The United Nations’ food agency says around 14% of the food produced globally is lost and is urging action to address the causes of food loss as part of efforts to protect the environment.
The head of the latest investigation into the 1961 plane crash that killed UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold is reiterating that an external attack may have downed the aircraft and is urging the US, UK, South Africa and Russia to provide more information to help clear up the mystery.
A UN poverty expert has said Scotland is on “a very different trajectory” to the rest of the UK when it comes to social security.
Libya’s prime minister Fayez Sarraj has ruled out peace talks with the leader of his country’s rival government, describing him as a “war criminal”.
Boris Johnson has largely avoided Brexit during the final speech of his visit to the United Nations, making mention of it only in an allusion to the Greek myth of Prometheus.
Donald Trump has delivered a roaring defence of nationalism and American sovereignty as he addressed the UN General Assembly – even as he tried to rally a multinational response to Iran’s escalating aggression.
UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned global leaders of the looming risk of the world splitting in two, with the US and China creating rival internets, currency, trade, financial rules “and their own zero-sum geopolitical and military strategies”.
Iran has rebuked Boris Johnson after he blamed the Islamic republic for the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities ahead of his meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.
Boris Johnson has blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, before a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.
Boris Johnson has said he will discuss the climate crisis with Donald Trump and tell him face-to-face that the NHS cannot be on the table for a post-Brexit trade deal.
Boris Johnson has touched down in New York, where he will discuss Brexit with Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Leo Varadkar and Donald Tusk.
Fresh from the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets across the world, youth leaders have gathered at the United Nations to demand radical moves to fight climate change.
Boris Johnson is due to meet Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel as he discusses Brexit, Iran and the climate crisis at the United Nations.
Irish premier Leo Varadkar says he will try to get a deal on Brexit when he meets Boris Johnson in New York next week.
The UK will host key United Nations climate talks in Glasgow in late 2020, the Government has said.
The United Nations’ nuclear watchdog aims to name a new leader in October following the death last month of Yukiya Amano, its director general for the past decade.
The United Nations’ nuclear watchdog has appointed senior official Cornel Feruta as its acting director-general pending the naming of a permanent successor to the late Yukiya Amano.
Aberdeen council leaders are aiming to attract high-level delegates from across the world to the city for a climate change conference.
Litter pick will take place in north-east town in memory of environmentalist killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash
A litter pick will take place in a north-east coastal town in memory of an environmentalist who was tragically killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.
Actress and activist Angelina Jolie has warned the world “will remain stuck in a cycle of violence and conflicts” as long as nations continue to put almost every other issue ahead of women’s equality and rights.
What is the first image that springs to your mind when you hear the words refugee camp? I’d guess something along the lines of people crossing borders as they flee war, then ending up living in white UN tents in the desert?
Film star Angelina Jolie visited a camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan on Sunday, calling for a political solution to Syria’s long-running civil war and saying humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution.
A medal parade will be held to honour Moray troops returning home from a United Nations mission in Africa.
A north-east campaigner has warned health boards risk being taken to court for forcing mental health patients to undergo a controversial treatment.