United Nations Security Council must not let Syria crisis spiral out of control: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres (Photo by AFP) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned that the “impasse” in the Security Council on Syria could cause the situation to spiral out of control amid threats of a US military strike against the Arab country. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the UN chief expressed regret […]

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‘Two-state’ solution only way to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres (Photo by AFP) United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has emphasized that the so-called two-state solution is the sole way out of the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, warning that the “negative trends” unfolding in the region could endanger the bid. “There is no Plan B. A two-state solution is the only […]

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urges talks on Pyongyang nuclear crisis after thaw in Korea ties

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks at a press conference during the 30th annual African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on January 28, 2018. (AFP photo) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has underlined the necessity for key players to hold “serious” talks on North Korea’s nuclear crisis following a thaw in relations between the […]

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns against ‘sleepwalking’ into war with North Korea

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (L) and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a joint news conference at Abe’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan, December 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned the international community against the danger of “sleepwalking” into a war with North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs. […]

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres slams Libya slave auctions as ‘crime against humanity’

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks as the Security Council holds a meeting at the United Nations in New York on September 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the reported auctions of African refugees in Libya as slaves amount to “crimes against humanity,” calling for an immediate investigation into the […]

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns of Myanmar crisis at ASEAN event

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila, the Philippines, on November 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United Nations (UN)’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stressed the urgency of attempts needed to end the appalling plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. “The dramatic movement of hundreds […]

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