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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hopes to

Vladivostok, Apr 25 (UNI): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday expressed hope that his first-ever meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin would help address tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

25-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka: Explosion in a town near Colo

Colombo, Apr 25 (IBNS): Four days after the Easter Sunday attacks, an explosion took place in a town near Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka, media reports said.

25-Apr-2019
Nearly 300 Journalists accredited to cov

Vladivostok, Apr 25 (Sputnik/UNI) Almost 300 journalists were accredited to cover the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which is due to take place at the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) in Vladivostok later on Thursday, a Sputnik correspondent has learned.

25-Apr-2019
Putin praises long-term, stable Russian-

Moscow, Apr 25 (Sputnik/UNI) Relations between Beijing and Moscow are long-term and stable and meet the interests of Chinese and Russian citizens, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview, released on Thursday ahead of his visit to China.

25-Apr-2019
Kenyan court finds Briton guilty of poss

Mombasa, Kenya, Apr 24 (Xinhua/UNI) Kenyan court on Wednesday found British terror suspect Jermaine Grant guilty of possessing bomb-making materials.

25-Apr-2019
‘You can and should do more’ to incl

New York, Apr 25 (IBNS): The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. 

25-Apr-2019
Multilateralism’s ‘proven record of

New York, Apr 25 (IBNS): The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace “underscores the value of international cooperation for the common good”, according to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres marking its first-ever observance on Wednesday.

25-Apr-2019
Explosion rocks Syria's Idlib, kills 15

Damascus, Apr 24 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 15 people were killed on Wednesday in an explosion near a rebel position in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, a war monitor reported.

24-Apr-2019
Iran's president rejects talks with US u

Tehran, Apr 24 (Xinhua/UNI) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday rejected talks with the United States over the thorny mutual issues and vowed to resist the U.S. sanction pressures, official IRNA news agency reported.

24-Apr-2019
Australian trekker dies of high altitude

Kathmandu, Apr 24 (Xinhua/UNI) An Australian trekker died of the high altitude sickness at a hotel near at Pasanglhamu rural municipality-4 of Khumbu region in Nepal, police said here on Wednesday.

24-Apr-2019
Terrorism hits Island Nation: Controlled

Katuwana (Sri Lanka), Apr 24 (UNI) Sri Lanka’s security forces have carried out a controlled explosion after a suspicious parcel was found in a restaurant in the southern city here, media reported on Wednesday, citing police.

24-Apr-2019
Xi meets Ethiopian prime minister Abiy A

Beijing, Apr 24 (Xinhua) Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali on Wednesday ahead of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation to be held from April 25 to 27 in Beijing.

24-Apr-2019
Nigerian police confirm 19 wedding guest

Abuja, Apr 24 (Xinhua/UNI) Nigerian police on Wednesday confirmed 19 wedding guests killed in a road accident in Gwaram Sabuwa area of the northern state of Jigawa.

24-Apr-2019
Putin, Kim to Meet at About 1300 hrs on

Moscow, Apr 24 (Sputnik/UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at about 13 hrs Vladivostok time (03:00 GMT) on Thursday, the Kremlin said Wednesday.

24-Apr-2019
Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for summit

Moscow, Apr 24 (IBNS): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Russia on Wednesday.

24-Apr-2019
North China: Chemical plant blast kills

Hohhot, Apr 24 (UNI): Three people were killed and five others injured in a chemical plant explosion in the city of Ulanqab, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on early Wednesday morning, local authorities said.

24-Apr-2019
US activists vow to protect Venezuelan E

Washington, Apr 24 (Sputnik/UNI) Members of a US activist group are willing to risk arrest to protect the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington from being taken over by officials from opposition leader Juan Guaido’s so-called government, group member Kevin Zeese told Sputnik.

24-Apr-2019
Putin to propose Kim to resume six-party

Moscow, Apr 24 (Sputnik/UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to suggest to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to resume the six-party nuclear talks at their first summit on Thursday, Japanese media reported, citing an unnamed high-ranking Russian official.

24-Apr-2019
North Korea's Kim departs for Russia by

Moscow, Apr 24 (Sputnik/UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has started his travel to Russia by a private train ahead of his upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, local media reported.

24-Apr-2019
France denounces attacks against militar

Paris, Apr 23 (Xinhua/UNI) France strongly condemned assaults targeting MINUSMA peacekeeper forces and local soldiers in Mali, stressing that the responsible "must be prosecuted", the French foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

24-Apr-2019
North Korean officials inspect Vladivost

Vladivostok, Apr 24 (Sputnik/UNI) A group of North Korean officials has inspected the premises of the Vladivostok train station on Wednesday hours before North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's arrival at the Russian Far Eastern city, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

24-Apr-2019
UN celebrates books as ‘bridges across

New York, Apr 24 (IBNS): The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO has long celebrated the power of International Book and Copyright Day, marked on 23 April, but this year, special attention is being paid to the protection of indigenous languages, many of which are threatened with extinction.

24-Apr-2019
Protect women’s rights ‘before, duri

New York, Apr 24 (IBNS): Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a high-level debate on Tuesday.

24-Apr-2019
New UN-ASEAN study reveals slow but deva

New York, Apr 24 (IBNS): Future scenarios of drought in many parts of South-East Asia may become even more frequent and intense if actions are not taken now to build resilience, according to the latest joint study by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

24-Apr-2019
Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health

New York, Apr 24 (IBNS): Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sheltering in medical clinics, while civilians continue to be killed or injured, and refugees and migrants remain exposed to clashes.

24-Apr-2019
Nigerian military kills at least 10 arme

ABUJA, Apr 23 (Xinhua): The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday said at least 10 armed group members were killed during an air raid on their hideout in the northwestern state of Zamfara.

23-Apr-2019
Theresa May to introduce key Brexit bill

London, Apr 23 (Sputnik): UK Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to introduce the withdrawal and implementation bill (WAB), a key piece of Brexit legislation, for voting in the country’s parliament in the next 10 days, local media reported Tuesday citing government sources.

23-Apr-2019
Dasun Shanaka narrowly misses Sri Lankan

Colombo, Apr 23 (IBNS):  Sri Lankan cricketer Dasun Shanaka has said he narrowly missed the serial blasts which rocked the nation on Sunday.

23-Apr-2019
Six killed in clash between gov't troops

Manila, Apr 23 (Xinhua/UNI) Six government soldiers were killed and six others wounded in a clash with leftist insurgents on Tuesday in the central Philippines, a military report said.

23-Apr-2019
New Zealand creates new visa category fo

Wellington, Apr 23 (Xinhua) New Zealand government created a special visa category on Tuesday for those directly impacted by the Christchurch terrorist attack and their families.

23-Apr-2019
Russia plans to ratify Paris climate dea

Moscow, Apr 23 (Sputnik/UNI) Russia plans to ratify the Paris climate agreement by the end of this year, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev said on Tuesday.

23-Apr-2019
Vietnam's military plane crashes, 1 inju

Hanoi, Apr 23 (Xinhua) A Vietnamese military plane slipped off a runway in northern Yen Bai province while landing, injuring one soldier on the ground, local media reported on Tuesday.

23-Apr-2019
Myanmar landslide: 90 dies at Kachin jad

Yangon, Apr 23 (UNI) A landslide at a jade mine has killed at least 90 people in northern Myanmar, witnesses say.

23-Apr-2019
Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck Phili

Manila, Apr 23 (Xinhua): At least six people were killed after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines main Luzon island on Monday afternoon, local media reported.

23-Apr-2019
Death toll from Rio building collapse ri

Rio De Janeiro, Apr 23 (Xinhua/UNI) The death toll from the collapse of two residential buildings in western Rio de Janeiro has increased to 24, local authorities said on Monday.

23-Apr-2019
Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of i

New York, Apr 23 (IBNS): Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be protected”.

23-Apr-2019
‘Do everything in your power to tackle

New York, Apr 23 (IBNS): Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place in September.

23-Apr-2019
Hours after having Easter breakfast, Sri

Colombo, Apr 22 (IBNS): Hours after having an Easter breakfast with her family, Sri Lankan celebrity chef Nisanga Mayadunne was killed in one of the eight blasts, which took place in Shangri-La Hotel on Sunday, media reports said.

22-Apr-2019
Japanese prosecutors slap ex-Nissan Chai

Tokyo, Apr 22 (Sputnik/UNI) Japanese prosecutors have indicted former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn on new charges over his alleged financial misconduct, local media reported on Monday.

22-Apr-2019
Lebanon's Hezbollah condemns deadly bomb

Beirut, Apr 22 (Sputnik/UNI) Lebanon-based Shiite movement Hezbollah said on Monday that it strongly condemned Sunday's deadly bombings in Sri Lanka and called on people of all faiths to unite in order to counter the common threat.

22-Apr-2019
Zelensky wins Ukraine's presidential ele

Kiev, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) The national exit poll showed on Sunday that Ukrainian actor Volodymyr Zelensky won the country's presidential election by gaining 73.2 percent of the votes in the second round as of 1800 hrs local time (1500 GMT), the Ukrainian government-run Ukrinform news agency said.

22-Apr-2019
Russia ready to help Sri Lanka investiga

Moscow, Apr 21 (Sputnik/UNI) The head of the Russian lower house's international affairs committee has expressed his condolences to Sri Lankan nationals in the wake of multiple deadly explosions that hit the country's churches and hotels on Sunday and said that Russia was ready to help the island nation to find those responsible for the attacks.

21-Apr-2019
Turkey's Erdogan condemns deadly attacks

Ankara, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday condemned multiple bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed at least 185 people and injured hundreds.

21-Apr-2019
Saudi Arabia : Four killed as attack on

Riyadh, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) Saudi Arabia has foiled a terrorist attack north Riyadh, killing four attackers, Al Arabiya TV reported on Sunday.

21-Apr-2019
Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali

New York, Apr 21 (IBNS): An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, may constitute a war crime, the UN Chief said on Saturday, as senior UN officials condemned the blast. 

21-Apr-2019
Volcano in Indonesia’s Bali erupts, tr

Jakarta, Apr 21 (Xinhua): Mount Agung volcano in Bali resort Island of central Indonesia on Sunday spewed a column of ashes by up to two km onto the sky, leaving rains of ashes, a disaster agency official said.

21-Apr-2019
Bodies of 15 people who died as boat cap

Moscow, Apr 21 (Sputnik): Bodies of 15 people who died when a boat capsized in the east of Congo have been found off the coast of neighboring Rwanda, Chinese media reported on Sunday, citing the Rwandan authorities.

21-Apr-2019
Death toll from two buildings' collapse

Caracas, Apr 21 (Sputnik): The death toll from the collapse of two illegally built residential buildings in a favela in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has raised to 22 from previous 18, local media have reported.

21-Apr-2019
Tripoli's Mitiga International Airport s

Moscow, Apr 21 (Sputnik/UNI) The airspace above the Mitiga International Airport, located in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, has been closed over security concerns, the airport said in statement on Sunday.

21-Apr-2019
Rwanda discovers 15 bodies from DR Congo

Kigali, Apr 20 (Xinhua/UNI) Rwanda discovered 15 bodies that were washed down into the Rwanda's side of Lake Kivu from a recent boat accident on the side of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), a local official said Saturday.

21-Apr-2019
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