UN hopeful for Russian fertilizer exports breakthrough

A tractor sprays organic liquid fertilizer in a field at the Vargem Dourada farm in Padre Bernardo, Goias State, Brazil, on May 19, 2022. Fearing that the conflict in Ukraine will disrupt its crucial supply of fertilizer imports, Brazil´s agricultural sector is increasingly turning to natural alternatives, including remineralizers, or "agrominerals" — pulverized, nutrient-rich rocks […]

Zelensky, Stoltenberg discuss Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (right) talk during a press conference after their bilateral meeting at the European Union headquarters in Brussels on Dec 16, 2021. (JOHN THYS / AFP) KYIV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Wednesday he held a phone conversation with Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty […]

UN spokesperson: Grain exports from Ukraine helping to reduce prices

This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Defense Ministry press office on Aug 3, 2022 shows an inspection delegation member inspecting the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni carrying 26,000 tonnes of corn from Ukraine, off the coast of north-west Istanbul. (TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTRY / AFP) ISTANBUL – A drop in global wheat prices […]

UN chief to meet Zelenskiy, Erdogan on grain exports, nuke plant

In this file photo taken on May 1, 2022, a Russian serviceman patrols the territory of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station in Energodar. (ANDREY BORODULIN / AFP) LVIV, Ukraine – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Ukraine on Thursday, with grain exports and concerns about […]