The G-7 committed to “phasing out or banning the import of Russian oil” after a video meeting with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
The U.N. weather agency confirmed the past seven years were the hottest on record in a new report that will serve as the basis for global climate negotiations.
Polarization fueled by Fox News-like opinion media, disinformation and propaganda is battering democracies, Reporters Without Borders said.
More than two years into the pandemic, scientists say its global impacts will not be finished with us anytime soon, particularly in developing nations.
The U.N. human rights office recorded 7,964 civilian casualties in Ukraine: 3,778 killed, 4,186 injured. Actual figures are likely higher.
The U.N. General Assembly voted to replace Russia with the Czech Republic on the 47-member Human Rights Council.
Russia’s Putin will attend this year’s G-20 Bali summit, Indonesia’s president said. Ukraine’s Zelenskyy also is invited.
The International Labor Organization elected Togo’s Gilbert F. Houngbo to serve as its next director-general starting in October.
Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO in a “historic step” for Europe’s security landscape, even as Turkey opposed the moves.
NATO welcomed decisions by Finland and Sweden to seek membership in the military alliance as foreign ministers met to discuss fast-tracking an expansion.
Russia’s war in the ‘breadbasket of Europe’ threatens to cause widespread hunger particularly in Africa and the Middle East, the G-7 warned.
International investigators were directed to focus their efforts on possible war crimes by Russian soldiers near Ukraine’s capital and other regions.
Finland’s president and prime minister announced support for immediately applying to join NATO, a major reversal due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.