Antonio Guterres

UN chief calls for stability as Lebanon PM quits

UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the resignation of Lebanese PM Saad Hariri and called for security and stability.

Nov 06, 2017, 07:43 AM IST

26 killed in latest central Africa clashes: United Nations

At least 26 people were killed during clashes in a southeast region of the Central African Republic where the government has struggled to assert its authority, the UN's peacekeeping force in the country said on Friday. 

Oct 21, 2017, 05:57 AM IST

UN chief: Scientists say extreme storms will be 'new normal'

A warmer climate "turbocharges the intensity of hurricanes," which pick up energy as they move across the ocean, UN chief said.

Oct 05, 2017, 10:03 AM IST

Pakistan hands over dossier on Kashmir to UN chief

Pakistan has handed over a dossier to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir, the country's top security body was informed on Friday.

Sep 30, 2017, 06:33 AM IST

UN condemns Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims

The UN Security Council has widely condemned Myanmar`s treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority, and also raised issues of terrorism and the attack on Hindus.

Sep 29, 2017, 10:32 AM IST

UN chief prioritises politics in peacekeeping reform

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said politics must be prioritised in the reform of UN peacekeeping operations.

Sep 21, 2017, 06:54 AM IST

India to work for environment beyond Paris Agreement: Sushma Swaraj

Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj has said that India will continue to work beyond the Paris Agreement.

Sep 20, 2017, 07:32 AM IST

Use of nuclear weapons unthinkable: UN chief Antonio Guterres

US President Donald Trump, who has threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" unless it changes course, will be in the spotlight on Tuesday when he delivers his maiden address.

Sep 19, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

World afraid of nuclear war with North Korea, says UN chief Guterres

Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea.

Sep 19, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for political solution to Korean crisis

"The solution can only be political. Military action could cause devastation on a scale that would take generations to overcome," Guterres told reporters at a news conference at the UN headquarters in New York.

Sep 14, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

United Nations chief urges Myanmar to halt attacks on Rohingya

UN chief Antonio Guterres called Wednesday on Myanmar to halt its military campaign against Rohingyas in Rakhine state, acknowledging that the Muslim minority was facing ethnic cleansing.

Sep 13, 2017, 23:07 PM IST

UN condemns North Korea nuclear tests

On Sunday, North Korea said it detonated a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile and called it a "perfect success", inviting worldwide condemnation and promises of tougher US sanctions.

Sep 06, 2017, 14:02 PM IST

UN chief warns against military action on North Korea, calls for diplomacy

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that military action to deal with North Korean nuclear and missile threats will be "too horrific to contemplate".

Aug 16, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

UN chief says Cyprus talks fail

Talks aimed at ending the four-decade Cyprus conflict have closed without reaching an agreement, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Friday after a stormy final session of talks that ran into the early hours.

Jul 07, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

UN chief in Switzerland for final Cyprus peace push

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres arrived in Switzerland on Friday to give a boost to pivotal talks aimed at reuniting the Mediterranean island of Cyprus after more than four decades of bitter division. 

Jun 30, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Iran accuses United States of 'brazen' plan to change its government

Iran's UN Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo said in a letter to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres circulated on Tuesday that Tillerson's comments are also "a flagrant violation" of the 1981 Algiers Accords in which the United States pledged "not to intervene, directly or indirectly, politically or militarily, in Iran's internal affairs."

Jun 28, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

At risk from more landslides in the area, a massive rescue effort involving more than 3,000 rescue workers was underway, Xinhua reported.


Jun 25, 2017, 08:53 AM IST

United Nations chief condemns separate bomb attacks in Pakistan

Dozens of people were killed and more than 100 were injured in the two separate attacks.


Jun 24, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

UN chief says he is engaged in bringing about Indo-Pak dialogue

PM Modi and Guterres had met in St Petersburg earlier in June on the sidelines of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Jun 21, 2017, 11:18 AM IST

UN chief engages to resume India-Pakistan talks on Kashmir

Guterres was asked about the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control and the ceasefire violations since he assumed office as the UN chief in January.

Jun 20, 2017, 23:08 PM IST