The Syrian army and its allies are in the "last moments before declaring victory" in Aleppo, a Syrian military source said, after rebel defences collapsed on December 12, leaving insurgents in a tiny, heavily bombarded pocket of ground.
VOV.VN - International friends are mourning the death of Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
President Tran Dai Quang has sent congratulatory messages in response to United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (November 29).
Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Head of Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, has highlighted Vietnam’s comprehensive international integration at a meeting with UN officials.
The United Nations Security Council on October 6 unanimously nominated former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres to be the next Secretary-General, recommending that the 193-member General Assembly appoint him for five years from Jan. 1, 2017.
VOV.VN - The current 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York has addressed a number of global challenges, including the migrant crisis. Political commitments have been made to resolve the matter.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MOCST) has announced it will hold a joint conference with the World Tourism Organization on September 23-25 at the Novotel Danang Premier Han River Hotel.
VOV.VN - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on governments and partners, including the private sector to join efforts to reach the goals set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
China and the United States ratified the Paris agreement to cut climate-warming emissions on September 3, marking a major step toward the enactment of the pact as early as the end of the year and setting the stage for other countries to follow suit.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on August 16 of an unprecedented "humanitarian catastrophe" in Syria's Aleppo and urged Russia and the United States to quickly reach a deal on a ceasefire in the city and elsewhere in the country.
A Saudi-led coalition air strike hit a hospital operated by Medecins Sans Frontieres in northern Yemen on August 15, killing at least 11 people and wounding 19, the aid group said.
Malaysia has assumed the presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for August.
VOV.VN - The United Nations Security Council on July 21 conducted the first unofficial vote for a new UN Secretary-General to succeed Ban Ki-moon, whose term will end on December 31.
Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon on July 12 called on parties concerned in disputes in the East Sea to abide by international law and avoid taking actions that could fuel tensions.
Thailand has no intention to have United Nations observers at its upcoming referendum on the draft constitution, stated Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.
Hoang Quoc Vuong, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, and other ministry officials attended the 20th Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, which opened in the Russian city of Saint-Petersburg on June 16.
Muslim allies of Saudi Arabia piled pressure on UN chief Ban Ki-moon over the blacklisting of a Saudi-led coalition for killing children in Yemen, with Riyadh threatening to cut Palestinian aid and funds to other UN programs, diplomatic sources said on June 7.
Global leaders met in Istanbul on May 23 to tackle a "broken" humanitarian system that has left 130 million people in need of aid, a near insurmountable task for a two-day summit that critics say risks achieving little.
Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Pham Hong Hai has been introducing Vietnam’s policies and solutions in recent years to narrow the digital gap between urban and rural areas, and between the rich and the poor.
The first consultative meeting of Eurasian parliament speakers took place in Moscow on April 19, aiming to boost parliamentary cooperation between Asian-European countries.