United Nations

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‘Talk with us, not for us’: fishing communities accuse UN of ignoring their voices
Developing countries’ delegates at UN conference seek recognition of small fisheries’ role in protecting oceans and fighting hunger

Karen McVeigh in Lisbon

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Iran accused of making ‘maximalist demands’ in nuclear deal talks
Talks to save 2015 agreement on brink of collapse as Tehran is also accused of testing missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

30, Jun, 2022 @7:05 PM

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Tanya Plibersek declares environment ‘is back front and centre’ in Australia at UN ocean conference
Environment minister receives enthusiastic welcome in Lisbon and flags five blue carbon projects to safeguard ocean health

Katharine Murphy Political editor

27, Jun, 2022 @2:40 AM

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The week in TV: Suspect; The Whistleblowers: Inside the UN; Lenny Henry’s Caribbean Britain; Ellie and Natasia
James Nesbitt’s latest troubled detective got lost in neo-noir gloom, an excellent documentary exposed the UN’s seedy side, Lenny Henry celebrated cultural diversity, and a new sketch show sparkled

Barbara Ellen

26, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Ukraine and the EU: the urgent questions that remain over country’s survival
Historic decision on candidate status could overshadow more vital issues

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

23, Jun, 2022 @11:26 AM

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Marseille, Alexandria and Istanbul prepare for Mediterranean tsunami
Risk of significant tsunami within next 30 years is nearly 100%, Unesco says, as it urges coastal cities to become ‘tsunami-ready’

Karen McVeigh

23, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Whistleblowers: Inside the UN review – a horrific tale of misogyny, rape and 10,000 deaths
This shocking, methodical documentary uses first-hand testimonies to expose a toxic culture where abusers prey on the vulnerable – while hiding behind a cloak of saintliness

Jack Seale

21, Jun, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Vanuatu calls on Australia to back its UN bid to recognise climate change harm
Pacific islands urge new Labor government to support push for international court of justice to issue climate advisory opinion

Kate Lyons

19, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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UN urged to impose travel ban on Taliban leadership over oppression of women
Campaigners say curtailing of women’s rights in Afghanistan means Trump-era waiver must be removed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Jun, 2022 @3:07 PM

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UN calls on UAE to release British man imprisoned in Dubai since 2008
UN working group rules that Ryan Cornelius has been held arbitrarily and subjected to rights violations

Diane Taylor

17, Jun, 2022 @5:36 PM

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France and Turkey propose rival plans to get grain out of Ukraine
Macron favours land routes to Romania from Odesa whereas Ankara wants to use shipping lanes through Black Sea

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

17, Jun, 2022 @4:43 PM

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‘Marching towards starvation’: UN warns of hell on earth if Ukraine war goes on
Unprecedented food shortages could spark riots in dozens of countries as Black Sea blockade adds to pressures, says WFP chief

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

17, Jun, 2022 @1:59 PM

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