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World Meteorological Day

World Meteorological Day is celebrated annually on March 23. It commemorates the entry into force in 1950 of the convention that created the World Meteorological…


PH envoy notifies UN sec-gen about PH withdrawal from ICC

By Francine Ciasico Philippine representative to United Nations Teodoro “Teddy” Locsin Jr. has officially notified the United Nations Secretary General about the withdrawal of the country…

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation between Britain and Russia, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer / MANILA BULLETIN)

Envoy denies Russia was behind attack on ex-spy

By the Associated Press Russia's UN ambassador says "the only civilized way" of settling the issue of responsibility for the assassination attempt against a former…

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of U.N. Women, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in New York. On the eve of International Women's Day, Mlambo-Ngcuka said that in the immediate future at the very least there is a possibility of reducing and halting the continuation of abuse because perpetrators now know "there is actually a possibility that your victim might tell." "This is a tipping point and a critical time for everyone," said Mlambo-Ngcuka. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Sex abuse cases tip of iceberg – UN

By (AP) United Nations — The head of the UN agency promoting equality for women says the global spotlight on sexual harassment and abuse and…