Antonio Guterres

UN chief urges global effort to protect press after Nobel wins

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday urged a global effort to protect a free press as he and the United States separately congratulated embattled journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov ...

UN chief urges global effort to protect press after Nobel wins

Guterres praises Bangladesh’s development, PM Hasina’s leadership

The United Nations (UN) secretary general António Guterres has highly appreciated the development miracle of Bangladesh under the dynamic and visionary leadership of prime minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and United Nations secretary general António Guterres held bilateral talks   on Thursday

Taliban ask to address UN General Assembly, names new envoy

The Taliban's new foreign minister has asked to address world leaders at this week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, a UN spokesman said Tuesday

Taliban ask to address UN General Assembly, names new envoy

OECD lowers global, US economic growth forecasts

The OECD warned Tuesday of an "uneven" global economic recovery as it lowered its 2021 growth forecasts for the world and the United States while raising the outlook for Europe.

OECD lowers global, US economic growth forecasts

Green groups call for COP26 climate talks to be postponed due to Covid

Delegates from more than 190 countries attend the annual talks, yet with many countries grappling with Covid-19 and poorer nations struggling to access vaccines, they should be postponed

Green groups call for COP26 climate talks to be postponed due to Covid

US warns of Afghanistan civil war

Taliban fighters advanced deep into the last holdout province of Panjshir Sunday, as the top US general warned Afghanistan faces a wider civil war that would offer fertile ground for a resurgence of ...

Still frame from an undated video seen by Reuters shows people standing next to Humvees adorned with the Taliban flag on the mountaintops close to Golbahar, near the southern entrance of Panjshir valley, Afghanistan. Video obtained from social media.

UN chief ready to talk to Taliban

Guterres said he was ready to speak with the Taliban himself "when it is clear with whom should I speak, for what purpose." For now, UN officials in Kabul have been in close contact with the Taliban, ...

UN chief ready to talk to Taliban

No Syria cross-border aid would be devastating, warns UN chief

Guterres addressed the 15-member body ahead of a likely showdown next month between Western members and Russia and China over the renewal of the mandate for the long-running aid operation, which ...

No Syria cross-border aid would be devastating, warns UN chief

UN chief Guterres appointed for second term

United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres was appointed for a second-five year-term on Friday by the 193-member UN General Assembly.

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres

Dhaka seeks UN chief's intervention to resolve Rohingya crisis

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has sought UN secretary general Antonio Guterres' personal intervention over the Rohingya issue, saying it is now needed more than ever as the political situation in ...

Dhaka seeks UN chief's intervention to resolve Rohingya crisis
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