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Stephen Hawking's funeral takes place in

Cambridge, Mar 31 (IBNS): Thousands of mourners gathered on the streets of Cambridge, England, as the funeral of British physicist Stephen Hawking took place on Saturday morning.

31-Mar-2018
Guterres welcomes successful wrap up of

New York, Mar 31 (JEN): UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the successful conclusion of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), which officially closed its doors on Friday, and congratulated the West African country’s people and Government for turning the page on crisis and conflict.

31-Mar-2018
Gaza Strip: At least five Palestinians d

Jerusalem, Mar 30 (IBNS): At least five Palestinians have been killed in Israeli gunfire near the latter's border, reports said on Friday.

30-Mar-2018
Turkey: Minibus crash leaves 17 killed

Ankara, Mar 30 (IBNS): At least 17 people were killed as the vehicle in which they traveling crashed into a  light pole in eastern Turkey on Thursday, media reports said on Friday.

30-Mar-2018
Foreign Ministers of China, Russia to me

Moscow, Mar 30 (IBNS):  Russian and Chinese Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and Wang Yi are going to meet on Apr 5, media reports said on Friday.

30-Mar-2018
Member States’ support essential for a

New York, Mar 30 (JEN): After nearly six years as the United Nations political chief, Jeffrey Feltman on Thursday spoke to the press for the last time as the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, spotlighting the importance of multilateralism and the support of UN Member countries for the Organization’s vital work.

30-Mar-2018
Their 15-year mission a success, UN peac

New York, Mar 30 (JEN): The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia will formally cease operations on Friday after aiding the West African nation’s transition from ravaging civil war to a hopeful era of peace.

30-Mar-2018
Yemen: UN Security Council condemns Hout

New York, Mar 30 (JEN): Reiterating the need for warring parties in Yemen to resume dialogue, the Security Council has condemned the latest missile attacks by the Houthi rebels targeting several cities of Saudi Arabia, including its capital, Riyadh.

30-Mar-2018
WHO appeals for international community

Dhaka, Mar 29 (IBNS): With a grossly underfunded health sector grappling to meet the needs of 1.3 million Rohingyas in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, the World Health Organization has appealed to the international community to contribute generously to enable appropriate and timely health services to this highly vulnerable population, now facing grave risks to their lives and health in view of the coming rainy season.

29-Mar-2018
Venezuela: Police station fire kills at

Caracas, Mar 29 (IBNS): At least 68 people have been reported dead after a fire swept through a police station in Venezuela's Valencia city in Carabobo province.

29-Mar-2018
Facebook privacy debate shows most count

New York, Mar 29 (JEN): Internet user growth is booming and with more people that ever purchasing goods and services online, protecting their privacy must be a top priority, the United Nations has said.

29-Mar-2018
Revamped UN strategy aims to address roo

New York, Mar 29 (JEN):The United Nations has reset its action plan to address the root causes of the complex crisis in Africa’s Sahel, a region now home to one out of five people worldwide requiring humanitarian assistance, the UN deputy chief said Wednesday.

29-Mar-2018
UN receives nearly $1 billion from Saudi

New York, Mar 29 (JEN): Ahead of the upcoming international fundraising conference for Yemen, the United Nations has received nearly $1 billion contributions from Saudi Araba and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and urged other donors to follow suit and help tackle the world’s worst humanitarian crisis there.

29-Mar-2018
Kim Jong Un visits China, meets Xi Jinpi

Beijing, Mar 28 (IBNS): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made an 'unofficial' trip to China from Sunday to Wednesday, Chinese media reports said.

28-Mar-2018
UN allocates $9 million to help thousand

New York, Mar 28 (JEN): Some 60,000 people displaced by ongoing hostilities in Nigeria’s crisis-torn Borno state will receive life-saving aid thanks to an allocation from the United Nations-managed country-based humanitarian assistance fund.

28-Mar-2018
Security Council renews UN mission in DR

New York, Mar 28 (JEN): The Security Council on Tuesday extended for one year the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), making it a priority for the operation to protect civilians and provide support for implementation of a 31 December 2016 agreement on holding elections.

28-Mar-2018
‘When weapons speak, civilians pay the

New York, Mar 28 (JEN): More than 1,700 people have reportedly been killed in military operations and airstrikes on Eastern Ghouta since late February, the United Nations aid chief said on Tuesday, describing the past few months of relentless bloodshed as “some of the worst yet” for civilians inside war-torn Syria.

28-Mar-2018
Children's education latest victim of Ye

New York, Mar 28 (JEN): Yemen’s education system has been devastated by the country’s brutal conflict, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, reporting that at least half a million children have dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of the war.

28-Mar-2018
Syria: Security forces liberate 6 detain

Damascus, Mar 27 (IBNS):  The Syrian Arab Army has liberated six people who were detained by terrorist groups in Erbin in Easter Ghouta region of the country, media reports said.

27-Mar-2018
Kemerovo fire: Putin blasts officials, s

Kemerovo, Mar 27 (IBNS): Russian President Vladimir Putin, who visited the accident site at Siberia's Kemerovo, has reportedly blasted the officials for 'criminal negligence'.

27-Mar-2018
Australia too decides to expel Russian d

Canberra, Mar 27 (IBNS): Australia became the latest country to expel Russian diplomats as part of a global response to alleged poisoning of a Russian spy in the United Kingdom, according to media reports.

27-Mar-2018
Data leak: US Federal Trade commission c

Washington, Mar 27 (IBNS):  The US Federal Trade commission has said it is investigating social media giant Facebook after the leak of personal and other data of its users.

27-Mar-2018
UN chief urges Myanmar's leaders to take

New York, Mar 27 (JEN): A United Nations spokesman said Monday that Secretary-General António Guterres is shocked at reports of remarks attributed to Myanmar Senior General U Min Aung Hlaing.

27-Mar-2018
US has informed UN of decision to expel

New York, Mar 27 (JEN): A United Nations spokesman confirmed on Monday that the world body was aware of the announcement by the United States Government of its decision to take action against certain Russian diplomats in the US.

27-Mar-2018
Remember Slavery: UN chief calls for con

New York, Mar 27 (JEN): Commemorating the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the United Nations Secretary-General on Monday said that while the  abhorrent practice was abolished in the 1800s, it continues to have profound social, cultural and political impacts today.

27-Mar-2018
Jesse Jackson issues call at UN for ‘g

New York, Mar 27 (JEN): There needs to be a “massive global coalition of conscience” to enshrine the values of racial equality and human rights for all, declared civil rights icon Rev. Jesse Jackson, speaking at the United Nations.

27-Mar-2018
UN forum examines role partnerships play

New York, Mar 27 (JEN): Partnerships at local, national, regional and international levels are crucial to ensuring global migration is better managed, the United Nations migration agency chief said Monday in New York.

27-Mar-2018
At Security Council, UN Middle East peac

New York, Mar 27 (JEN): Reporting that over the past three months, Israel has advanced 22 plans for some 1,200 housing units for one area of the West Bank, a United Nations envoy warned Monday that such ongoing settlement expansion is eroding the prospect of a two-state solution to the long-standing Middle East conflict.

27-Mar-2018
UN renews push for political solution as

New York, Mar 27 (JEN): Three years after a Saudi-led coalition intervened in the Yemen war, and hours after reports that Houthi rebels fired missiles at cities in Saudi Arabia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday said military escalation is not the solution and urged restraint on all sides.

27-Mar-2018
Papua New Guinea: A month after deadly q

New York, Mar 27 (JEN): One month after a powerful earthquake hit Papua New Guinea, the United Nations warns that “children’s lives are in danger” as access to the affected remote and isolated villages across vast and rugged terrain remains a huge challenge.

27-Mar-2018
Russian complex fire leaves 64 killed

Moscow, Mar 26 (IBNS): At least 64 people were killed as a fire engulfed a shopping mall in Russia on Sunday, media reports said on Monday.

26-Mar-2018
Russia complex fire: Death toll rises to

Kemerovo, Mar 26 (IBNS): The death toll in the Russian shopping complex inferno has risen to 53, while 10 people have been listed as missing, reports said.

26-Mar-2018
Spain: Protest breaks out in Catalonia r

Barcelona, Mar 26 (IBNS): Protests broke out in Catalonia region of Spain after former separatist leader, Carles Puigdemont, was detained in Germany on Sunday.

26-Mar-2018
Russian shopping mall fire leaves 37 dea

Moscow, Mar 26 (IBNS): A fire incident in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo killed at least 37 people on Sunday, media reports said.

26-Mar-2018
On International Day, UN chief urges gre

New York, Mar 26 (JEN): Drawing attention to the dangers United Nations personnel face while serving the world’s most vulnerable, Secretary-General António Guterres has called for greater protection for the Organization’s staff to allow them to carry out their mission safely.

26-Mar-2018
UN chief honours those who suffered sham

New York, Mar 26 (JEN): Honouring those who suffered the brutalities of the Transatlantic slave trade, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said the International Day set aside to remember this “epically shameful” chapter of human history is an opportunity raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice today.

26-Mar-2018
UN chief denounces terrorist attack in s

New York, Mar 25 (JEN): Strongly condemning the terrorist attack in France, the United Nations Secretary-General has reiterated his support to the Government in its fight against violent extremism.

25-Mar-2018
UN Commission delivers a blueprint to en

New York, Mar 25 (JEN): The United Nations’ largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights wrapped up Friday in New York with the strong commitment by its Member States to achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.

25-Mar-2018
Study: Kids from wealthier families feel

New York, Mar 24 (IBNS): The higher a child's family income, the more likely he or she is to feel control over their life, according to a new Portland State University study.

24-Mar-2018
Lifesaving UNICEF supplies reach Papua N

Sydney,Mar 24 (JEN): UNICEF has this week delivered 23 metric tons of relief supplies to Papua New Guinea, including tents and tarpaulins, water purification tablets, hygiene kits, blankets and learning kits as part of ongoing efforts to help children and families who were hardest hit by recent earthquakes.

24-Mar-2018
France mourns the death of policeman who

Paris, Mar 24 (IBNS): Col Arnaud Beltrame, the French policeman who swapped himself for a hostage held by a gunmen, has died of his wounds, raising the number of people dead in the incident to four, according to reports on Saturday.

24-Mar-2018
Catalonia: Five separatist leaders detai

Barcelona, Mar 24 (IBNS): Following orders from the Spanish Supreme Court in Madrid, police detained five Catalan separatist leaders, triggering a clash with protesters in the regional capital, Barcelona, late on Friday night.

24-Mar-2018
Security Council can and must do more to

New York, Mar 24 (JEN): Hunger is on the rise worldwide mainly because “people won’t stop shooting at each other,” the head of the United Nations food relief agency said Friday, telling the Security Council that if it did more to break the link between conflict and hunger, countless lives could be saved.

24-Mar-2018
No ‘fancy suits and long speeches’ a

New York, Mar 24 (JEN): A United Nations forum showcasing the latest innovations, tools and approaches that will make sustainable development a reality wrapped up in Bonn, Germany, on Friday.

24-Mar-2018
Liberia prepares to turn a page as UN mi

New York, Mar 24 (JEN): As the United Nations peacekeeping mission warps up in Liberia and the West African country looks to secure a stable future, the UN deputy chief on Friday cautioned the Government that while it has made great strides, the road ahead will be challenging.

24-Mar-2018
Attacks on women journalists on the rise

New York, Mar 24 (JEN): Over the past 15 years there has been “a marked increase” in cyber harassment, making the safety of women journalists a major issue for reportage in today’s digital era, participants highlighted Thursday at a United Nations event.

24-Mar-2018
France: Security forces kill Trèbes sup

Paris, Mar 23 (IBNS): Security forces have gunned down the suspect who took hostages at a supermarket in Trèbes town of France on Friday, media reports said.

23-Mar-2018
France: One person killed as gunman atta

Paris, Mar 23 (IBNS): One person was killed by a gunman during a hostage-taking situation at a supermarket in southern French town of Trèbes, media reports said.

23-Mar-2018
Gunman takes one person as hostage in Fr

Paris, Mar 23 (IBNS): A gunman has taken a person as hostage at a supermarket in French commune of Trèbes.

23-Mar-2018
Former South Korean President Lee Myung-

Seoul, Mar 23 (IBNS): Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak was arrested on Friday on charges of tax evasion, bribery and embezzlement, reports said.

23-Mar-2018
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