world that extremist groups are taking advantage of the COVID-19 lockdowns and have intensified their efforts to recruit youths online by exploiting their anger and despair through social media.

Iraq: UN ‘deeply concerned’ at continued protester deaths

New York/IBNS: UN chief António Guterres has expressed deep concern over reports of the continued use of live ammunition against demonstrators in Iraq. 

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day

New York, Aug 23 (IBNS): UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion and Belief.

UN Chief says ending poverty ‘a question of justice’ on International Day

New York, Oct 18 (IBNS): Highlighting that for the United Nations, eliminating poverty in all its forms remains one of the greatest global challenges and priorities, UN Secretary-General António Guterres stressed the fundamental connection between eradicating poverty and upholding equal rights for all.