Former 'Top Gear' host Jeremy Clarkson told climate activist Greta Thunberg to 'be a good girl' and 'shut up'

2019-10-02 09:58

The former "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson criticized the climate activist Greta Thunberg in a scathing op-ed article after her UN address last week.

Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing — yet another sign we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction

2019-05-04 15:32

The AFP has obtained an early draft of a United Nations report that suggests up to 1 million species are at risk of extinction, some within decades.

One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey

2019-01-18 09:47

A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to the findings of the first-ever survey on such misconduct.

Danai Gurira is more than prepared for her new role as the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

2018-12-05 09:55

Danai joins other women in the same role including actresses Emma Watson, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman and Anne Hathaway.

Trump suggests the climate may actually be 'fabulous' after ominous UN report

2018-10-10 13:11

The US president previously said the concept of global warming was "created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive".

The company behind the biggest game of 2017 is suing the company behind the biggest game of 2018 — here's what's going on

2018-05-30 09:25

Bluehole, the South Korean company behind "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds," is suing Epic Games, the American company behind "Fortnite." The claim: copyright infringement.

Proposed UN resolution demands Yemen cease-fire and talks

2016-11-03 12:19

A proposed UN resolution would demand that all parties in Yemen immediately honour an April cease-fire and resume peace negotiations on the basis of a roadmap covering political and security issues.

18 dead as airstrikes hit Syria hospital, market

2016-08-12 21:46

Activists and rescue workers say airstrikes in opposition areas of Syria's northern Aleppo province struck a market, a hospital and a village, killing at least 18 people, including children and two hospital staffers.

#WhatIReallyReallyWant: Spice Girls’ Wannabe becomes UN gender equality anthem

2016-07-07 13:49

The iconic girl power anthem gets real with a remake that addresses important issues like equal pay, child marriages and gender violence. Because that's what women really, really want.

UN: Violence normalised in SA

2016-01-07 12:11

The UN’s Human Rights Council raises deeply concerning issues concerning violence in South Africa.

 

Boris Johnson gave a deeply bizarre speech about 'limbless chickens,' 'pink-eyed terminators,' and evil Alexa

2019-09-25 17:32

The speech came just after Johnson had suffered a huge defeat in the UK as the supreme court ruled his suspension of parliament unlawful.

UNAIDS whistleblower targeted in misconduct probe

2019-04-16 10:43

The UN AIDS agency is grappling with previously undisclosed allegations of financial and sexual misconduct involving a whistleblower.

Trump wanted others to pay more at UN. No one picked up the tab

2018-12-26 13:52

President Donald Trump’s promise to save American taxpayers money by getting other countries to contribute more to international organisations has been put to the test at the United Nations.

WATCH: Millie Bobby Brown reveals she has been a victim of bullying

2018-11-23 15:34

Actress Millie Bobby Brown has opened up about her experiences with being bullied, both at school and online.

Orphaned at 16 years old, Sibulele Sibaca has grown up to join forces with the UN to empower girls

2018-10-08 15:14

Both her parents died as a result of HIV/Aids. Now she's making sure other girls and young women know about sexual reproductive health services and rights.

Three women named to top UN posts

2016-12-16 09:12

Incoming UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday announced the appointment of Nigeria's Environment Minister Amina Mohammed to be the UN's number two official and tapped two other women for key leadership posts.

UN experts warn of 'genocidal rhetoric' in Burundi

2016-08-13 07:20

A United Nations watchdog has urged Burundi to immediately address a long line of abuses, including hundreds of extrajudicial killings and widespread torture and sexual abuse, with disturbing ethnic undertones.

US urges UN to back African force for South Sudan

2016-07-30 16:38

The United States urged the UN Security Council to back a regional force for South Sudan to shore up UN peacekeepers unable to cope with the violence.

Why SA voted against internet freedoms at the UN

2016-07-05 11:04

Issues of racism and incitement of hatred prompted South Africa to vote against a United Nations resolution on the protection of human rights on the internet.

Summit to issue climate message to world

2015-09-06 16:04

Vulnerable Pacific island nations will send the world an urgent plea for action on climate change at crunch talks in Paris later this year.

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