Title Description Posted Date
Algerian court summons former PM, financ

Algiers, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) An Algerian court on Saturday summoned former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and current Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal for an investigation on corruption.

21-Apr-2019
4 wounded in landmine blast in southwest

Tunis, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) The Tunisian authorities said a landmine explosion wounded four civilians in Orbata mountain in Tunisia's southwestern province of Gafsa on Saturday.

21-Apr-2019
Gunmen kill 2 in north Nigeria

Lagos, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) A group of unidentified gunmen in the early hours of Saturday invaded a recreational center in Kaduna state, north Nigeria, and killed two tourists, including a woman.

21-Apr-2019
Two teenage men arrested in connection w

London, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) Two teenage men were arrested under the Terrorism Act related to journalist Lyra McKee's killing, Police Service of Northern Ireland announced Saturday.

21-Apr-2019
French Police detain over 120 people ami

Moscow, Apr 20 (Sputnik/UNI) French police detained 126 people during yellow vest demonstrations in Paris on Saturday, the 23d consecutive weekend of national protests throughout the country, Le Figaro newspaper reported.

20-Apr-2019
China mulls amendment to securities law

Beijing, Apr 20 (Xinhu/UNI) A draft amendment to the Securities Law was submitted on Saturday to a bimonthly session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, China's top legislature, for a third reading.

20-Apr-2019
More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or de

New York, Apr 20 (IBNS): More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago.

20-Apr-2019
South Africa: 13 killed as church wall c

Capte Town, Apr 19 (UNI): At least 13 people have died and many were injured when a wall collapsed in South Africa at the start of an Easter service at a Pentecostal church.

19-Apr-2019
Moon Jae-in, Shavkat Mirziyoyev particip

Tashkent. Apr 19 (IBNS): After the official welcoming ceremony, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in held negotiations in a contracted and extended formats.

19-Apr-2019
Leaders of Uzbekistan and S. Korea agree

Tashkent, Apr 19 (IBNS): The leaders of South Korea and Uzbekistan agreed Friday to upgrade their bilateral relationship to a special strategic partnership, also vowing efforts to further expand their economic cooperation.

19-Apr-2019
Church collapses in South Africa, killin

Cape Town, Apr 19 (Xinhua/UNI) A Pentecostal church collapsed due to heavy rains in eastern South Africa, killing at least 13 people and injuring 16 others, local authorities said Friday.

19-Apr-2019
Two dead, 8 injured after elderly driver

Tokyo, Apr 19 (Xinhua/UNI) Two people were feared dead and eight others injured Friday after a car plowed into them at a busy intersection in Tokyo, local police said.

19-Apr-2019
Woman killed in shooting in Northern Ire

Moscow, Apr19 (Sputnik) The police of Northern Ireland disclosed the name of the woman killed as a result of shooting in the city of Derry, noting that Lyra McKee, 29 worked as a journalist in Belfast.

19-Apr-2019
Direct flight to link Hangzhou, Rome

Hangzhou, Apr 19 (Xinhua/UNI) A direct flight will connect Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province and Rome, Italy, announced Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Friday.

19-Apr-2019
Facebook bans British far-right organisa

London, Apr 19 (Xinhua/UNI) US tech giant Facebook has permanently banned accounts of a number of British far-right groups and their leaders for violating its "dangerous individuals and organisations policy."

19-Apr-2019
ISIS claims responsibility for attack in

New York, Apr 19  (IBNS): Islamic State on Friday claimed responsibility for the attack in Democratic Republic of the Congo which claimed lives of two Congolese soldiers and a civilian on Thursday, media reports said.

19-Apr-2019
Woman killed in 'terrorist incident' ami

Moscow, Apr 19 (SputnikUNI) One woman was killed after shots were fired and petrol bombs were thrown in the city of Derry in Northern Ireland, the local police have said, adding they are treating the shooting as a "terrorist incident."

19-Apr-2019
Mexican police seize 429 kg marijuana in

Mexico city, Apr 18 (Xinhua/UNI) Mexican authorities seized a small plane loaded with 429 kg of marijuana in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, the Attorney General's office (FGR) said Thursday.

19-Apr-2019
North Korea’s Kim thanks Presidents of

Moscow, Apr19 (Sputnik/UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese leader Nguyen Phu Trong who congratulated him on being re-elected as the chairman of the North Korean State Affairs Commission.

19-Apr-2019
As fighting in Libya escalates, so does

New York, Apr 19 (IBNS): In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thursday, citing a surge of aggression in crisis-torn Libya.

19-Apr-2019
'Foreign children' in overwhelmed Syrian

New York, Apr 19 (IBNS): Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in north-east Syria, a top UN official said on Thursday.

19-Apr-2019
Paris Police ban Yellow Vest Protesters

Moscow, Apr 19 (Sputnik/UNI) The police prefecture of Paris said it had prohibited yellow vest demonstrators from holding a protest on the coming Saturday near the Notre Dame cathedral that has suffered from a massive fire.

19-Apr-2019
Service and Sacrifice: Ugandan 'Blue Hel

New York, Apr 19 (IBNS): A contingent of 530 Ugandan “Blue Helmets” (63 women, 467 men) is playing a crucial role in the United Nations’ efforts to help bring peace and stability to Somalia.

19-Apr-2019
Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to

New York, Apr 19 (IBNS): Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday.

19-Apr-2019
Boat accident in DRC leaves thre people

Moscow, Apr 17 (Sputnik/UNI) A capsized boat in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) left three people dead and 150 missing, media reported Wednesday.

17-Apr-2019
Russian Prime Minister promises no new t

Moscow, Apr 17 (Sputnik/UNI) Russian taxpayers will be spared new tax burden until at least 2025, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in parliament on Wednesday.

17-Apr-2019
Fire destroys historic vicarage in north

Helsinki, Apr 17 (Xinhua/UNI) The historic vicarage in Kempele, northern Finland, was destroyed by fire on Tuesday evening, local media reported.

17-Apr-2019
Indonesians vote to elect president, par

Jakarta, Apr 17 (Xinhua/UNI) Voters in Indonesia began voting on Wednesday as polling stations opened in the east of the vast archipelagic country to select a new president and members of the parliament.

17-Apr-2019
Four people killed, 23 others wounded af

Moscow, Apr 17 (Sputnik/UNI) Several rockets were launched at the Libyan capital Tripoli, which resulted in four people being killed and 23 others injured, local media reported citing a source.

17-Apr-2019
Macron pledges to respond to "Yellow Ves

Paris, Apr 17 (Xinhua/UNI) "This is not a time for politics," French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday told the nation in a short televised speech in the wake of Notre Dame Cathedral fire, pledging to come out with a response to the "Yellow Vest" movement soon.

17-Apr-2019
Benjamin Netanyahu secures majority to f

Jerusalem, Apr 17 (Xinhua/UNI) Israel's president said on Tuesday that a majority of lawmakers had advised him to task incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming the government following the recent elections.

17-Apr-2019
Egypt's court sentences 2 to death over

Cairo, April 17 (Xinhua/UNI): An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced two defendants to death over a church attack that left nine Christians and a policeman killed in 2017, official news agency MENA reported.

17-Apr-2019
France's Macron pledges to rebuild Notre

Paris, Apr 17 (Xinhua/UNI) French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed to rebuild Notre Dame cathedral, devastated by fire, within five years, calling on the French to remain united.

17-Apr-2019
Over 100 arrested as climate change prot

London, Apr 16 (Xinhua/UNI) More than 100 people have been arrested for blocking roads in ongoing climate change protests in London Tuesday.

17-Apr-2019
UNESCO experts ready to assist reconstru

New York, Apr 17 (IBNS): Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris have “gone” after the devastating fire in Paris on Monday evening, but UN cultural experts are standing by to offer help where it is needed in rebuilding the iconic structure.

17-Apr-2019
Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than

New York, Apr 17 (IBNS): Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday.

17-Apr-2019
Zimbabwe govt declares state disaster ov

Harare, Apr 16 (Xinhua): Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday declared a state of disaster over a freak accident that killed 13 members of an apostolic faith sect on Monday in Hwedza, Mashonaland East Province.

16-Apr-2019
UNESCO offers to send mission to Paris t

Paris, Apr 16 (Sputnik): The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is prepared to dispatch an emergency expert mission to Paris to assess the damage suffered by the monumental Gothic cathedral Notre Dame in Paris as a result of a severe fire, the agency's director-general, Audrey Azoulay, said on Tuesday.

16-Apr-2019
Moscow court sentences Norway's Berg to

Moscow, Apr 16 (Sputnik) A Moscow court has found Norwegian national Frode Berg guilty of espionage and sentenced him to 14 years in a high-security jail, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Tuesday from the courtroom.

16-Apr-2019
Thousands join in climate protests in Lo

London, Apr 15 (Xinhua) Thousands of people joined in protests organized by climate group Extinction Rebellion on Monday in London, blocking traffic and disrupting business to demand action over the escalating ecological crisis.

16-Apr-2019
French heritage foundation launches fund

Moscow, Apr 16 (Sputnik/UNI) The French heritage foundation has launched a fundraising campaign to help rebuild the landmark Notre Dame cathedral that was hit by major blaze.

16-Apr-2019
'A global measles crisis' is well underw

New York, Apr 16 (IBNS): Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”.

16-Apr-2019
'Critical moment' for sustainable develo

New York, Apr 16 (IBNS): “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN chief António Guterres told the Forum on Financing for Development on Monday, during what he called “a critical moment” to “accelerate action for sustainable development”.

16-Apr-2019
Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted

New York, Apr 16 (IBNS): A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war shows “no sign of abating” elsewhere.

16-Apr-2019
UN chief 'horrified' as Notre Dame burns

New York, Apr 16 (IBNS): As Notre Dame Cathedral burned on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his “horror” at the images of the fire, shown live around the world.

16-Apr-2019
World leaders express shock over Notre D

Paris, Apr 16 (IBNS): As a fire ravaged medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in French capital Paris, several world leaders, including US President Donald Trump,  expressed their sadness over the incident.

16-Apr-2019
Notre Dame fire 'under control', French

Paris, Apr 16 (IBNS): Firefighters have worked for several hours to bring the fire, which broke out at the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in French capital Paris, under control on Tuesday as the country's President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild the iconic structure which is visited by thousands of people every year.

16-Apr-2019
Paris: Massive fire rages at the famous

Paris, Apr 15 (IBNS): Firefighters are working to put out a massive fire at the famous Notre-Dame cathedral here in the French capital.

15-Apr-2019
French weapons used by Saudi-led coaliti

Moscow, Apr 15 (Sputnik/UNI) French weapons, sold to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have been used in a civil war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition supports one of the sides, Disclose website and Franceinfo broadcaster reported on Monday, citing a confidential report.

15-Apr-2019
Nigerian police kill 9 suspected robbers

Lagos, Apr 14 (Xinhua/UNI) Nigerian police gunned down nine suspected members of a notorious armed robbery gang at Akilbu forest in a recent operation, along the busy northern Abuja-Kaduna expressway, an official said Sunday.

15-Apr-2019
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