UN chief proposes summit to tackle Amazon fires

UN chief proposes summit to tackle Amazon fires

(VOVWORLD) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday proposed a meeting of key countries to drum up support to tackle the devastating Amazon forest fires, which he called a “very...
UN urges Europe to take in 500 stranded migrants

UN urges Europe to take in 500 stranded migrants

(VOVWORLD) - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday urgently called on European governments to take in 500 people rescued in the Mediterranean who remain stranded as countries bicker...
UN urges Russia, US to extend New START treaty

UN urges Russia, US to extend New START treaty

(VOVWORLD) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged the US and Russia to extend the so-called ‘New Start’ agreement to provide stability and the time to negotiate future...
UN calls for Eid truce in Libya

UN calls for Eid truce in Libya

(VOVWORLD) - United Nations envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame has called for a truce during the upcoming Eid al-Adha religious holiday (August 10), saying the fighting in that country needs...
 US hopes to resume talks with North Korea

US hopes to resume talks with North Korea

(VOVWORLD) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hopes working-level talks to revive denuclearization talks with North Korea could occur very soon but emphasized that a follow...
North Korean leader visits war cemetery

North Korean leader visits war cemetery

(VOVWORLD) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has returned to Pyongyang after a dayslong tour of provincial regions, including the on-site inspection of submarine construction and rocket launches