India`s child sex ratio drops: UN report

India needs to take urgent action following a sharp fall in its child sex ratio, a United Nations report said Tuesday.

India tops the list of global poor: UN report

India tops the list of countries with the largest share of global extreme poor though the poverty rate in southeast Asia as whole saw a substantial fall from 1990 to 2010, a new United Nations report said.

Major powers supply weapons in Syria: UN report

A UN inquiry commission report has revealed influential states are supplying Syrian government and opposition forces the weapons to carry out war crimes and violate human rights, reportedly.

Gross rights abuses committed by both sides in South Sudan: Report

Gross human rights abuses, including rapes, mass killings and torture, have been committed by both sides in the brutal conflict that erupted in South Sudan towards end of last year, according to a new UN report which said civilians were directly targeted in the violence.

Maternal health: Despite progress, India has highest number of deaths

Healthcare system in India seems to be improving in the last ten years as far as maternal deaths are concerned. According to a report released by the United Nations (UN), the country has witnessed a decline in maternity mortality rates between 1990 and 2013.

UN names 21 countries where rape in conflict

A new UN report names 21 countries where rape and other sexual violence has been committed in current and recent conflicts - from Afghanistan and Central African Republic to Myanmar and Syria.

New UN report shows global warming`s growing impact on climate change

A new report from the UN has warned that the impacts of global warming are likely to be "severe, pervasive and irreversible".

Climate change set to displace hundreds of millions of people by end of century

A new UN report suggests that climate change will displace hundreds of millions of people by the end of this century, increasing the risk of violent conflict and wiping trillions of dollars off the global economy.

North Korea, China slams UN report on human rights violation

North Korea has rejected a UN Human rights report that made shocking revelations of crimes committed against humanity in the country.

Prescription drug abuse growing in India: UN report

Prescription drug abuse is growing in India and the problem is serious in South Asia, according to a UN report.

UN report sees USD 1.45 tn global warming cost: Media

Global warming will reduce the world`s crop production by up to two percent every decade and wreak USD 1.45 trillion of economic damage by the end of this century, according to a draft UN report, Japanese media said today.

North Korea refutes UN report on human rights

North Korea has denounced a UN report on its human rights as "sheer lies" and "politically-motivated provocation".

Climate change poses risk to food supply in coming decades, says leaked UN report

Climate change is gong to pose sharp risks to the world`s food supply in coming decades, a leaked UN draft report revealed.

Pakistan `approved` US drone strikes: UN report

A report prepared by the United Nations has laid part of the blame on Pakistan for US drone strikes in its lawless tribal regions.

Syria claims rebels behind chemical weapon attack, gives evidence to Russia

The Syrian government has claimed that the rebel fighters in the war-torn country had used the chemical weapons in the attack that took place on August 21 and not the Syrian regime.

Britain claims UN report clearly implicates Assad regime in chemical attacks

Britain has said the United Nations report on the chemical weapons attack in Syria is abundantly clear in blaming the Bashar al-Assad regime for the incident in the suburbs bordering capital Damascus.

`50% Asian men commit sexual violence`

According to a recent report by the United Nations on violence against women, almost a quarter of men surveyed in Asia have admitted to committing at least one rape.

UN report urges human rights probe of North Korea

A UN special investigator is urging the world body to open an enquiry into North Korea for possible crimes against humanity.

SL slams allegations against govt in UN report on civil war

The Sri Lankan government has slammed a United Nations report on the country’s civil war, saying the allegations against the government are ‘unsubstantiated and erroneous’.

End to AIDS in sight due to falling HIV numbers, says UN report

As the numbers infected with incurable human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) keeps falling, experts are hopeful that AIDS could be eradicated in future due to better access to drugs that can both treat and prevent it, according to a UN report.