'Moments of disappointment' for UN on 75th anniversary



World leaders will come together, virtually, today to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly coronavirus pandemic challenges the effectiveness and solidarity of the 193-member world body. As Covid-19 began to spread around the world, forcing millions of people to shelter at home and dealing a devastating economic blow, countries turned inward and diplomats say the United Nations struggled to assert itself. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told Reuters that the pandemic has exposed the world's fragilities. He...

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