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Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief

Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief

UN chief Antonio Guterres launched a ‘call to action’ on Monday against rising attacks on human rights worldwide, highlighting the persecution of minorities and ‘alarming levels of femicide’.

UN climate talks a 'lost opportunity', says Guterres

UN climate talks a 'lost opportunity', says Guterres

A major climate summit wrapped up in Madrid Sunday with a compromise deal that left little to show, prompting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to lament a ‘lost opportunity’ to act.

UN chief vows continued support for DR Congo army

UN chief vows continued support for DR Congo army

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Sunday vowed continued support for the Democratic Republic of Congo, grappling with the double scourge of militia violence and an Ebola epidemic.

UN chief expresses solidarity with Ebola-hit DR Congo

UN chief expresses solidarity with Ebola-hit DR Congo

UN chief Antonio Guterres started a three-day tour of the Democratic Republic of Congo Saturday, expressing ‘solidarity’ with a region ravaged by violence and an Ebola epidemic.

Israeli defence minister rejects calls for Gaza inquiry

Israeli defence minister rejects calls for Gaza inquiry

Hamas, the dominant Palestinian group in Gaza, said five of the dead were members of its armed wing. Israel said eight of the 15 belonged to Hamas and two others came from other militant factions.

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Speaking on a visit to Japan, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said: "The worst possible thing that could happen would be for us all to sleepwalk into a war that might have very dramatic circumstances."

UN's Ban hails likely successor Guterres as 'superb choice'

UN's Ban hails likely successor Guterres as 'superb choice'

Departing UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday hailed his likely successor Antonio Guterres as a ‘superb choice’, ahead of the former Portuguese prime minister's expected backing by the Security Council.