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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Makes First Visit to Nigeria

ABUJA, NIGERIA — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, at the start of a two-day visit to Nigeria, is in northeast Borno state, where the country has been struggling in its fight against Islamist militants. The United Nations information center in Nigeria said the Secretary General is expected to meet with...

UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘shocked’ as two Russian rockets hit Kyiv during visit

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres was left "shocked" as two Russian rockets struck Kyiv during his visit to the capital of Ukraine.Mr Guterres met with Volodymyr Zelensky in the war-torn city on Thursday, before suggesting that he is pushing for a "full-scale ceasefire" during a press conference alongside the president. "I was shocked to be informed that two rockets exploded in the city where I am," the UN chief said."This is a dramatic war. We absolutely need to end the war and we absolutely need to have a solution for it."Click here to sign up for our newsletters. Read More Ukraine: British man killed, second missing while fighting RussiaWhy has Russia invaded Ukraine? The conflict simply explainedSign The Independent’s petition to help the people of Ukraine
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres headed to meet Putin in Moscow to push for a Ukraine ceasefire

United Nations — After failing to convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to halt his war in Ukraine by sending an emissary, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was headed on Monday to meet Putin in person. The U.N. chief is to arrive Tuesday in Moscow after first visiting Ankara, Turkey, where the government has been leading the push for a ceasefire.

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Watch live as UN Secretary-General António Guterres meets Putin in Moscow to discuss Ukraine

Watch live as United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres meets with Vladimir Putin in Moscow.Guterres has travelled to Russia to meet with the president to discuss the Ukraine crisis.Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky has criticised Guterres for visiting Russia before Ukraine."The war is in Ukraine, there are no bodies in the streets of Moscow. It would be logical to go first to Ukraine, to see the people there, the consequences of the occupation," Zelensky said.Click here to sign up to our newsletters. Read More Alec Baldwin recounts moment of Halyna Hutchins Rust shooting in police interviewDeptford: Over 100 firefighters called to blaze in roof of flatsChildren duck for cover as gunfire erupts at youth baseball game in South Carolina

UN chief Antonio Guterres set to meet with Putin, Zelensky next week

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is set to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, according to a UN spokesperson. Guterres is expected to travel to Ukraine for the meeting on Thursday, the UN announced. The UN chief will also meet with Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and UN agency staff members...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls coal a ‘stupid investment’

The United Nations Secretary-General issued a stark warning on Monday, saying the planet originated from COP26 last year Summit in Glasgow with “some naive optimism” and it was “Walk Asleep to Climate Catastrophe”. In notes delivered to The Economist’s Sustainability Week via video link, Antonio Guterres...

‘Delay is Death,’ said UN Chief António Guterres of the New IPCC Report Showing Climate Impacts Are Outpacing Adaptation Efforts

Today’s report on climate impacts, vulnerabilities and adaptation from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was finalized just as Russia invaded Ukraine. Russian scientists at the online approval session Sunday apologized for their country’s invasion, while the war drew Ukrainian scientists away from the meeting. It might be...