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US refuses visas for Palestinians to UN meeting: Ambassador

In the absence of the six officials, the ambassador made the presentation on behalf of Palestine, which has non-member observer status at the United Nations.

published on : 19th July 2018

Kyrgyzstan student's protest against bride kidnapping

Burulai Turdaalywas allegedly killed by a jealous kidnapper inside the confines of a provincial police station in Jayil district, in the northern Chui region, in May.

published on : 17th July 2018

Google teams up with UN to track environmental changes

The partnership was launched during the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development at the UN headquarters in New York.

published on : 17th July 2018

UN backs migration pact despite opposition from US, Hungary 

Negotiations faced hurdles over how to address illegal migration, with some governments insisting that migrants who fail to be properly registered be returned to their countries of origin.

published on : 14th July 2018

Not educating girls costs USD 15-30 trillion: World Bank

Today some 132 million girls around the world between the ages of six and 17 are still not in school 75 per cent of whom are adolescents.

published on : 12th July 2018

More than 800 child soldiers recruited in Yemen during 2017 conflict: UN

The latest report of the UN secretary general on children and armed conflict verified 842 boys had been recruited by various parties in Yemen.

published on : 10th July 2018

United Nations says displaced Syrians leave zone near Jordan border crossing

Several thousand people fleeing an army offensive against rebels in southwest Syria had congregated in a free zone near the crossing.

published on : 8th July 2018

United Nations cuts peacekeeping budget by 610 million USD

Last accounting year saw a cut of 570 million USD or 7.25 per cent over the 2016-2017 budget.

published on : 7th July 2018

UN refugee agency urges Jordan to allow in Syrians fleeing air strikes

The United Nations refugee agency implored Jordan on Thursday to open its borders and give temporary shelter to tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing air strikes and fighting in the southwest.

published on : 5th July 2018

UN refugee and migration agencies give cautious nod to EU deal

Leonard Doyle of the UN's International Organization for Migration said that "any solution needs to be a European solution".

published on : 29th June 2018

TIPP summit 2018: North Korea one of the worst human trafficking nation

The US State Department's report comes as Pyongyang and Washington D.C. are negotiating North Korea's dismantling of its nuclear weapon programme.

published on : 29th June 2018

Iran is the next North Korea, says Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Thursday took an aim at Iran and said the Middle East country is "the next North Korea."

published on : 28th June 2018

Nikki Haley visits temple, mosque, gurdwara and church in Delhi

Haley is the first Indian-American to serve in a Cabinet-level position in any US presidential administration.

published on : 28th June 2018

UN Report: 10,000 children killed, maimed in conflicts worldwide

The UN blames a US-backed Arab coalition fighting in Yemen for at least half of the more than 1,300 child deaths or injuries recorded in that poor nation.

published on : 28th June 2018

UN starts registering Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Myanmar denies the accusations and has said it waged a legitimate counter-insurgency operation.

published on : 27th June 2018
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