U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres was re-elected to lead the world body for the next five years, winning the General Assembly’s unanimous support.
The U.N. General Assembly is expected to approve a resolution urging Myanmar’s military to end violence and restore democracy.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the global number of people fleeing wars, conflicts or human rights violations rose to almost 82.4 million last year.
U.N. climate officials reported some progress in talks but “a significant amount of work” remains before a November summit.
With U.S.-Russia tensions nearing Cold War-era dimensions, Presidents Biden and Putin used Swiss diplomacy to agree to nuclear talks and other measures.
The Arab League urged the U.N. Security Council to intervene in a regional dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
The E.U. and U.S. announced a deal to end the bitter trade dispute between Airbus and Boeing as E.U. leaders and U.S. President Joe Biden met in Brussels.
NATO agreed to address China’s military goals along with Russia’s aggressiveness at a summit on threats and challenges “from all strategic directions.”
The G-7 summit wrapped up with vows to end the pandemic, fight climate change and incorporate U.S. President Biden’s pledge to “build back better.”
The U.S. and the U.K. signed a “revitalized” version of the 1941 Atlantic Charter to focus on 21st century risks such as cyber attacks and rising temperatures.
The planet’s massive losses of species and rising temperatures are driven by human activities that must be tackled together, two organizations reported.
ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda called on Sudan to hand over Omar al-Bashir and other Darfur war crime suspects.
WasteAid and musicMagpie partnered to create a “Mount Recyclemore” sculpture of G-7 leaders in Cornwall.
The rise of ESG investing creates an “urgent demand for global standards,” says an organization working on them as the next U.N. climate summit nears.
Russia withdrew from a treaty meant to lower the risk of conflict between Western nations and post-Soviet Russia, soon after the U.S. abandoned it.
Finance ministers from the Group of Seven agreed to set a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15 percent to deter multinationals from using tax havens.
Chemical weapons were used or likely used in at least 17 attacks in Syria, the international chemical weapons watchdog told the U.N. Security Council.
The ILO reported first-quarter employment losses globally were equivalent to 140 million full-time jobs.
Five nations announced a new alliance to promote more conservation of marine ecosystems in the fight against climate change.