Antonio Guterres

UNSC to hold meeting over Mali crisis on Wednesday

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 11:38 GMT

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold emergency discussions on Mali Wednesday, a day after an apparent military coup in the crisis-torn West African country, Channels Television reported.

UN urges concerned states to resolve differences on GERD amid reports on dam filling

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 12:55 GMT

Secretary General Antonio Guterres said agreement on GERD should be “mutually beneficial” for the peoples of the three countries, Reuters reported, quoting Dujarric.

UN’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres mourns Egypt’s former President Mubarak

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 - 11:21 GMT

United Nations' Secretary-General Antonio Guterres mourned Egypt’s former President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Wednesday.

Zero-hour on climate, but UN talks in another time zone

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 - 10:50 GMT

Global talks tasked with neutralising the threat of global warming get underway in Madrid Monday, but their narrow focus on rules and procedures remains out of sync with the world's climate-addled future.

U.N. chief in Libya to meet commander as fighters close in on capital

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 10:00 GMT

The advances by the Benghazi-based eastern forces marked a dramatic escalation of a power struggle that has dragged on in Libya since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

Yemen's warring parties agree ceasefire for key port at UN talks

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 05:10 GMT

Yemen's warring parties on Thursday agreed to a ceasefire on a vital port.

Guterres urges world to support Egypt's efforts in Gaza

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 10:53 GMT

Guterres urged all the regional powers to support the Egyptian efforts to curb any military escalation between the Israeli army and the Palestinian factions in Gaza.

U.S. urges strict UN sanctions until N.Korea acts on denuclearization

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 - 10:00 GMT

The United States called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday to act on his promise to give up nuclear weapons and said the world.

Outrage after bloody day for Afghan journalists

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Condemnation poured in from across the world Tuesday after 10 journalists were among dozens killed in attacks in Afghanistan.

U.N. secretary general condemns deadly air strikes in Yemen

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 06:07 GMT

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres strongly condemned on Monday air strikes on a wedding party in Yemen that killed at least 50 civilians.

GCC, UN chief mull counter-terrorism efforts

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 03:20 GMT

Secretary-General of the GCC Abdullatif Rashid Al-Zayani met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the High-level International Conference.

U.N. chief seeks peace talks on Yemen, aid lifeline

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 10:07 GMT

United Nations Secretary-General appealed on Tuesday for the warring sides in Yemen to reach a political settlement to end a conflict in its fourth year.

Guterres alarmed by use of chemical weapons in Syria

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 10:58 GMT

General Antonio Guterres said the use of chemical weapons, under any circumstances, is unjustifiable and abhorrent.

I am a proud feminist: Antonio Guterres

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Guterres praised the vital role of the CSW to erase stereotypes and fight discrimination limiting women’s and girls’ opportunities.

North Korea says U.N. chief 'picking a quarrel’ with sanctions remarks

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 12:40 GMT

North Korea on Thursday accused United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres of "picking a quarrel."

U.N. chief urges Iranians to avoid violence as protests continue

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 06:11 GMT

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for the security forces and demonstrators to avoid violence

Rebels kill 15 peacekeepers in Congo

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 12:30 GMT

S uspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others.

U.N. Security Council to meet Friday on Jerusalem

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 08:56 GMT

UN Security Council will meet on Friday at the request of eight states on the 15-member body over Trump's decision.

UN opposed to unilateral action on Jerusalem

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 08:23 GMT

Antonio Guterres opposes any unilateral action on Jerusalem that could undermine a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

U.N. chief urges end to air, ground assaults in Yemen

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 09:51 GMT

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday urged warring parties in Yemen to stop all ground and air assaults.