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Strengthen inclusion, participation of p

New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): On World Autism Awareness Day, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres underscored in his message on Tuesday, the importance of technology which helps people living with autism “achieve their full potential”. 

03-Apr-2019
Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’

New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): Approximately 113 million people in 53 countries experienced high levels of food insecurity last year, according to a new joint UN and European Union (EU) report released on Tuesday, which warns that these crises are primarily driven by conflict and climate-related disasters.

03-Apr-2019
‘Counter and reject’ leaders who see

New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the collective benefit of all”.

03-Apr-2019
New UN data tool shows 'mismatch' betwee

New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): A new interactive data tool created by the UN University Centre for Policy Research, which shows a mismatch between where modern slavery occurs, and where governments are spending resources to address it, could help make a positive impact on policy debates surrounding the issue.

03-Apr-2019
Three injured in blast at Russian Milita

Moscow, Apr 2 (UNI)" Three people have been injured in an explosion at a military academy in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, Russian media cited the Defence Ministry as saying.

02-Apr-2019
EU cannot be held hostage to Brexit cris

Paris, Apr 2 (Sputnik): The European Union cannot be held hostage to the political crisis in the United Kingdom for a long time, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday during his joint press conference with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar.

02-Apr-2019
AUSINDEX: Indian and Australian Navies b

New Delhi, Apr 2 (UNI): The bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australia “AUSINDEX-2019” conducted on the east coast of India, commenced at Visakhaptnam on Tuesday.

02-Apr-2019
58,000 applying for Beijing Half Maratho

Beijing, Apr 2 (Xinhua): This year, the number of people who registered for Beijing Half Marathon 2019 hit a new record.

02-Apr-2019
New Kazakh President says has no plans t

Almaty, Apr 2 (Sputnik/UNI) New Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has said that there is no need to change the composition of the government as it has been formed recently.

02-Apr-2019
Somali forces foil major terror attack i

Mogadishu, Apr 2 (Xinhua/UNI) Somali National Army (SNA) forces foiled a major terrorist attack in southern region late on Monday following heavy fighting between the army and al-Shabab fighters, government officials said on Tuesday.

02-Apr-2019
Two killed in roadside bombing in SE Yem

Aden, Yemen, Apr 2 (Xinhua) A roadside bomb killed at least two Yemeni security soldiers while a number of others were injured in the southeastern province of Hadramout on Tuesday morning, a local government official told Xinhua.

02-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka publicly destroys 769 kg of co

Colombo, Apr 2 (Xinhua/UNI) Sri Lankan authorities publicly destroyed 769 kg of cocaine, which the police had seized in nationwide raids carried out during the past few years, local media reported on Tuesday.

02-Apr-2019
17 confirmed dead in Peru bus fire

Lima, Apr 2 (Xinhua/UNI) Seventeen people were confirmed dead after a double-deck bus caught fire Sunday night in Lima, Peru's public prosecutor's office said Monday.
 

02-Apr-2019
Russian Interior Minister arrives in Pyo

Tokyo, Apr 2 (Sputnik/UNI) Russian Interior Minster Vladimir Kolokoltsev has arrived in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, local media reported on Tuesda

02-Apr-2019
Trump may appoint immigration coordinato

Washington, Apr 2 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump is considering appointing an immigration coordinator to oversee multiagency efforts to contain the surge in migrant crossings over the southern border, media reported.

02-Apr-2019
Venezuelan Supreme Court urges lawmakers

Caracas, Apr 2 (Sputnik/UNI) The Venezuelan Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Monday called on the Constituent Assembly to strip opposition leader Juan Guaido of parliamentary immunity.

02-Apr-2019
British lawmakers reject all four Brexit

London, Apr 2 (Xinhua/UNI) British lawmakers on Monday voted to turn down all the four proposed Brexit options on the table, the second time since Friday that none of MPs' proposed Brexit options wins clear backing in the House of Commons.

02-Apr-2019
23 children poisoned by kindergarten tea

Zhengzhou, Apr 2 (Xinhua/UNI) Twenty three children were poisoned by a teacher at a kindergarten in central China's Henan Province, local authorities said Monday.
The food poisoning happened around 10 a.m. on March 27 in Mengmeng kindergarten in the city of Jiaozuo, according to the local public security department.

02-Apr-2019
Nigerian Air Force repels attacks, kill

Abuja, Apr 2 (Xinhua/UNI) The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said Monday its special forces team killed at least five gunmen while repelling attacks in two villages in the country's northwestern state of Zamfara.

02-Apr-2019
Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanit

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Monday to examine ways to promote and strengthen the rule of law, especially in the humanitarian field.

02-Apr-2019
UN highlights profound implication of po

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission on Population and Development, which began at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday.

02-Apr-2019
Brunei’s new penal code would enshrine

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): Proposed changes to Brunei’s penal code to incorporate punishments under a strict interpretation of Islamic law - including death by stoning - should be halted, the UN’s top human rights official, Michelle Bachelet, said on Monday.

02-Apr-2019
'Positive progress' made on issue of lis

Beijing, Apr 1 (IBNS): "Positive progress" has been made in the process to resolve the issue of listing Masood Azhar, head of the Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit that claimed responsibility for the Pulwama attack, as a global terrorist at the UN, China said today.

01-Apr-2019
Chinese premier holds talks with New Zea

Beijing, Apr 1 (Xinhua/UNI) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held talks with visiting New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern here Monday, and the two sides agreed to strengthen cooperation and jointly safeguard rules-based multilateral trade system.

01-Apr-2019
Afghan-Taliban talks can be held in Uzbe

Moscow, Apr 1 (Sputnik/UNI) The Uzbek authorities have suggested to hold talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban movement in the Uzbek city of Samarkand, the press service of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said in a statement on Monday.

01-Apr-2019
UAE-backed Yemeni security forces arrest

Aden, Yemen, Apr 1 (Xinhua/UNI) Yemeni security forces launched an anti-terror raid and arrested an explosives expert of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch in the southern province of Abyan, a security source said on Sunday.

01-Apr-2019
Erdogan declares ruling party’s victor

Ankara, Apr 1 (Sputnik/UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared on Monday the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) victory in the Sunday municipal elections.

01-Apr-2019
EU rejects Trump's move to recognise Isr

Tunis, Apr 1 (Xinhua/UNI) The European Union (EU) rejects US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights in Syria, EU's High Representative for Foreign affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said Sunday.

01-Apr-2019
PA protests inaugurating diplomatic offi

Ramallah, Apr 1 (Xinhua/UNI) The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Sunday recalled its ambassador in Brazil in protest against inaugurating a diplomatic office for Brazil in Jerusalem, the PA Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in an official statement.

01-Apr-2019
Belgian police arrest about 70 yellow ve

Brussels, Apr 1 (Sputnik/UNI) The Belgian police detained about 70 yellow vest protesters for causing civil disturbance during the 3rd consecutive Sunday climate march in Brussels, local media reported on Sunday.

01-Apr-2019
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