Posts Tagged ‘UN’

Libya in turmoil since 2011 overthrow of Gaddafi

TRIPOLI • Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, with two rival authorities and a multitude of ...

Rules guiding pollution cuts adopted at UN climate meeting

While the rulebook serves as a foundation, many say it lacks detail needed to spur immediate action
By BLOOMBERG KATOWICE • Envoys at a ...

UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi murder

By AFP
DOHA • United Nations (UN) chief Antonio Guterres called yesterday for a “credible” probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Saudi ...

At-risk nations plead for ‘justice’ at UN climate summit

The world is already experiencing the damage lying in wait if global warming runs unchecked
By AFP KATOWICE • Nations facing imminent ...

Nations urged to tackle ‘urgent threats’ at UN climate talks

KATOWICE • With the direst warnings yet of impending environmental disaster still ringing in their ears, representatives from nearly 200 nations gathered ...

2018 temperatures set to be among hottest on record, says UN

GENEVA • Global temperatures in 2018 are set to be the fourth-highest on record, the United Nations (UN) said yesterday, stressing the urgent need for ...

Mujahid: Malay, Bumiputera special rights not affected by ratifying UN treaty

By P PREM KUMAR & ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
MALAYSIA’S ratification of the United Nations (UN) anti-discrimination treaty will not ...

Varsities urged to revive Model UN Programme

By BERNAMA / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The government has urged all universities in the country to revive the Model United Nations (UN) Programme as part ...

UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos

Earth’s surface has warmed 1°C and is on track toward an unliveable 3°C or 4°C rise
By AFP INCHEON • Avoiding global climate chaos will ...

Time running out for Indonesia survivors

The number of dead had risen to 1,407 across 4 areas around Palu with 519 bodies already buried
By AFP  JAKARTA • The death toll in ...

Indonesia clamps down on looting after quake-tsunami

Almost 200,000 people are in need of urgent help, among them thousands of children
By AFP INDONESIA • More than 1,200 people are ...

UN must be reformed, says Dr Mahathir

by BERNAMA 
NEW YORK – After a 15 year-absence from the United Nations, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today makes his return and boldly repeated ...