EU Parliament declares climate emergency

The European Parliament has declared a global “climate and environmental emergency” and has called on all…

Parents appeal to Tokyo court to gain visitation rights for their children

Lawyers representing parents separated from their children in Japan said on Monday they would appeal…

Greenhouse gas level reaches new level, says UN

The concentration of greenhouse gases, one of the key factors of climate change, has reached a…

UN reports increasing violations of nuclear deal with Iran

Uranium particles of synthetic origin were discovered at a site in Iran that was not…

Myanmar faces genocide charges in UN court

Myanmar faces charges of genocide in UN highest court over treatment…

UN Commissioner Sadako Ogata dies at 92

Sadako Ogata, who was the first woman to serve as United Nations High Commissioner for…

Tens of thousands of protesters from Hong Kong call for US aid

Tens of thousands of mostly young pro-democracy activists gathered in Hong Kong on…

Hibakusha Sends 10 Million Petition to UN for Abolition of Atomic Bombs

A Japanese atomic bomb survivor presented to the UN on Friday a list of about…

Students learn to reduce food waste in Tokyo

Elementary and high school students have learned how to reduce food waste in their life…

Koizumi comments at UN raise concerns

Intriguing speeches by new environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi have raised concerns among officials of…

Nagasaki City Declares Japan's First Climate Emergency

A southwestern city on Thursday became the first county in the country to declare an “emergency…

A Nobel for Greta Thunberg from Sweden? A tough decision for the awards committee

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who shames world leaders and air travelers over the…

Abe emphasizes need for funding for universal health coverage

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe emphasized in a speech on Monday the need to secure financial resources…

South Korea's prime minister seeks closer ties with the North

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday called for deeper involvement with rival Korea…

Jair Bolsonaro Says 'Misleading' Media Exalts Amazon Fires

Brazil's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has launched an insane and conspiratorial defense of…

Brazilian indigenous leaders denounce Bolsonaro before UN speech

Indigenous leaders in Brazil denounced Jair Bolsonaro's “colonialist and ethnocidal” policies when…

Trump attends UN Climate Summit, though not invited

President Donald Trump joined the UN Climate Action Summit on Monday morning…

Greta Thunberg warns world leaders: 'let's not let you get away from it'

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg told world leaders: “You stole my dreams and my…

UN envoy to Yemen welcomes Houthis peace offer

The UN envoy to Yemen received an offer from the Houthi rebels in Yemen…

Big companies pledge to cut emissions ahead of UN climate summit

Almost 90 large companies in the food, cement and telecommunications sectors are committing to reduce their…

US builds coalition after Saudi oil strike, Iran warns against war

The United States said on Thursday it is building a coalition to prevent Iranian threats after…