News headlines for “Arms Control”

  1. Of the Mexican Joke and the Nuclear Top Guns

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Sep 26 (IPS) - A Mexican joke goes: “I kill people for money. But you are my best friend, so I will kill you for nothing.”

  2. UN chief calls for an end to ‘nuclear blackmail’ and risk of ‘humanitarian Armageddon’

    - UN News

    In an era of “nuclear blackmail”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday urged countries to step back from the threat of potential global catastrophe and recommit to peace. 

  3. Colombia’s ‘dinosaur of peace’

    - UN News

    Colombia’s 2016 Peace Agreement has led to an unexpected outcome: the discovery of a new species of dinosaur.

  4. At least 70 dead in latest ‘tragic’ shipwreck, off Syria coast: UN agencies

    - UN News

    The bodies of 71 migrants have reportedly been recovered following another shipwreck in the Mediterranean, off the coast of Syria, which heads of UN agencies described as a “simply tragic” development that demanded an international response to improve conditions for those forced to flee their homes.

  5. Ukraine refugees: Eager to work but need greater support

    - UN News

    Refugees from Ukraine are eager to work in their host countries but need additional support to do so, and to ensure their inclusion in the communities where they are staying, according to a new survey published on Friday by UN refugee agency, UNHCR. 

  6. Sahel security crisis ‘poses a global threat’, Guterres warns

    - UN News

    Rising insecurity, including the proliferation of terrorist and other non-State armed groups, coupled with political instability, is creating a crisis in the Sahel that poses a “global threat”, the UN chief warned Thursday’s high level meeting on the vast African region, which took place behind closed doors at UN Headquarters in New York.

  7. Redouble efforts to end ‘senseless’ war in Ukraine, UN chief tells Foreign Ministers

    - UN News

    With the war in Ukraine showing no signs of letting up, countries must increase efforts to prevent further escalation and end the fighting, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told Foreign Ministers meeting in the Security Council on Thursday. 

  8. Myanmar spiralling ‘from bad to worse, to horrific’, Human Rights Council hears

    - UN News

    Since the Myanmar military launched its “disastrous” coup last year, UN-appointed independent human rights expert Tom Andrews said on Wednesday that conditions have worsened, “by any measure”.

  9. Towards a More Secure Future Through Effective Multilateralism

    - Inter Press Service

    STOCKHOLM, Sep 21 (IPS) - As world leaders gather in New York for the opening of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly this week, the security horizon is undoubtedly dark.

  10. Myanmar: Guterres strongly condemns army attacks which left 11 children dead

    - UN News

    The UN chief on Tuesday strongly condemned attacks by Government troops in Myanmar on a northern rebel stronghold which targeted a school, leaving at least 13 dead, including 11 children.

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