Title Description Posted Date
Libya: UN to support thousands uprooted

Libya, Apr 30 (IBNS):  Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believed trapped in the city’s southern outskirts, United Nations (UN) reports said.

30-Apr-2019
Emperor Akihito to abdicate throne on Tu

Tokyo, Apr 30 (Xinhua) Japan's Emperor Akihito will abdicate at the end of Tuesday marking the end of the three-decade long Heisei Era and the first time a monarch here has left the Chrysanthemum Throne within their lifetime in more than 200 years.

30-Apr-2019
Suspicious items found in New Zealand's

Wellington, Apr 30 (Xinhua/UNI) New Zealand police located a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition at a vacant address on Newcastle Street in Christchurch, a police statement said on Tuesday.

30-Apr-2019
China to lift hold on blacklisting JeM c

Beijing, Apr 30 (UNI) China is expected to lift its hold on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar at a UN sanctions committee on May 1, according to the report.

30-Apr-2019
Myanmar military defuses more landmines

Yangon, Apr 30 (Xinhua/UNI) The Myanmar security forces have defused three more improvised explosive devices (IED), planted by an ethnic insurgent group, the Arakan Army (AA), in Rakhine state, the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Services said on Tuesday.

30-Apr-2019
4 killed, 2 missing after south China fl

Guangzhou, Apr 30 (Xinhua/UNI) Four people were confirmed dead and two remained missing after a flood hit a village in south China's Guangdong Province Monday night, local authorities said Tuesday.

30-Apr-2019
‘Continuing absence’ of political so

New York, Apr 30 (IBNS): The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress towards a two-State solution, said the head of UN Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) on Monday.

30-Apr-2019
Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, decla

New York, Apr 30 (IBNS): A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, noting murderous attacks in just the past few days on a synagogue in California, and a church in Burkina Faso.

30-Apr-2019
Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colo

New York, Apr 30 (IBNS): Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday.

30-Apr-2019
Bringing justice to the people: how the

New York, Apr 30 (IBNS): Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which travel to places where no regular court exists.

30-Apr-2019
Islamic State 'leader' al-Baghdadi appea

New York, Apr 30 (IBNS): Days after Islamic State claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday claiming over 250 lives, the dreaded terrorist group, which was in retreat after losing ground in Syria, has released a video where a man could be seen claiming to be its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

30-Apr-2019
Uzbekistan and UN continue to expand coo

Beijing, Apr 29 (IBNS): President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, at his residence in Beijing on Apr 26.

29-Apr-2019
IMF committed to support Uzbekistan, Chr

Beijing, Apr 29 (IBNS): President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Christine Lagarde, Managing Director and Chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on April 25.

29-Apr-2019
Senior UN official strongly condemns Sou

New York, Apr 29 (IBNS): The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate crime targeting Sabbath worshipers on the last day of Passover.

29-Apr-2019
UN appeals for international support as

New York, Apr 29 (IBNS): With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting national authorities in assessing needs and providing help.

29-Apr-2019
How UN cultural treasures helped set the

New York, Apr 29 (IBNS): From King’s Landing to the Iron Bank, so many of the breath-taking backdrops seen on the smash hit Game of Thrones television series are available for future generations to enjoy,  thanks to a key, but little-known role played by the United Nations cultural agency.

29-Apr-2019
Work to make the world a better place: 5

New York, Apr 29 (IBNS): Imagine a world in which practically everyone works in jobs that are helping to transform the global economy, and bring about a world where business can thrive and the needs of the most vulnerable people are met.

29-Apr-2019
Kim a 'professional, well-trained' leade

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Apr 28 (Sputnik): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un proved to be a professional and well-trained head of state during his recent expanded-format talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Russian Far East, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday.

28-Apr-2019
China doesn't support Western sanctions

Vladivostok, Apr 28 (Sputnik): China's cautious policies in its economic ties with Russia do not mean China supports Western sanctions against Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday.

28-Apr-2019
Israeli PM condemns California synagogue

Jerusalem, Apr 28 (Xinhua/UNI) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the deadly attack in a California synagogue, saying it was an "attack on the heart of the Jewish people."

28-Apr-2019
Israel frees two Syrian prisoners: milit

Jerusalem, Apr 28 (Xinhua/UNI) Israel's military said on Sunday that it released two Syrian citizens after missing Israeli soldier's remains were returned to Israel.
 

28-Apr-2019
Iraq summons US diplomat over offensive

Baghdad, Apr 28 (Xinhua/UNI) Iraqi Foreign Ministry on Sunday said that it has summoned the charge d'affaires of the US embassy in Baghdad over comments on social media considered offensive to the diplomatic norms.

28-Apr-2019
Spanish Prime Minister hopes stable gove

Madrid, Apr 28 (Sputnik/UNI) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez voted on Sunday in the country's snap general election and voiced his belief that it would be possible to form a stable government as a result of the ongoing election.

28-Apr-2019
A world first: Women at the helm of ever

New York, Apr 28 (IBNS): Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres.

28-Apr-2019
Twelve killed, nearly 15,000 flee home a

Jakarta, Apr 28 (Xinhua/UNI) A total of 12 people were killed, eight others went missing and almost 15,000 people took shelters as floods and landslides hit the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and Bengkulu province in western parts of the country, disaster official said on Sunday.

28-Apr-2019
Shooting at synagogue near San Diego lea

Washington, Apr 28 (Sputnik/UNI) The shooting at a synagogue in the city of Poway, located near San Diego, California, left one person dead, Mayor of Poway Steve Vaus said, adding that the incident was a hate crime.

28-Apr-2019
Six killed by bombardment in southern Ye

Aden, Apr 28 (Xinhua/UNI): At least six Yemenis, including three children, were killed on Saturday in a bombardment that targeted their vehicle in the southern province of al-Dhalea, a security official told Xinhua.

28-Apr-2019
Venezuela officially withdraws from Orga

Caracas, Apr 27 (Sputnik) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Saturday that Venezuela is officially no longer a part of the Organization of the American States (OAS).

28-Apr-2019
Yemen: Eight killed in blast

Sanaa, Apr 27 (Xinhua/UNI) Eight people were killed when an explosive device went off at a grocery in Yemen's southern province of Bayda, a security official said on Saturday.

27-Apr-2019
US driver targeted family thinking they

Washington, Apr 27 (IBNS): The police on Saturday said the driver, who is accused of intentionally hitting a group of pedestrians in Northern California,  had confessed that he targeted those people as he believed they belonged to the Muslim community.

27-Apr-2019
Moscow may facilitate procedure for obta

Beijing, Apr 27 (Sputnik) Russia is considering the possibility of offering a simplified procedure of obtaining Russian citizenship to all Ukrainian citizens, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.

27-Apr-2019
US military says three ISIS terrorists k

Mogadishu, Apr 27 (Xinhua/UNI) The United States military said Saturday its special forces conducted an airstrike against ISIS terrorists in northern Somalia on Friday, killing three militants.

27-Apr-2019
Putin says discussed Syria, Libya, nucle

Beijing, Apr 27 (Sputnik) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that he had discussed with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdul Fattah Sisi, during their meeting in Beijing, the construction of a nuclear power plant in Egypt with Russian participation, as well as the situations in Syria and Libya.

27-Apr-2019
Putin said briefed Beijing forum on resu

Beijing, Apr 27 (Sputnik/UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that he informed the Beijing forum participants about the results of his landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Russia's Vladivostok, as well as about the Russian vision on resolving the conflict in Ukraine.

27-Apr-2019
Gunmen kidnap two shell employees, kill

Moscow, Apr 27 (Sputnik/UNI) Two employees of energy company Shell Nigeria were kidnapped and two police officers were killed by gunmen in the African country's southern Rivers state, local media have reported.

27-Apr-2019
UK police say two men arrested on suspic

Moscow, Apr 26 (Sputnik/UNI) The UK police said in a Friday statement that two men arrested earlier in the week on suspicion of terrorism offenses remain in custody.
On Wednesday, the police arrested a 20-year-old man in London. On Thursday, a 19-year-old man was arrested as part of the same operation.

27-Apr-2019
Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected area

New York, Apr 27 (IBNS): More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and international investors.

27-Apr-2019
New Mozambique storm rips off roofs, bri

New York, Apr 27 (IBNS): Tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept into northern Mozambique on Thursday evening bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 225 kilometres per hour (140 miles per hour) after lashing the Comoros islands, where it claimed at least three lives, UN agencies said on Friday.

27-Apr-2019
At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterr

New York, Apr 27 (IBNS): China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, speaking in Beijing, China.

27-Apr-2019
DPRK's Kim sets off for home after meeti

Vladivostok, Russia, Apr 26 (Xinhua/UNI) Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un wrapped up his first three-day trip to Russia and left here for home on Friday.

26-Apr-2019
Cyclists battle for top honours at the A

Tashkent, Apr 26 (IBNS): The 39th edition of the Asian Road Cycling Championships began in Tashkent on April 23 where participants will not only compete for the top positions but also for qualifying in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games.

26-Apr-2019
Uzbekistan President in China for the On

(Tashkhet/Beijing), Apr 26 (IBNS): President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyevm, who is visiting People’s Republic of China (PRC) between April 24 and 27, met President Xi Jinping on Thursday.

26-Apr-2019
To work out response for unilateral sanc

Beijing, April 26 (Sputnik): The international community should work out a response to such manifestation of protectionism as unilateral illegitimate sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday.

26-Apr-2019
Six IS militants killed in operation in

Baghdad, Apr 25 (Xinhua/UNI) Iraqi security forces on Thursday killed six Islamic State (IS) militants in an operation at a rugged area in the northern province of Kirkuk, the Iraqi military said.

26-Apr-2019
Six anti-bomb experts die in explosion i

Aden, Apr 25 (Xinhua/UNI) A massive explosion rocked a warehouse of explosives and landmines in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Mocha on Thursday, killing at least six demining experts, a government official told Xinhua. 

26-Apr-2019
Cyprus' serial killer admits to killing

Nicosia, Apr 26 (Xinhua/UNI) Cyprus' first serial killer case spiraled on Thursday, with local media reporting that the 35-year-old suspect allegedly admitted to the killing of at least seven women, including two girls.

26-Apr-2019
Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique b

New York, Apr 26 (IBNS): Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded vast swathes of the south of the country.

26-Apr-2019
Change attitudes for future generations

New York, Apr 26 (IBNS): When women and girls are empowered with technology, the whole world benefits. That’s one key message from the International Day for girls in the field of information and communications technology, or ICT, marked on Thursday.

26-Apr-2019
Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit

New York, Apr 26 (IBNS): The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone.

26-Apr-2019
Had substantive talks with Kim, says Put

Moscow, Apr. 25 (UNI): Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he had had substantive dialogue with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the situation on the Korean Peninsula and bilateral ties.

25-Apr-2019
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