Türkiye and Russia have announced Moscow's return to the implementation of the Black Sea grain deal following Ankara and the UN's mediation.
The international community has been urged to boost humanitarian assistance to Pakistan after record-breaking floods affected 33 million people and killed 1,700.
UN chief Guterres has called on the most polluting countries to act on the loss and damage they have wreaked.
The 77th General Assembly session convenes under the shadow of Europe’s first major conflict since World War II and other pressing challenges such as the climate crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Kyrgyzstan reports 36 deaths while Tajikistan reports 35 deaths from earlier fighting between the former Soviet republics over a border dispute.
Governor of Mugla province says over 50 vehicles, consisting of water sprinklers and water tenders, are already in the region and airborne firefighting vehicles will intervene as daylight comes out.
Guterres laments the lack of attention the world gave to the climate crisis — particularly the industrialised nations that scientists blame.
A third of the country is under water — an area the size of the United Kingdom — following record rains brought by what Guterres has described as "a monsoon on steroids".
As Rohingya mark 5th anniversary of exodus to Bangladesh, UN chief notes "the unflagging aspirations for an inclusive future" for the minority, who face widespread discrimination in Myanmar.
UN chief Antonio Guterres' remarks came during a joint press conference with Türkiye's Defence Minister Hulusi Akar at the Joint Coordination Centre overseeing Ukrainian grain exports in Istanbul.
Turkish President Erdogan and UN chief Guterres meet with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in a high-stakes bid to ratchet down the Ukraine conflict that continues on its 176th day.
After meeting the Ukrainian President and the UN chief, the Turkish President hopes the Ukraine conflict will end at the negotiating table, while stressing that a Türkiye-brokered grain deal has benefitted the whole world.
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