Turkish Communications Director Fahrettin Altun writes an op-ed highlighting project led by First Lady Emine Erdogan, which has led to the country’s emergence as a leader of the international zero-waste movement.
Resolution of General Assembly declares March 30 as International Day of Zero Waste and highlights efforts for sustainable development through zero-waste initiatives launched by Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan.
Fierce fighting between Ukraine and Russia continues in eastern parts of the country, and Kiev accuses Moscow of targeting energy infrastructure before retreating from the western bank of the Dnipro river as the conflict enters its 265th day.
Ukraine gets pledges from its Western allies for more powerful air defence systems and Russian forces attack the Kiev region with drones on the 232nd day of the conflict.
UN General Assembly votes 143-5 with 35 abstentions in favour of non-binding resolution and urges all countries not to recognise Russia’s annexation of four Ukrainian regions.
Top Russia diplomat Sergey Lavrov bitterly criticises Western nations over Ukraine conflict, telling UN General Assembly that United States has erected itself as "envoy of God on Earth".
Chinese FM Wang Yi calls on both sides to "keep the crisis from spilling over", and Indian FM Subrahmanyam Jaishankar calls for "dialogue and diplomacy" to end the conflict in eastern Europe.
Türkiye's statement came in response to Greek PM Mitsotakis who accused Ankara of playing "a destabilising role in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Middle East and the Caucasus," in an address to the UNGA.
Some of the world's most climate change affected countries are pushing to create a funding facility for "loss and damage" to be established at UN climate negotiations in November.
Deal with Palestine "based on two states for two peoples" is the right thing for Israel's security, Israeli PM Yair Lapid tells UN General Assembly, but asks resistance groups to lay down arms.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres tells the Security Council that Ukraine is increasingly headed "towards an endless cycle of horror and bloodshed," as fighting continues on the 211th day.
"I invite international organisations and all countries to give sincere support to Türkiye's peace efforts," says President Erdogan during his address at the opening session of the United Nations General Assembly.
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