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Foeticide: Indian man rips pregnant wife’s stomach open to confirm baby’s...

A man has been arrested in northern India after slashing the stomach of his pregnant wife with a sickle, leaving her critically...

UN to mark 75th anniversary with largely online event

The UN is to mark the 75th anniversary of its founding amid the ruins of World War II with a large online...

UN secretary general highlights security implications of COVID-19

United Nations secretary-general António Guterres on Friday highlighted some implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for peace and security.

Coronavirus: UNECA puts off conference of ministers slated for Addis Ababa

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has shifted the date for the 2020 edition of the Conference of (African) Ministers...

2019 second hottest year since start of industrial revolution – WMO

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said yesterday that year 2019 was the second hottest since the start of the industrial revolution,

Soleimani’s death an act of war – Iranian envoy to UN

The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations described the killing of one of his country’s top generals as an act of war, US...

AfDB unfolds $500m plan to transit Africa to renewable energy

The president of African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr. Akinwunmi Adesina, has unfolded the bank’s $500 million green base load scheme that would...

13-year-old Nigerian student participates in UN International High Level Conference

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) has selected 13 -year old Blessing Eijindu, of the Battle Axe Academy, Lugbe, Abuja, to...

UN receives 38 sexual complaints against personnel

The United Nations on said it received 38 allegations of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) involving its personnel, in the second quarter of 2019.

Eating less meat, more plant diet to curb climate change –...

The United Nations Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC) has advised that eating less meat and more plant diet will help the world...
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