The UN says humanity welcomed the eight billionth citizen on November 15th, a symbolic milestone in a rapidly growing population.
"Indiscriminate attacks on civilians are horrendous and heartbreaking," UN chief Guterres said following an ASEAN-UN meeting, drawing attention to the “dramatic violations of human rights” in the country.
Military of Democratic Republic of Congo uses newly deployed jets to bombard M23 positions in the east of the African country, as some residents flee across the border, officials say.
"The current financing gap is too high to sustain any real recovery needs of those on the front lines of climate catastrophe," says PM Shehbaz Sharif at Sharm el Sheikh conference.
Inclusion of the agenda item "reflects a sense of solidarity and empathy for the suffering of the victims of climate induced disasters," said COP27 President Sameh Shukri of Egypt.
Türkiye played the role of a balancing force ever since the conflict broke out in February, thanks to good relations with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
Ethiopian government and Tigray rebels have agreed to cease hostilities, a surprise diplomatic breakthrough after nearly two years of war. Following are reactions to the agreement:
Türkiye and Russia announce Moscow's return to grain deal following diplomatic initiatives by Ankara to ensure the deal is implemented smoothly, as fighting rages on its 252nd day.
World peace may have a better chance if sanctions were de-weaponised in our time of multi-dimensional war-making.
Senegal's President Macky Sall, who currently heads the African Union, hits out at the failings of the UN Security Council as he addresses the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security.
According to the rebels, the Myanmar military targeted a concert held by a major ethnic rebel group in the northern state of Kachin.
Mali has long struggled with a militant insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes.
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