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    The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization tasked with maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international co-operation, and being a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.

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    Guterres urges gender violence end amid 'horrifying' global surge
    Politics

    Guterres urges gender violence end amid 'horrifying' global surge

    (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged all governments to adopt measures against the "horrifying global surge in domestic violence", following the lockdowns imposed by authorities around the world to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

    UN Security Council many meet soon to discuss COVID-19, says Secy Gen Antonio Guterres
    International

    UN Security Council many meet soon to discuss COVID-19, says Secy Gen Antonio Guterres

    With the world under the grip of COVID-19, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres indicated that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) may meet soon to discuss the pandemic, which has infected more than 1.2 million worldwide and killed close to 70,000.

    Impossible to contain COVID-19 in war-torn countries like Libya: UN
    International

    Impossible to contain COVID-19 in war-torn countries like Libya: UN

    The United Nations has warned that an outbreak of coronavirus in Libya could be worrisome and catastrophic for the country's Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) and other 700,000 refugees in the country.

    Panic buying amid COVID-19 can impact global food supply chain: WPF
    Business

    Panic buying amid COVID-19 can impact global food supply chain: WPF

    The unfolding COVID-19 pandemic is so far having little impact on the global food supply chain but that could change for the worse if anxiety-driven panic by major food importers takes hold, the World Food Programme (WFP) has said.

    Imran Khan's criticism over J&K Reorganisation Order 2020 baseless, say PoK activists
    International

    Imran Khan's criticism over J&K Reorganisation Order 2020 baseless, say PoK activists

    Political activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) have condemned Prime Minister Imran Khan's criticism over the introduction of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Order 2020.

    Covid-19: Guterres warns terrorists may take advantage of pandemic
    International

    Covid-19: Guterres warns terrorists may take advantage of pandemic

    UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Friday that terrorists could be taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic devastating large areas of the world.

    Post-coronavirus world will be even more digital: Guterres
    Politics

    Post-coronavirus world will be even more digital: Guterres

    (IANS) The post-coronavirus world will be different and much more digital than before, said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

    COVID-19 crisis: Pak authorities sell relief materials, meant for poor, to retail stores in PoK
    International

    COVID-19 crisis: Pak authorities sell relief materials, meant for poor, to retail stores in PoK

    Pakistani authorities are selling to retail stores in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) the relief material and essential food items, which are actually meant for the poor during Covid-19 crisis.

    Discrimination amid pandemic, Pakistan refuses to give food to Hindus as Covid-19 rages
    International

    Discrimination amid pandemic, Pakistan refuses to give food to Hindus as Covid-19 rages

    The world is united in fighting against Covid-19 pandemic but for Pakistan, religious discrimination remains a top priority amidst this global crisis. The country's Hindus and Christian minorities are not being given food supplies by authorities, saying they are meant for the Muslims.

    UN calls for $2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing countries
    Business

    UN calls for $2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing countries

    With two-thirds of the world's population living in developing countries (excluding China) facing unprecedented economic damage from the COVID-19 crisis, the United Nations is calling for a 2.5 trillion dollars package for these countries to turn expressions of international solidarity into meaningful global action.

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