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One person died in shooting at Church in

Moscow, Apr 15 (Sputnik/UNI) One person has died, while another one has been injured in a shooting that occurred in the Canadian western city of Salmon Arm, located in the province of British Columbia, local media reported on Monday citing authorities.

15-Apr-2019
WikiLeaks denies 'insurance' file dump a

Moscow, Apr 14 (Sputnik/UNI) The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has denied speculation that it released "insurance" files as a way of putting pressure on those holding its founder, Julian Assange.

14-Apr-2019
Pope Francis asks people to pray for Pea

Vatican City, Apr 14 (Sputnik) Pope Francis has called on the crowd that gathered at the St. Peter's Square in the Vatican City on Palm Sunday to pray for peace in the Holy Land and the Middle East.

14-Apr-2019
Islamic State claims responsibility for

Islamabad, Apr 14 (IBNS): Terrorist group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack in Quetta area of Pakistan on Friday which left 20 people killed, media reports said.

14-Apr-2019
Pakistan: Bomb found near Jungshahi rail

Islamabad, Apr 14 (IBNS): Averting a possible attack, authorities found and defused a bomb planted on a rail track near the Jungshahi railway station in Thatta area of Pakistan, media reports said on Sunday.

14-Apr-2019
Nigerian military vows to intensify war

Lagos, Apr 14 (Xinhua/UNI) The Nigerian military will deploy two additional helicopter gunships in an effort to cope with terrorism threats in the country's northwestern region, authorities said on Saturday.

14-Apr-2019
Iranian Foreign Minister warns about con

Moscow, Apr 14 (Sputnik/UNI) The labeling of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the United States will entail consequences and Tehran is going to warn all foreign ministers about them through letters, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Sunday.

14-Apr-2019
Social media giant Facebook opens new he

Taipei, Apr 14 (UNI) American online social media and social networking service company Facebook opened its new headquarter in Taipei's Xinyi district on Thursday.

14-Apr-2019
Cholera surges, children in urgent need

New York, Apr 14 (IBNS): One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the international community to  help some 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact.

14-Apr-2019
Impact of high debt levels on least deve

New York, Apr 14 (IBNS): The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least development countries (LDCs) on Saturday.

14-Apr-2019
Four people hospitalized after shooting

Moscow, Apr 14 (Sputnik/UNI) A total of four people have been hospitalized after a shooting occurred on Sunday outside of a nightclub in Prahran, a suburb southeast of Melbourne, the police of the Australian state of Victoria said.

14-Apr-2019
Hackers breach FBI-linked sites, publish

Moscow, Apr 13 (Sputnik/UNI) An unnamed hacker group has breached several websites related to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and published dozens of files containing personal data of thousands of US federal agents and police officers, media reported.

13-Apr-2019
Seven dead in highway car crash in centr

Mexico City, Apr 13 (Xinhua/UNI) Seven people were killed after a van collided with a semi-truck on a highway in the central State of Mexico, authorities said on Friday.

13-Apr-2019
Iraqi forces kill three IS militants, ar

Baghdad, Apr 13 (Xinhua/UN) Iraqi security forces on Friday killed three Islamic State (IS) militants and arrested two others in separate operations in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a security source said.

13-Apr-2019
Sudan : 16 people killed amid turmoil ov

Moscow, Apr13 (Sputnik/UNI) At least 16 people were killed amid unrest in Sudan over the past two days, local media have reported, citing police.
According to Al-Hadath broadcaster, the 16 people were killed in the capital Khartoum.

13-Apr-2019
China: Ten people dead in Shenzhen flood

Shenzhen, Apr 13 (Xinhua) Ten people were killed in floods triggered by a sudden rainstorm in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen Thursday night, local authorities confirmed Saturday.

13-Apr-2019
Six school children kidnapped in Cameroo

Yaounde, Apr 13 (Xinhua/UNI) Six students -five boys and one girl -of a government secondary school have been kidnapped in Fongo Tongo, a locality in western Cameroon, a local government official said on Friday.

13-Apr-2019
North Korea’s Kim vows to continue mil

Tokyo, Apr 13 (Sputnik/UNI) North Korea will continue increasing its military capabilities in the face of persisting risks to its sovereignty, the nation’s leader, Kim Jong Un, said in a statement published by state media.

13-Apr-2019
Syrian envoy calls for destroying terror

Beirut, April 13 (Sputnik) Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdulkarim Ali has urged to resolve the situation with Syria's Idlib region becoming a hotbed of terrorism in order to preserve the progress that had already been achieved by the Syrian army in settling the longstanding crisis.

13-Apr-2019
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expresse

Pyongyang, Apr 13 (IBNS): After two crucial meets in recent times which had drawn international attentions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed his willingness to hold a third summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

13-Apr-2019
Internet watchdog removes 33,000 apps wi

Beijing, Apr 13 (Xinhua/UNI) Chinese authorities have removed more than 33,000 mobile apps that contain illegal content, such as those involving porn, gambling, rogue programs and illegal games since December, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said.

13-Apr-2019
Man masturbates infront of Pakistan-orig

London, Apr 13 (IBNS): Pakistan-origin British MP Naz Shah experienced a shameful incident last week when a man masturbated infront of her on a London bus, leaving the politician to report to the police on the matter, media reports said.

13-Apr-2019
From ‘dead on the inside’ to ‘trul

New York, Apr 13 (IBNS): “Miraculously I had no machete marks” a survivor of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda told a solemn United Nations event in New York on Friday, 25 years on, to remember the systematic killing of more than one million people, over less than three months.

13-Apr-2019
Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring

New York, Apr 13 (IBNS): Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Friday.

13-Apr-2019
Four IS militants killed in clashes in I

Baghdad, Apr 13 (Xinhua/UNI) Four Islamic State (IS) militants were killed Friday in clashes with security forces at a rural area in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, the provincial police chief said.

13-Apr-2019
‘Historically, legally ours': China cl

Beijing, Apr 12 (UNI): China's  ministry of foreign affairs has asserted its new sovereignty over the Spratlys Islands in the South China Sea citing historical and legal basis, a foreign ministry spokesperson said.

12-Apr-2019
Putin to meet Volkswagen group head Dies

Moscow, Apr 12 (Sputnik) Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Chairman of the Management Board of Volkswagen Group Herbert Diess on Friday, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

12-Apr-2019
Two Cuban medics abducted by gunmen in N

Moscow, Apr 12 (Sputnik) Two Cuban doctors were abducted in northeastern Kenya on the border with Somalia by unidentified gunmen on Friday while they were being escorted by police to work, the Kenyan National Police Service said, adding that one of the police officers was shot dead during the attack.

12-Apr-2019
Death toll in China floods rises to seve

Beijing, Apr 12 (UNI): The death toll rose to seven while four were still missing after sudden strong rainfall triggered floods in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, local authorities said on Friday.

12-Apr-2019
Iraq: 12 militants of IS killed in milit

Baghdad, Apr 12 (UNI): Twelve Islamic State (IS) militants were killed when Iraqi security forces launched an operation in the Himreen mountain range in Iraq's Salahudin and Diyala.

12-Apr-2019
Twelve IS militants killed in military o

Baghdad, Apr 12 (Xinhua/UNI) Twelve Islamic State (IS) militants were killed Thursday when Iraqi security forces launched an operation in the Himreen mountain range that stretches in Iraq's central provinces of Salahudin and Diyala.

12-Apr-2019
New Zealand's new gun law takes effect

Wellington, Apr 12 (Xinhua/UNI) New Zealand's new gun law officially took effect on Friday less than a month after the terror attacks on Christchurch mosques which killed 50 people.

12-Apr-2019
N Korean parliament re-elects Kim as cha

Tokyo, Apr 12 (Sputnik/UNI) North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Un has been re-elected as the chairman of the State Affairs Commission at the latest session of the country's parliament, media have reported.

12-Apr-2019
Six found dead in train derailment in Ch

Zhengzhou, Apr 12 (Xinhua/UNI) The death toll has risen to six after a company self-supply train carrying aluminum ore derailed in central China's Henan Province late Wednesday, local authorities said Friday morning.

12-Apr-2019
'Democratic aspirations of the Sudanese

New York, Apr 12 (IBNS): UN chief António Guterres said on Thursday that the “democratic aspirations of the Sudanese people” need to be realized through “an appropriate and inclusive transition process”, following the overthrow and arrest of President Omar al-Bashir by order of the country’s new military governing council.

12-Apr-2019
Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeepi

New York, Apr 12 (IBNS): Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challenges facing the Organization worldwide.

12-Apr-2019
UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes h

New York, Apr 12 (IBNS): Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian Government decided to stop granting him asylum in their London embassy, exposed him to “the risk of serious human rights violations”, if extradited to the United States.

12-Apr-2019
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange arreste

London, Apr 11 (IBNS): Police arrested Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuador Embassy here today, Metropolitan Police said.

11-Apr-2019
Australian PM announces general election

Canberra, Apr 11 (UNI): Australians will vote in a general election on 18 May, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced.

11-Apr-2019
‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battl

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council in New York on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody battle for Tripoli” to be avoided, despite the continuing fighting in and around the Libyan capital.

11-Apr-2019
Mexico cannot move forward ‘without ad

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): Concluding “five intense, interesting and rewarding working days” in Mexico, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday that the country was going through a “crucial” period where it needed to reckon with “the shadows of the past”, before it can move forward.

11-Apr-2019
‘A trusted voice’ for social justice

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been “a trusted voice” to “ensure social justice in every corner of our world”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, at a high-level meeting to commemorate the centenary of what was the first ever United Nations agency.

11-Apr-2019
Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and g

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and some 5,000 people continue to flee across borders every day.

11-Apr-2019
More than four in 10 women, live in fear

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Wednesday, noting that they are also unable to make basic decisions about getting pregnant and accessing health care for themselves. 

11-Apr-2019
Merkel in favour of Brexit extension to

Berlin, Apr 10 (Xinhua): German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out in favoUr of a planned postponement of Brexit in order to prevent Britain from leaving the European Union (EU) in an unregulated manner on Wednesday.

10-Apr-2019
Israel polls: Benjamin Netanyahu expecte

Jerusalem, Apr 10 (IBNS):  PM Benjamin Netanyahu is all set to return to power in Israel for a fifth straight term  as the results of the country's general polls is expected to suggest a new right-wing coalition.

10-Apr-2019
IS militants kill tribal fighter, wound

Baghdad, Apr 10 (Xinhua) A paramilitary tribal fighter was killed and two were injured in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants attack near the city of Fallujah in Iraq's western province of al-Anbar, a security source said on Wednesday.

10-Apr-2019
New Zealand government to establish lega

Wellington, Apr 10 (Xinhua) New Zealand announced on Wednesday that a legal framework for the gun buyback will be established.

10-Apr-2019
Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen's rebel-h

Sanaa, Apr 10 (Xinhua/UNI) Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen struck on Wednesday two targets in Sanaa, Al Arabiya TV reported.

10-Apr-2019
Wikileaks says Assange under extensive s

Moscow, Apr 10 (Sputnik/UNI) Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks whistleblowing website, is being spied on inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been residing for the last several years, the website's Editor-in-Chief Kristinn Hrafnsson said on Wednesday.

10-Apr-2019
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