• Sat, 23 Feb 2019 07:25
    UN chief warns Venezuela against lethal force on protesters
    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged authorities in Venezuela not to use lethal force against protesters, after soldiers shot dead two indigenous people who were attempting to prevent the sealing of a border crossing to Brazil.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 18:13
    UN chief sees 'wind of hope' in African peace deals, elections
    United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Saturday that a slew of peaceful elections and truces in Africa were signs of a "wind of hope" on the continent.
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  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:09
    No room for climate delay, UN chief tells online summit
    The world is not moving fast enough to curb global warming and needs immediate action to address the issue, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told an online climate change conference Thursday.
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  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 01:00
    Calls mount for punishment of those who ordered Khashoggi killing
    The UN chief, Britain's foreign ministry and media groups on Saturday called for the punishment of those who ordered and carried out Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing in Istanbul.
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  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 08:01
    'Time for concrete action' on North Korea: UN chief
    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for concrete action to follow up on North Korea's commitment to close a missile test site with international monitors present.
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  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:03
    Int'l humanitarian appeal for Rohingya crisis underfunded: UN chief
    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that the international humanitarian appeal for the Rohingya crisis "remains significantly underfunded at 33 percent."
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  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 01:00
    Kofi Annan: key dates
    Key dates in the life of former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan, the first black man to head the world body.
  • Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:59
    Former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan dies
    Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation announced, prompting a barrage of grief-stricken tributes from around the world.
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  • Sat, 14 Apr 2018 12:14
    UN chief urges restraint after strikes on Syria
    United Nations, United States - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for restraint and for countries to avoid any acts that could escalate the situation in Syria after the United States, France and Britain carried out strikes.
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  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 06:54
    North Korea calls UN chief 'henchman' of the US
    North Korea on Thursday accused UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres of being a "kind of henchman who is representing the United States" after the UN chief said sanctions were essential to pressure Pyongyang.
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  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:19
    UN chief concerned about deal on return of Myanmar's Rohingya
    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday expressed concerns after Myanmar and Bangladesh reached a deal on the return of hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingyas that sidelined the UN refugee agency.
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  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:14
    UN chief meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis
    UN chief Antonio Guterres urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to return, when they met Tuesday at a summit in the Philippines, his office said.
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  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 07:09
    Former UN chief Annan says Rohingya must return to Myanmar
    Former UN chief Kofi Annan urged the Security Council on Friday to push for the return to Myanmar of hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohyingas who have been driven out in an army campaign.
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  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:20
    Death penalty has 'no place in 21st century:' UN chief
    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an end to the death penalty Tuesday, insisting it has "no place in the 21st century."
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  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 08:11
    15 dead in Rohingya boat sinking, UN chief tells Myanmar to end 'nightmare'
    COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh - At least 15 people drowned and scores are feared missing after a boat carrying Rohingya families capsized off Bangladesh Thursday, as UN chief Antonio Guterres exhorted Myanmar's leaders to end the refugees' "nightmare."
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