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UN climate envoys agree on way forward, despite Trump

BONN: Negotiations to bolster the climate-saving Paris Agreement, crafted over two decades, closed in Bonn on Saturday, deflated but not derailed by Donald Trump's rejection of the treaty and defence of fossil fuels. The US President's…

Palestinians condemn US veto of ex-PM as UN Libya envoy

RAMALLAH: The Palestinians condemned as "blatant discrimination" Washington's decision to block the appointment of their former prime minister Salam Fayyad as UN peace envoy to Libya. UN chief Antonio Guterres nominated Fayyad to the…

UN dismisses rumours that Syria envoy has quit

GENEVA: The United Nations on Thursday dismissed rumours that its special envoy for the Syrian conflict, Staffan de Mistura, had resigned. "Media reports that Special Envoy de Mistura is resigning his post are not accurate. The Special…