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19 Oct
A nine-year-old Indian boy known as Sharvesh was seen running in Tiruchirappalli on Sunday, as he covers the distance of 750 kilometres (466 miles) from Kanyakumari to Chennai to raise awareness about the 17 aims of the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations. "No poverty, eradicate the poverty, zero hunger and everyone should get food, good health means everyone should live healthily, quality education and each one should get quality education, gender equality - boys and girls should be considered equally. Clean water and sanitation. Like this, there are 17 Goals, to achieve those goals I am running today.", said the young marathon runner, as he posed with supporters.  
17 Oct
Somalia comes out on top in its long-running sea border row with Kenya. The two nations disagree over where the line should be drawn, in a part of the Indian Ocean believed to be rich in oil and gas. The UN's top court has awarded Somalia control of the disputed area. Also, the first paragliding wheelchair is now in use in Cape Town. Our reporters take you along for the ride.
16 Oct
In its first report on the Syrian war death toll since 2014, the UN said at least 350,209 people have died in the decade-long conflict. But admitted the real toll is likely to be much higher.
13 Oct
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges a global effort to protect a free press as he congratulates embattled journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov on winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
10 Oct
War crimes and crimes against humanity have been committed in Libya since 2016, a United Nations investigation has revealed.
8 Oct
The European Commission says a request from the UNHCR to resettle 42,500 Afghans in the next five years is "doable" but down to individual EU member states.
4 Oct
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told Ethiopia's prime minister that the international organization does not accept the country's decision to expel seven UN officials, amid a war and looming famine in Tigray.
3 Oct
Biden called for greater cooperation on climate change, global conflict and the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned of a rising "sense of impunity" in governments across the world.
3 Oct
As Germany stands on the brink of an election and the end of the Angela Merkel era, a stormy UN General Assembly raised fresh questions about its place in the world — and the depth of the challenges ahead.
3 Oct
South Korea has said the North fired an unidentified projectile as Pyongyang's UN envoy defended the rogue country's right to test weapons. North Korea is currently under UN sanctions banning weapons tests.
1 Oct
UN officials have been given 72 hours to leave the country as pressure intensifies on the government over its Tigray blockade. The UN chief reacted with shock.
29 Sep
North Korea's ambassador to the UN tells the General Assembly that "nobody can deny" the nuclear-armed country the right to test weapons. Kim Song's comments at the world body headquarters in New York come just moments after South Korea's military said the North had fired an "unidentified projectile" into the sea off its east coast.

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