Turkey's rebranding campaign, which began in December, is characterized as an effort to better represent its culture abroad. It also distances the country from some less-flattering associations.
Violence and natural disasters are fueling the surge in the number of people displaced, the U.N. says in a new report.
A roundup of key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Widespread allegations of rape at the hands of Russian soldiers have been coming out of Ukraine. Experts say rape in conflict is often used to pursue strategic aims.
For the first time, the General Assembly will be required "to hold a debate on the situation" that sparks a veto in the Security Council within 10 working days.
The number is more than double what the U.N.'s refugee agency projected in February when Russia invaded the country. The vast majority of those who have already left are women and children.
Guterres said the world is grappling with the most conflict since 1945, and proposed a New Agenda for Peace to bring stability to places such as Yemen, Myanmar, Syria, Sudan and Ukraine.
More than 12,500 people in Myanmar have been detained, at least 440,000 have been displaced and about 14 million people are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance, the report says.
The General Assembly overwhelmingly supported a non-binding resolution that demands Russia immediately remove its forces from Ukraine.
The U.N.'s Matthias Schmale reflects on his time as a leading international aid rep in Gaza. He departed UNRWA this week after offending Palestinians with his remarks on Israeli airstrikes.
Wealthy countries have historically been the largest producers of greenhouse gases. One of the biggest issues left at the COP26 summit is their role helping poorer nations cope with climate change.
How hot will the planet get? What nations negotiate at the international climate summit will help determine that. Here are 4 things to know about what's being decided.
The drug, known as molnupiravir, has shown promise in treating the disease. The agreement to license its production could help millions of people in the developing world gain access to it.