China defends repatriation of North Koreans
China on Monday defended its repatriation of North Koreans who have escaped across its border after a United Nations envoy voiced concern about increasing detentions and expulsions.
UN sues for increased peace, diplomacy in Nigeria
The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, has called for a surge in diplomacy for peace and for a new emphasis on preventing conflicts in Nigeria and the world in general.
China upholds UN sanctions as North Korea trade rises
China insisted Thursday it was upholding UN sanctions on North Korea despite a jump in its trade with the nuclear-armed nation that comes amid growing US calls for Beijing to rein in its neighbour.
Cyprus talks end without agreement, says UN chief
Marathon talks in Switzerland aimed at ending the decades-old conflict on Cyprus wrapped up early Friday without a deal, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.
Cyprus leaders grapple with decades-old feuds at peace talks
Rival Cypriot leaders resumed efforts Wednesday to solve one of the world's longest-running conflicts in what the United Nations billed as the "best chance" to bring lasting peace to the Mediterranean island.
Admitting Morocco into ECOWAS is anti-Nigeria, says Akinyemi
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi has condemned the admission of Morocco into the Economy Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
Babatunde Osotimehin passes on at 68, government, UNFPA, NACA, others mourn
Eulogies have continued to pour in for the first Director General (DG) of the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA), former Minister of Health and Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund...
How to solve the global education crisis
Today, 263 million of the world's children are out of school. Education is particularly effective at ending the poverty cycle;$1.2 trillion is spent globally on education - but it isn't spent effectively.