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    Nations failing to fund climate adaptation: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:19am on January 18, 2021

    The world is falling short of promises made under the Paris climate deal to help the most vulnerable nations deal with the increasingly devastating impacts...

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    Solidarity failing in global response to coronavirus: Guterres

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 03:12pm on January 16, 2021

    United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres on Friday deplored the ‘heart-wrenching milestone’ of the global death toll from COVID-19 topping two million, and lamented the...

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    UN says world faces catastrophic warming

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:30pm on January 15, 2021

    The world is on course for a ‘catastrophic’ temperature rise this century, the United Nations said Thursday as it confirmed that 2020 rivalled 2016 as...

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    World facing ‘catastrophic’ warming: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:04pm on January 15, 2021

    The world is on course for a ‘catastrophic’ temperature rise this century, the United Nations said on Thursday as it confirmed that 2020 rivalled 2016...

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    Guterres to run for 2nd term as UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:20pm on January 12, 2021

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres will run for a second five-year term as the organisation’s chief, his spokesman said Monday. Guterres informed the president of...

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    Beijing warns of heavy price if US envoy travels to Taiwan

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:55pm on January 08, 2021

    China on Thursday warned the United States would pay a ‘heavy price’ if its United Nations ambassador Kelly Craft made good on plans to travel...

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    Five new nations join polarised UNSC

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:39am on January 05, 2021

    Five new countries — India, Mexico, Norway, Ireland and Kenya — formally joined the UN Security Council on Monday at a time of growing polarisation...

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    You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2021

    WITH a recent report titled ‘Projections of Future Coral Bleaching Conditions,’ published by the United Nations Environment Programme in November, Leticia Carvalho — head of...

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    British diplomat Brian Urquhart passes away

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Tyringham | Updated at 01:38pm on January 04, 2021

    British diplomat Brian Urquhart, an early leader of the United Nations who played a central role in developing the UN practice of peacekeeping, has died,...

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    Bangladesh happy with UN resolution on Rohingyas voting outcome

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:48pm on January 03, 2021

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said they have no displeasure against the countries which abstained from voting in the UN resolution and voted...

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