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July 2019
United Nations figures released in July estimated that Afghan forces and their international military-backers had killed more civilians in the first half of 2019 than the Taliban and other militants.

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By SETH BORENSTEIN
November 14, 2021
AP NEWS
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- While world leaders and negotiators are hailing the Glasgow climate pact as a good compromise that keeps a key temperature limit alive, many scientists are wondering what planet these leaders are looking at.
November 9, 2021
AP NEWS
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- The Latest on the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow: GLASGOW, Scotland -- Efforts leading up to and in climate talks have trimmed a couple tenths of a degree off future warming, but still not near enough to reach any of the international goals, according to an analysis by an authoritative independent group of scientists.
By SETH BORENSTEIN AND ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL
November 9, 2021
AP NEWS
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- With large rifts in key issues remaining as the United Nations climate talks tick down to a Friday deadline, it's time for the diplomatic cavalry to ride in. The two-week climate conference in Glasgow first saw heads of government talking about how curbing global warming is a fight for survival.
By SETH BORENSTEIN
November 7, 2021
AP NEWS
Glasgow, Scotland (AP) -- One phrase, really just a number, dominates climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland: The magic and elusive 1.5.That stands for the international goal of trying to limit future warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) since pre-industrial times.
By SETH BORENSTEIN and FRANK JORDANS
November 5, 2021
AP NEWS
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- The generation of young people who will inherit a warmer future is telling the generation that caused carbon pollution to clean up its mess -- from both inside and outside United Nations climate talks.
By SETH BORENSTEIN and FRANK JORDANS
October 29, 2021
AP NEWS
More than one world leader says humanity's future, even survival, hangs in the balance when international officials meet in Scotland to try to accelerate efforts to curb climate change. Temperatures, tempers and hyperbole have all ratcheted up ahead of the United Nations summit.
September 23, 2021
The Economic Times
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Foreign Minister of Brazil Carlos Alberto Franco Franca, Federal Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Motegi Toshimitsu met during the 76th session of the UN General Assembly here on Wednesday.
By The Associated Press
September 22, 2021
AP NEWS
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell world leaders at the United Nations that humanity has to "grow up" and tackle climate change, saying humans must stop trashing the planet like a teenager on a bender.
By Chris Morris
September 21, 2021
BBC News
Are rich countries living up to their climate promises to the developing world?
By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press
September 20, 2021
Chron
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Warning of a potential new Cold War, the head of the United...
EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press
September 20, 2021
ABC News
The head of the United Nations is warning of a potential new Cold War if the United States and China don't repair their relationship
Sebastian Klovig Skelton
September 15, 2021
ComputerWeekly.com
High commissioner's call for a moratorium on the use of AI systems that pose a serious risk to human rights is accompanied by a UN report on the negative human rights impacts associated with the technology
September 14, 2021
The Economic Times
As per the second provisional list of speakers for the General Assembly, about 109 heads of state and government will address the General Debate in person and nearly 60 will deliver speeches through pre-recorded video statements.
September 13, 2021
The Economic Times
The scheme is part of Britain's plans to cut emissions before it hosts the United Nations' Climate Change conference, or COP26, in Scotland in November.
William Turton & Kartikay Mehrotra | Bloomberg
September 10, 2021
@bsindia
The hackers method for gaining access to the UN network appears to be unsophisticated: They likely got in using the stolen username and password of a UN employee purchased off the dark web
William Turton and Kartikay Mehrotra / Bloomberg
September 9, 2021
Time
Hackers breached the United Nations' computer networks earlier this year and made off with a trove of data.
Delil Souleiman With Alice Hackman In Beirut
August 30, 2021
phys.org
Syria's longest river used to flow by his olive grove, but today Khaled al-Khamees says it has receded into the distance, parching his trees and leaving his family with hardly a drop to drink.
Jad Daley and Marc Benioff
August 27, 2021
Time
Growing and conserving 1 trillion trees around the world is a vital response to climate change that everyone can take part in.
August 27, 2021
WebWire
Greener workplaces, jobs, and economies - these were the key topics addressed by industry leaders, sustainability experts, and government representatives in the Eco Action Day Hybrid Forum, organised by Ricoh Asia Pacific ("Ricoh") on August 26. The panel focused on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal (UN SDG) 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth and discussed ways that businesses can play a role in the Singapore Green Plan 2030 and sustainable growth. It is a key part of Rico...
Samantha Leathers
August 26, 2021
Express.co.uk
SAMI WUNDER was a gold medal economist when she quit her job to start relationship coaching and turned it into a seven-figure business.
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