Three IS-linked terrorists killed in operation in Indonesia

India Blooms News Service
Jakarta, Mar 22 (Xinhua/UNI) Three members of an Islamic State (IS)-linked homegrown terrorist organization were killed in a military-police security operation in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province, a senior police officer said on Friday. 
Gunmen kill policeman, abduct five others in Nigeria's mining site
Abuja, Mar 22 (Xinhua/UNI) A policeman was killed and five others abducted from a mining site in Nigeria when a group of gunmen invaded a village in the northern part of the country, local authorities said on Friday.
UN experts stress for urgent action to end racial discrimination over Christchurch shootin...
United Nations, Mar 22 (UNI): Several top UN officials and human rights experts have stressed to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination by taking urgent action against the “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist.
Chinese President arrives in Italy for first official visit
Rome, Mar 21 (Sputnik/UNI) Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived late on Thursday in Italy for the first official visit to the country at the invitation of his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
Israeli tank strikes Hamas post in Gaza in response to violent border protests : IDF
Tel Aviv, Mar 21 (Sputnik/IBNS) An Israeli tank attacked a Hamas military post in response to violent rioting on the Gaza Strip border, the press service of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Thursday.
Turkey condemns US attempts to legitimize Israeli occupation of Golan Heights : Cavusoglu
Ankara, Mar 21 (Sputnik/UNI) The US attempts to legitimize Israeli policy of occupation of the Golan Heights, which undermines the Syrian territorial integrity, are not in line with the international law and condemned by Ankara, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday.
Service and Sacrifice: Malaysian peacekeepers in Lebanon proud to serve their homeland and...
New York, Mar 22 (IBNS): Peacekeepers from Malaysia serving under the United Nations flag in Lebanon face a “a totally new experience” according to the commander of the Malaysian contingent in the country.
'Massive and protracted' humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be 'beaten back' if donors st...
New York, Mar 22 (IBNS): “Urgent and sustained funding” for a Government-led response to what is now a “massive and protracted” humanitarian crisis across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is required, said the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN relief chief on Thursday.
Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination,...
New York, Mar 22 (IBNS): States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist, several top UN officials and human rights experts have stressed, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up respons...
New York, Mar 22 (IBNS): Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need.
400,000 sign petition urging UK govt to remain in European Union
Moscow, Mar 21 (Sputnik): Over 400,000 people have signed a petition that calls on the UK government to stop the Brexit procedure and enable the country to remain in the European Union, as of Thursday.
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