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About 300 Ethiopians arrested in connect

Addis Ababa, Jun 30 (Xinhua): Security forces in Ethiopia have arrested around 300 people suspected of being involved a failed coup attempt on June 22, an Ethiopian official said on Sunday.

30-Jun-2019
Create conditions for 'harmony between h

New York, June 30 (IBNS): The world needs to create conditions for “harmony between humankind and nature”, Secretary-General António Guterres said in Osaka, Japan, during a meeting on Saturday with the Foreign Ministers of China and France, on the margins of the G20 summit.

30-Jun-2019
Trump, Kim conclude historic meeting in

Seoul, Jun 30 (UNI) US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have concluded an hour-long meeting in the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas.

30-Jun-2019
Trump, Moon, Kim make history by meeting

Seoul, Jun 30 (UNI) US President Donald Trump, North Koran leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday made history by meeting in the Demilitarised zone. 

30-Jun-2019
Aussie PM secures G20 support for social

Canberra, Jun 30 (Xinhua) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has secured an agreement from the G20 leaders to crackdown on violent content on social media.

30-Jun-2019
UK favors improving relations with Russi

Osaka, Jun 29 (Sputnik/UNI) UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that the United Kingdom favored improving its relations with Russia, but Russia had to change its policies so that it could happen.

29-Jun-2019
Eight militants killed in southern Somal

Mogadishu, Jun 29 (Xinhua) Somali security forces on Thursday night killed 8 militants in southern Somali, officials said on Friday.

29-Jun-2019
Sixteen die in Zimbabwe road crash

Harare, Jun 29 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 16 people died in a head-on collision between a commuter omnibus and a haulage truck about 100 km south of Harare on Friday, police said.

29-Jun-2019
China adopts tough law to ensure vaccine

Beijing, Jun 29 (Xinhua/UNI) China's top legislature on Saturday passed a law on vaccine administration, which stipulates the "strictest" management by requiring a whole-process supervision system and toughening penalties on producing and selling fake or substandard vaccines.

29-Jun-2019
May says G20 leaders agree on need to av

Osaka, Jun 29 (Sputnik/UNI) UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that G20 leaders shared the belief that escalation of tensions around Iran should be avoided, adding that the United Kingdom would do everything possible to save the Iran nuclear deal.

29-Jun-2019
Russia has no aggressive intention again

Osaka, Jun 29 (Sputnik/UNI) Moscow has had no intentions to carry out aggressive actions against any country but Moscow will always treat other nations the way they treat Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday, commenting on May's words about Russia's alleged "hostile interventions."

29-Jun-2019
Erdogan says situation calm in Syria's I

Osaka, Jun 29 (Sputnik/UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the situation in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib was calm after the recent attack on Turkey's observation post, expressing hope that similar attacks would not take place again.

29-Jun-2019
Nearly 1,600 migrant children reported d

Moscow, June 29 (Sputnik/UNI) Nearly 1,600 children of migrant parents have been reported missing or dead between 2014 to 2018, a report released on Friday by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.

29-Jun-2019
Over 40 people killed as mine collapses

Moscow, Jun 29 (Sputnik/UNI) Forty-three people were killed as a mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DR Congo's) southern Lualaba province, local media have reported, citing the authorities.

29-Jun-2019
Donald Trump tweets and invites Kim Jong

Washington, June 29 (IBNS/UNI): US President Donald Trump on Saturday made a crucial offer to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he said he invited him to shake hands 'and say hello' in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea.  

29-Jun-2019
Misinformation and growing distrust on v

New York, June 29 (IBNS): Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s Fund to convene a high-level UN event on Friday to “tackle the issue”.

29-Jun-2019
One migrant child reported dead or missi

New York, June 29 (IBNS): Around 1,600 children were reported dead or missing between 2014 and 2018 – an average of almost one every day – but many more go unrecorded, a new UN report revealed on Friday.

29-Jun-2019
Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN

New York, June 29 (IBNS): The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”.

29-Jun-2019
Two confirmed dead after Vienna building

Vienna, Jun 28 (Xinhua/UNI) A second person has been confirmed dead following a suspected gas explosion that occurred in a local apartment building on Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities here.

28-Jun-2019
Policeman shot dead in gunfight with dru

Bangkok, Jun 28 (Xinhua/UNI) A policeman was shot dead by a drug trafficker who took his car and fled away in southern Thailand's Surat Thani Province, reports said on Friday.

28-Jun-2019
G20 leaders adopt declaration on digital

Osaka, Jun 28 (Sputnik/UNI) The leader of the Group of 20 (G20), who have gathered in Osaka for their annual summit, adopted on Friday a joint declaration on digital economy, stressing that it was important to promote discussions on the issue at various levels in order to unleash the full potential of the digital economy.

28-Jun-2019
IS claims responsibility for attacks in

Tunis, Jun 28 (Xinhua/UNI) The Islamic State extremist group on Thursday evening claimed responsibility for the two terrorist attacks that occurred in the Tunisian capital Tunis.

28-Jun-2019
G20 leaders pose for family photo as Sum

Osaka, June 28 (Sputnik/UNI) Leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) posed in front of cameras for a family photo during a welcoming ceremony of the G20 summit in Japan's second largest city of Osaka on Friday.

28-Jun-2019
Madagascar villagers learn dangers of ou

New York, June 28 (IBNS): The discussion with villagers starts early in the morning. Volunteers are invited to draw a map of their village on the ground with chalk. One woman’s sketch shows 17 families – a total of 65 people – living in 11 red clay houses. She explains they share the three latrines that have been there for some time.

28-Jun-2019
Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a

New York, June 28 (IBNS): The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children.

28-Jun-2019
After Rio Grande tragedy, UNICEF chief h

New York, June 28 (IBNS): The shocking image of a drowned Central American migrant and his infant daughter on the banks of the river dividing Mexico and the United States, continues to evoke strong reactions, the latest from the head of the UN Children’s Fund.

28-Jun-2019
Khashoggi's fiancee says Washington's 'n

Geneva, Jun 27 (Sputnik): Hatice Cengiz, the fiance of slain Saudi-born journalist Jamal Khashoggi, told Sputnik that US State Secretary Mike Pompeo's behaviour during his visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, where he failed to make any mention of the reporter's high-profile murder as though it never happened, was truly disgraceful and that US citizens would likely want to hold Washington accountable for such inaction.

27-Jun-2019
Two-thirds of global drug deaths now fro

New York, June 27 (IBNS): Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, a new UN report revealed on Wednesday. The number for global opioid users contained within the World Drug Report, some 585,000 people, is more than double the previous estimate.

27-Jun-2019
Peace dividend palpable in South Sudan,

New York, June 26 (IBNS): The peace dividend from last year’s ceasefire in South Sudan is palpable, but political elites need to follow the example set by local communities on the ground if lasting progress is to be achieved, said the top UN official in the country on Tuesday.

26-Jun-2019
Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Em

New York, June 26 (IBNS): “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading for greater humanitarian access.

26-Jun-2019
Security Council approves ‘historic’

New York, June 26 (IBNS): The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the 15-year long peacekeeping mission, MINUJUSTH, on October 16.

26-Jun-2019
World faces ‘climate apartheid’ risk

New York, June 26 (IBNS): Climate change “threatens to undo the last 50 years” of development, global health and poverty reduction, a United Nations expert said on Tuesday, citing the risk of a new era of “climate apartheid” where the rich buy their way out of rising heat and hunger.

26-Jun-2019
UN chief praises impact of Palestine ref

New York, June 26 (IBNS): The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as well as democracy and conflict resolution, should be viewed “not only as our common responsibility, but as our common success”, said Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday.

26-Jun-2019
Moratorium call on surveillance technolo

New York, June 26 (IBNS): Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until “effective” national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Tuesday.

26-Jun-2019
New UN report on families in a changing

New York, June 26 (IBNS): While women’s rights have advanced over the decades, gender inequalities and other fundamental human rights violations within families persist, according to a flagship study released on Tuesday, from the UN’s gender empowerment agency.

26-Jun-2019
No-confidence motion against Japanese PM

Tokyo, Jun 25 (Xinhua/UNI) A no-confidence motion against the Cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was voted down Tuesday in the lower house, with the ruling bloc fending off opposition camp criticism about the government's handling of a pension report before an upper house election.

25-Jun-2019
Houthi sniper operations leave 11 Yemeni

Aden, Yemen, Jun 25 (Xinhua/UNI) Yemen's Houthi rebel group announced Tuesday that 11 soldiers of the pro-government forces were killed during sniper operations in the country's northeastern province of Jawf.

25-Jun-2019
‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Da

New York, June 25 (IBNS): The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”.

25-Jun-2019
Don’t take African generosity towards

New York, June 25 (IBNS): The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday.

25-Jun-2019
Government internet ban leaves parts of

New York, June 25 (IBNS): With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in Myanmar urged the Government on Monday to “reverse its decision” and lift the mobile internet ban.

25-Jun-2019
Statelessness for terrorists’ families

New York, June 25 (IBNS): Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL terrorist fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq, must be treated fairly by their captors and taken back by their home countries, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Monday.

25-Jun-2019
New Zealanders spend 2.77 bln USD online

Wellington, Jun 24 (Xinhua) New Zealanders spent 2.77 billion US dollars online last year, which saw a 16 percent increase comparing to 2.38 billion dollars recorded one year earlier, said New Zealand Post on Monday.

24-Jun-2019
Police kill knife attacker in Russia’s

Grozny, June 24 (Sputnik/UNI) A man was shot dead in the main city of Russia’s Chechnya after stabbing two officers, the regional interior ministry told Sputnik.
A traffic police officer stopped the suspect who was driving a Hyundai in the center of Grozny at 6:05 p.m. local time and asked for his ID.

24-Jun-2019
Yemen's Houthi rebels claim drone attack

Sanaa, June 24 (Xinhua/UNI) Yemen's Houthi rebels said that they launched multiple drone strikes on two Saudi regional airports on Sunday, the group's al-Masirah TV reported. 

24-Jun-2019
Two wounded in motorcycle explosion in S

Damascus, Jun 24 (Xinhua/UNI) At least two people were wounded on Sunday by the explosion of a motorcycle in Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli, state news agency SANA reported.

24-Jun-2019
One killed, 8 wounded in Saudi's Abha ai

Riyadh, June 24 (Xinhua/UNI) At least one person was killed and eight others injured in an attack that targeted the Abha International Airport in the southern province of Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Al Arabiya TV reported.

24-Jun-2019
Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst region

New York, June 24 (IBNS): The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General.  

24-Jun-2019
It’s time we took a seat ‘at your ta

New York, June 24 (IBNS): Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming.

24-Jun-2019
Ethiopian chief of staff killed as resul

Moscow, June 23 (Sputnik/UNI) Ethiopian Chief of Staff, Gen. Seare Mekonnen, was killed during a coup attempt in Addis Ababa, local media reported on Saturday citing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

23-Jun-2019
Iran says to file legal action against U

Tehran, Jun 23 (Xinhua/UNI) Iran will take legal action against the United States for "violating the country's airspace" by its drone, Tasnim news agency quoted an Iranian presidential official as saying on Sunday.

23-Jun-2019
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