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G-7 finance ministers said they agreed to take concrete steps to deepen economic cooperation and respond together against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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.
More than two years into the pandemic, scientists say its global impacts will not be finished with us anytime soon, particularly in developing nations.
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.
Climate change is devastating the American West, where wildfire season is off to an early, ferocious start. The U.N. says wildfires are wreaking havoc globally.
International investigators were directed to focus their efforts on possible war crimes by Russian soldiers near Ukraine’s capital and other regions.
An international astronomy team gave the world its first glimpse of the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.
The head of a U.N. agency that last year oversaw US$3.4 billion in projects resigned over questions into tens of millions of dollars in agency spending.
There have been almost 15 million deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic — more than twice the official death toll — according to new estimates.
Polarization fueled by Fox News-like opinion media, disinformation and propaganda is battering democracies, Reporters Without Borders said.
Red Cross and U.N. workers rescued civilians from Ukraine’s besieged Mariupol, busing them to safety as part of a negotiated “safe passage” operation.
Prompted by its own paralysis over Syria and Ukraine, the U.N. moved to prevent abuse of power by Russia and other permanent Security Council members.
The world’s biggest and most powerful atom smasher is once again circulating beams of protons after a shutdown of more than three years for upgrades.
Russia has clearly violated international humanitarian law and abused human rights during its invasion of Ukraine since late February, OSCE reported.
The global number of confirmed COVID-19 cases surpassed 500 million with nearly 6.2 million deaths as a highly contagious Omicron sub-variant surged.
Nations have just a few years left to achieve the 2015 Paris Agreement’s goals of limiting global warming to a rise of 1.5 or 2 degrees C., climate experts say.
The world is “sleepwalking” towards ruin as the coronavirus and Russia’s war in Ukraine put a 1.5 degrees C. limit further out of reach, the U.N. chief said.
While many Ukrainians stay to fight, several million Ukrainians have fled their country, mostly to Poland, since Russia’s invasion last month.
If Russia’s invasion of Ukraine becomes a long drawn-out war it would erase almost two decades of prosperty-building, according to UNDP data estimates.
The ICJ ordered Russia to halt its invasion of Ukraine in a legally binding decision that is mainly symbolic because there is no direct means of enforcing it.