UN chief urges sweeping reform of ‘biased’ global financial system

In this file photo taken on Feb 24, 2020 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during an update on the situation regarding the COVID-19 in the SHOC room (Strategic health operations centre) at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva. (SALVATORE DI NOLFI / POOL / AFP) GENEVA — UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called […]

EU leaders reaffirm commitment to integrating Western Balkans

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama (left) welcomes Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic at the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Tirana, Albania, on Dec 6, 2022. (GENT ONUZI / XINHUA) TIRANA – The leaders of the European Union (EU) reaffirmed their full commitment to the EU membership perspective of the Western Balkan (WB) countries on the sidelines of […]

COP27: Countries agree on ‘loss and damage’ fund

The flags of United Nations member states (L to R) Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Lebanon, Latvia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Kiribati, Kenya, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Japan, Jamaica, Italy, Israel, Ireland, Iraq, Iran, Indonesia, India, and others fly in alphabetical order during the COP27 climate conference at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre, in Egypt's Red Sea […]