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Health Jan 24WHO chief warns against assumption that omicron is the ‘endgame’ of the pandemic
Tedros laid out an array of achievements and concerns in global health at the start of a WHO executive board meeting but said "ending the acute phase of the pandemic must remain our collective priority."…
World Jan 21U.S. and Russia aim to calm tensions over Ukraine crisis
The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature in a standoff over Ukraine, even as they reported no breakthroughs in high-level talks aimed at preventing a feared Russian invasion.
World Jan 10No signs of progress during Russia-U.S. talks over Ukraine tensions
The United States and Russia locked horns over Ukraine and other security issues Monday with no sign of progress from either side at highly anticipated strategic talks.
Health Nov 29CDC recommends COVID boosters for all adults as omicron variant spreads
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reacted to the potential threat by urging everyone 18 and older to get booster shots, because “strong immunity will likely prevent serious illness."…
World Nov 05U.N. rights body holds urgent session in wake of Sudan coup
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet decried excessive use of force by security forces that has left at least 13 people dead and more than 300 injured since the coup.
World Nov 03U.N. report says Ethiopia’s war marked by ‘extreme brutality’
The U.N. human rights chief says Ethiopia's yearlong war has been marked by "extreme brutality" as a joint investigation into alleged atrocities faults all sides for committing abuses.
World Oct 25UN says Greenhouse gas levels hit a new record, cuts fall short
The U.N. weather agency says greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade.
Health Sep 23U.N. health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality
Since the last update, better monitoring and science has cleared up the global picture about the effects of six air pollutants on human health. The agency says 90% of the world's people already live in areas with at least one…
World Sep 22U.N. health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality
The World Health Organization is setting a higher bar for policymakers and the public in its first update to its air quality guidelines in 15 years.
World Sep 16‘Rapid’ reduction in greenhouse gas emissions needed to curb climate change, U.N. chief says
Antonio Guterres warned governments that climate change is proceeding faster than predicted and fossil fuel emissions have already bounced back from a pandemic dip.