Title Description Posted Date
Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio paid t

Brasilia/UNI: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accused Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio of financing fires being set in the Amazon rainforest.

30-Nov-2019
UK to lower flags on gov't buildings in

London/Sputnik/UNI: The United Kingdom's government announced on Saturday that the country's flags on government buildings would fly at half-mast during the day to honor the victims of the Friday terror attack.

30-Nov-2019
UN rights chief calls for dialogue to pr

New York/IBNS: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Friday denounced the  “high human cost”, of the recent unrest in Ecuador and urged all actors in the South American country to engage in dialogue to prevent new conflicts and forge an inclusive society “with full respect for its multicultural nature”.

30-Nov-2019
Iraq: UN ‘deeply concerned’ at conti

New York/IBNS: UN chief António Guterres has expressed deep concern over reports of the continued use of live ammunition against demonstrators in Iraq. 

30-Nov-2019
Violence in DR Congo Ebola hotspot leave

New York/IBNS: Attacks on communities in an Ebola outbreak hotspot in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have sparked a humanitarian crisis and threatened aid distribution, the UN said on Friday, amid reports of serious civil unrest.

30-Nov-2019
The Hague: Stabbing incident leaves 3 hu

The Hague/IBNS: Police are searching for a person who is suspected to be behind the stabbing attack incident in Dutch city of The Hague on Friday, media reports said.

30-Nov-2019
London Bridge stabbing: Attacker had ter

London/IBNS: The police on Friday said the man who carried out the London Bridge stabbing attack, which left two people killed, was a former prisoner convicted of a terrorism offense.

30-Nov-2019
London Mayor Khan thanks citizens who di

London/Sputnik/UNI: London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Friday thanked the citizens who had disarmed and grappled to the ground an attacker on London Bridge before police arrived to the scene.

29-Nov-2019
London Bridge stabbing leaves 2 dead, po

London/IBNS: At least two died and many were injured in a Friday afternoon stabbing attack at London Bridge, in which police also gunned down the suspect.  A number of people were left injured in the attack, which the police are now treating as "terror act".

29-Nov-2019
Kenya says to lift drone ban in 2020

Nairobi/Xinhua/UNI: Kenya plans to lift a ban on drones in 2020, the country's aviation regulator said on Friday.

29-Nov-2019
Three jailed for plotting terrorist atta

Canberra/Sputnik/UNI: An Australian court has sentenced three men to lengthy prison terms for plotting a terrorist attack at Melbourne's Federation Square during the 2016 Christmas period, Australian media reported on Friday, citing the court ruling.

29-Nov-2019
Saudi Arabia releases 3 detained journal

Doha/Sputnik/UNI: Saudi authorities have released three detained activists amid international pressure and media coverage of recent arrests, local human rights organization ALQST said on Thursday.

29-Nov-2019
At Least 27 protesters shot dead, 152 ot

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: At least 27 demonstrators have been shot dead and 152 others had been injured amid increasing protest violence in the south of Iraq and the country’s capital of Baghdad, media reported, citing sources.

29-Nov-2019
Turkey to deport 11 French IS suspects:

Ankara/Xinhua/UNI: Turkey will deport 11 French national Islamic State (IS) suspects to their home country next month, said Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu on Thursday.

29-Nov-2019
Armed groups kill Ebola health workers i

New York/IBNS: Deadly night-time attacks by armed groups have once again claimed the lives of frontline healthworkers helping to confront the deadly Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

29-Nov-2019
Zimbabwe facing man-made starvation, say

New York/IBNS: Man-made starvation is “slowly making its way into Zimbabwe” and most households in the country are unable to obtain enough food to meet their basic needs, Hilal Elver, Special Rapporteur on the right to food, declared on Thursday.

29-Nov-2019
WHO working to save lives following powe

New York/IBNS: Staff from the World Health Organization (WHO) are assisting authorities in Albania following an earthquake which killed at least 25 people and left more than 650 injured.

28-Nov-2019
Internet Forum: Prioritize technologies

New York/IBNS: It is “critical” to prioritize technologies that are most needed for sustainable development, a high-level UN official told the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on Wednesday in Berlin.

28-Nov-2019
270 million people are migrants, who sen

New York/IBNS: The number of international migrants in 2019 is now estimated at 270 million and the top destination remains the United States, at nearly 51 million, the UN migration agency said on Wednesday.

28-Nov-2019
UN commemorates International Day of Sol

New York/IBNS: The United Nations has underlined its unwavering commitment to the Palestinian people in their ongoing struggle to achieve self-determination, independence and sovereignty.

28-Nov-2019
Trump signs bill to ban export of crowd

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump signed into law legislation that bans the export of crowd control weapons to Hong Kong police and supports human rights in the city, the White House said in a statement.

28-Nov-2019
TikTok reinstates US teenager's account

Beijing/UNI: China based social media video app TikTok on Thursday apologised to a US teenager after the user's clip criticising the country's treatment of its minority ethnic group--Uighur Muslims went viral on internet.

28-Nov-2019
Chinese Foreign Ministry threatens to re

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: China’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday threatened it would retaliate against the United States in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s move to sign into law a bill that supports human rights amid mass protests in China’s Hong Kong special administrative region.

28-Nov-2019
Twenty-six Palestinians injured in clash

Gaza/Tel Aviv/Sputnik/UNI:  Twenty-six Palestinians were injured in the early hours of Wednesday during clashes with the Israeli armed forces near Joseph’s Tomb, located on the outskirts of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Palestine Red Crescent’s spokeswoman, Erab Al Fuqaha said.

27-Nov-2019
UN working to prevent attacks on civilia

New York/IBNS:Peacekeepers from the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were conducting extensive patrols in the east of the country on Tuesday, one day after demonstrators set fire to buildings to protest lack of civilian protection in the face of attacks by armed groups.

27-Nov-2019
Seventeen civilians killed in car explos

Ankara/Sputnik: The Turkish Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that 17 civilians were killed with over 20 others injured in a car explosion staged by Kurdish fighters, considered as terrorists by Ankara, near the city of Ras al-Ayn in northeastern Syria.

27-Nov-2019
Seven Russians in grave condition after

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Seven of the Russian tourists injured in the road accident in the Dominican Republic that occurred when a bus collided with a truck are in grave condition, the Dominican Listin Diario reports.

27-Nov-2019
Courage of terrorism survivors underline

New York/IBNS: The leader of the special UN Investigation Team probing crimes committed by ISIL terrorists in Iraq, said on Tuesday that the courage being demonstrated by survivors coming forward “serves to underline the urgency” they need to carry on with their work.

27-Nov-2019
Guterres underscores UN role in achievin

New York/IBNS: Unless countries work together to address gaps in digital access, as well as related social and political divisions, this generation will be remembered as the one that “ruined the early promise of the Internet”, the UN Secretary-General has warned.

27-Nov-2019
UN chief hails ‘positive developments

New York/IBNS: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed recent steps towards a peaceful resolution to the political turmoil in Bolivia.

27-Nov-2019
Shia party supporters attack demonstrato

Beirut/Sputnik/UNI: Supporters of the Amal Movement, a Shia-affiliated political party in Lebanon, have attacked anti-government demonstrators in the southern Lebanese city of Tyre, burning their tents, eyewitnesses told Sputnik.

26-Nov-2019
Another man arrested on suspicion of man

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: British police have detained yet another suspect in the case involving the death of 39 Vietnamese nationals, whose frozen bodies were found in a truck in southeast England, the law enforcement of the county of Essex said in a statement.

26-Nov-2019
Russian Defence Ministry says militants

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Militants from the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham [formerly known as the Nusra Front, banned in Russia] are planning, jointly with the White Helmets organization, to make a provocation with the staging of airstrikes and usage of chemical weapons in Syria's northwestern Idlib de-escalation zone, Russia's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

26-Nov-2019
Guterres holds ‘focused and frank’ i

New York/IBNS: The UN Secretary-General held “focused and frank” informal talks with the leaders of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities on Monday in order to “take stock of efforts” to finally reach a settlement over the divided Mediterranean island.

26-Nov-2019
UN mission in DR Congo appeals for calm

New York/IBNS: The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has met with national authorities in the wake of an attack against its headquarters in Beni on Monday, which left the building badly damaged.

26-Nov-2019
Violence against women a barrier to peac

New York/IBNS: Senior officials from across the United Nations on Wednesday stood in solidarity with survivors of violence against women and activists working to end the all-too common human rights violation.

26-Nov-2019
UN Mission, community leaders, condemn S

New York/IBNS: Community leaders issued an apology on Monday after rioting on 21 November by “drunken youth” within a UN Protection of Civilians site run by UNMISS in South Sudan, left two dead and eight UN personnel injured, including five police officers.

26-Nov-2019
Investigation reveals China brainwashing

Xinjiang/UNI: An investigation has dismissed China's claim that detention camps built across Turkic Muslim, also known as Uighurs, majority region Xinjiang are built for re-education purposes to counter extremism.

25-Nov-2019
British PM vows to table "Get Brexit Don

London/Xinhua/UNI: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched the Conservative Party's election manifesto Sunday, promising to put his "Get Brexit Done" deal before parliament ahead of Christmas recess.

25-Nov-2019
UK Prime Minister denies reported plans

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuted on Sunday media reports about the planned cuts in the size of the British army.

25-Nov-2019
Landmine explosion kills 5 children in e

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI: At least five children were killed on Sunday when a landmine exploded inside a school in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, a war monitor reported.

25-Nov-2019
Netanyahu says Israel developing anti-dr

Tel Aviv/Sputnik/UNI: Israel is working on new technology to fend off the growing threat of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday in the wake of a reported drone launch from the Gaza Strip.

25-Nov-2019
Yacht capsizes in western Greece, two me

Athens/Xinhua/UNI: A yacht capsized in the sea area near the port of Patras in western Greece on Sunday amidst adverse weather conditions, and two men aboard have gone missing, Greek national broadcaster ERT reported.

25-Nov-2019
Death toll in small plane crash in DR Co

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The death toll in a small passenger plane crash in a densely populated district of the city of Goma in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 29, while 16 people were injured, local media reported.

25-Nov-2019
A staggering one-in-three women, experie

New York/IBNS: Violence against women and girls is among the most widespread, and devastating human rights violations in the world, but much it is often unreported due to impunity, shame and gender inequality, the UN highlighted ahead of Monday’s World Day to stamp out abuse of women and girls.

25-Nov-2019
UN agencies ramp up Somalia measles and

New York/IBNS: A campaign to vaccinate some 1.7 million children in Somalia was launched on Sunday by the country’s government, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

25-Nov-2019
Two found dead in France following heavy

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Two people were found dead in separate locations in southeastern France after storms and floods battered the region, media reported on Sunday.

24-Nov-2019
Death toll in southern Iraq's protests r

Baghdad/Sputnik/UNI: The death toll in Sunday'protests in Iraq's southern cities of Basra and Nasiriyah has risen to six, with over 140 people sustaining injuries, a source from the regional commission on human rights told Sputnik.

24-Nov-2019
Benjamin Netanyahu calls on all countrie

Tel Aviv/Sputnik/UNI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on all countries that want to achieve peace in the region to apply pressure on Iran and to support Israel in its efforts in countering Iran’s regional influence.

24-Nov-2019
Iraq boosts security on Syrian border to

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Iraqi border guards along the Iraqi-Syrian frontier have increased security measures to prevent terrorists from finding their way into the country, national media reported.

24-Nov-2019
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