UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during a Security Council meeting at UN headquarters in September. Photo: AP

United Nations could run out of money to pay staff by next month, amid worst cash crisis of the decade

  • Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns ‘our work and our reforms are at risk’ if member states do not pay what they owe
  • UN was able to support last month’s world leaders’ summit only because of spending cuts made since January
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during a Security Council meeting at UN headquarters in September. Photo: AP
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Malian children attend the first the of school in Segou on October 1. Photo: AFP

UN peacekeeper killed, four wounded in Mali after vehicle triggers landmine explosion

  • UN peacekeeping and French forces are stationed in Mali to combat jihadist groups seen as threatening security across Africa’s Sahel region
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Malian children attend the first the of school in Segou on October 1. Photo: AFP
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