China accounted for 40% to 60% of the global increase in trichlorofluoromethane, or CFC-11, emissions between 2014 and 2017, a study found.
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North Korea asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States, state media said Saturday.
The development marks the first concrete step since a fragile UN ceasefire agreement was brokered between the war-ravaged nation's rival parties last December.
Malaysian research firm Merdeka Center found that the approval rating of the Pakatan Harapan government has plunged from 79% to 39% in 10 months.
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena says "99%" of the remaining suspects in the Easter attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized.
"There's no turning back," Juan Guaido, opposition leader, said as he addressed supporters on the streets of Caracas on Wednesday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif does not believe U.S. President Donald Trump wants war with Iran, but he told Reuters on Wednesday that Trump could be lured into a conflict.
The United Nations says about 80 percent of the 30 million population needs some form of humanitarian assistance and two-thirds of all districts in Yemen are in a "pre-famine" state. The rival central bank headquartered in Sanaa, the capital now held by the Houthis who control most urban centers in Yemen, did not receive any funds from the Saudi loan.
Pakistan has "reliable intelligence" that India will attack again this month, its foreign minister said, drawing condemnation from New Delhi which described the claim as irresponsible.
LONDON, April 4- The United Nations' shipping agency is working on tougher measures to clamp down on rogue shipping companies trying to use flag registries fraudulently to conceal their activities, officials said. With international and U.S. sanctions imposed on countries including North Korea, Iran and Syria, some ships involved in such trade have used...
UNITED NATIONS, April 4- The family of an American killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down over Ukraine in 2014 filed a lawsuit on Thursday against U.S.-based money transfer companies and two Russian banks they accuse of providing services to the group they blame for striking Flight MH17. MH17 was brought down over territory held by pro-Russian...
The battle to reclaim Ukraine's occupied territories back from Russia is far from over, according to the country's foreign minister.
The United Nations' sustainable development goals haven't been satisfactorily implemented, says Ban Ki-moon, chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia and former secretary general of the UN.
The implementation of sustainability goals set by the United Nations has not been satisfactory, the organization's former secretary general Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday.
The U.S. and Russia are locked in a battle for influence over crisis-stricken Venezuela, with Washington and Moscow trading barbs over perceived meddling in the South American country.
After Jaish-e-Mohammed, a Pakistan-based militant group, claimed credit for Feb. 14's suicide bombing that escalated tensions between India and Pakistan, the UN is set to vote on whether to designate the group's leader as a terrorist.
The U.S. hopes economic pressure will persuade North Korea to give up its nukes and missiles. But a U.N. report shows Pyongyang keeps busting sanctions.
*Large U.N. offices in both Addis Ababa and Nairobi. Sunday's crash, minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa for a flight to Nairobi, inflicted a particularly heavy toll on the United Nations, which has large offices in both cities. The Addis Ababa- Nairobi route is also popular with tourists and business people, who are drawn to East Africa's popular safari parks...
When Pat Brown was working in his lab in 2011, he had "zero" intention of starting a business — much less one that would win U.N. backing and investments from the likes of billionaire Bill Gates.