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Turkish security forces detain two suspected IS terrorists

India Blooms News Service
Moscow, May 21 (Sputnik/UNI) Turkish security forces detained two suspected members of the Islamic State terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa on Tuesday, local media reported.
North Korea lashes out at former US Vice President Biden, calls him 'Reckless'
Moscow, May 22 (Sputnik/UNI) The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), which portrays the position of the Pyongyang administration, has lashed out at former US Vice President Joe Biden, saying that he has become "reckless" and "senseless."
Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council e...
New York, May 22 (IBNS): Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.  
Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast
New York, May 22 (IBNS) Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions.
UN highlights need to solve growing burden of forcibly displaced Africans
New York, May 22 (IBNS): With 24.2 million Africans forced from their homes in 2017  ̶  4.6 million more than the previous year  ̶  the UN is hosting a three-day event at UN headquarters, focusing on finding durable solutions to the problem, which is a growing burden on the continent’s economy, environment and communities which host those displaced.
Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rig...
New York, May 22 (IBNS): In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday.
Kenyan police rescues 22 Eritreans in human trafficking racket
Nairobi, May 21 (Xinhua/UNI) Kenyan police said on Tuesday they are holding 22 Eritreans who were rescued on Monday evening while being smuggled through Nairobi.
Putin to be glad to meet with Trump at G20, but US has not initiated meeting - Peskov
Moscow, May 21 (Sputnik/UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin will be glad to hold a meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan, but there are no actions on the part of the United States to initiate it, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.
UN sanctions committee warns of threats of IS and al-Qaida
United Nations, May 21 (Xinhua/UNI) A UN sanctions committee against the Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaida warned on Monday that the IS is evolving into a global network while al-Qaida may grow stronger.
Iraq : Six IS would-be suicide bombers killed
Baghdad, May 21 (Xinhua/UNI) Iraqi security forces on Monday killed six would-be suicide bombers affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) militant group in an operation in Iraq's western province of Anbar, the Iraqi military said.
Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks...
New York, May 21 (IBNS): Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019.
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