The world's rich countries most likely will be able to reach the goal of providing $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poor countries combat and adapt to climate change, as the result of increased pledges made in Lima, key ministers said on
At least 10 million poor people face hunger this year and next because of droughts and erratic rains linked to record global temperatures and an expected "super" version of the evolving El Nino weather pattern, aid charity Oxfam has wa
Bahrain’s landmark achievements will come under the spotlight early this morning in a high-profile ceremony at the UN’s headquarters in New York.
HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa was poised to ad
Growth in the number of people with access to the Internet is slowing, and more than half the world's population is still offline, the United Nations Broadband Commission said on Monday.
Internet access in rich economies is re
Bahrain is on track to achieve 17 United Nations sustainable development goals by the 2030 deadline, according to a senior government official. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are part of an ambitious global initiative that
An Arab bid to pressurise Israel over its assumed nuclear arsenal failed on Thursday after Washington and other powers united to reject it at the UN atomic watchdog's annual gathering.
The extent of the rej
Despite a drop in the number of people facing starvation, nearly one in three of the world's population are malnourished, even as obesity spreads around the globe, an international food security think-tank said on Tuesday.
United Nations inspectors will be present with Iranian technicians as they take samples from a key military site, two Western diplomats said, undercutting an objection by US Republicans to the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.
The United Nations has announced that it will set up an inspection regime to increase the flow of goods into Yemen, where the humanitarian situation has been deteriorating due to a Saudi-led coalition's military campaign against Houthi reb