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Pakistani Prime Minister accepts Putin's

Moscow, Jul 6 (Sputnik/UNI) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan accepted the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend the Eastern Economic Forum that will take place in the Russian city of Vladivostok in September, Pakistani media reported on Saturday, citing sources.

06-Jul-2019
Another victim of Budapest tourist boat

Budapest, Jul 6 (Xinhua/UNI) Another victim of the tragic Hungarian boat crash has been identified in the river Danube some 55 km south of Budapest, according to a Hungarian police statement published here on Saturday.

06-Jul-2019
South African president gives full suppo

Johannesburg, Jul 6 (Xinhua/UNI) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said Friday at a conference focusing on the 4th Industrial Revolution that his country backed China's technology giant Huawei.

06-Jul-2019
Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits southern C

Los Angeles, Jul 5 (Xinhua) A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday hit southern California at 8:19 pm local time (0319 GMT Saturday).

06-Jul-2019
Second Quake Hits Canada Off Pacific Coa

Washington, Jul 6 (Sputnik/UNI) Canada has registered its second earthquake in two days off the coast of Vancouver Island, estimated at magnitudes of 4.9 and 5.0, the federal government's monitoring service Earthquakes Canada reported.

06-Jul-2019
UN chief welcomes power-sharing deal bet

New York, July 6 (IBNS): UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday he was “encouraged” by reports of a newly-inked power-sharing deal between the Forces for Freedom and Change – a coalition of opposition and protest groups – and Sudan’s ruling military council.

06-Jul-2019
Six children among 53 confirmed fataliti

New York, July 6 (IBNS): The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating their appeal to close all such facilities in the embattled country.

06-Jul-2019
UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Vene

New York, July 6 (IBNS): “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, during an address to the Human Rights Council, coinciding with the publication of a new UN report on Venezuela.

06-Jul-2019
Three killed in car explosion in souther

Ankara, July 5 (Xinhua/UNI) At least three people were killed, and one was wounded in a car explosion on Friday in Reyhanli district of Turkish southern Hatay province, near the Syrian border, Anadolu Agency reported.

05-Jul-2019
Erdogan says deadly car explosion in Tur

Ankara, July 5 (Sputnik/UNI) The deadly car explosion in the Turkish town of Reyhanli, located in Hatay province near the border with Syria, may have been a terror attack, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

05-Jul-2019
Pakistan, Iran agree to strengthen bilat

Islamabad, Jul 5 (Xinhua/UNI) Pakistan and Iran have agreed to strengthen bilateral trade and economic ties and vowed to remove potential bottlenecks coming in the way, local media reported on Friday.

05-Jul-2019
More than 80 people feared drowned in Tu

Geneva, Jul 5 (Xinhua/UNI) More than 80 people are feared drowned following a boat disaster off Tunisia, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday.

05-Jul-2019
Pay packet inequality growing worldwide,

New York, July 5 (IBNS): Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists reported on Thursday.

05-Jul-2019
Chinese ambassador urges Britain to refl

London, Jul 4 (Xinhua): Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming urged the British side to seriously reflect on its “wrongful” remarks and actions on Hong Kong and stop at once any types of interference in Hong Kong affairs and China's internal affairs.

04-Jul-2019
North Korea releases detained Australian

Canberra, Jul 4 (UNI): Australian Alek Sigley who went missing in North Korea last week is "released and safe", Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said.

04-Jul-2019
Russia calls for end to conflict in Afgh

Moscow, July 3 (Sputnik): Russia wants to see the decades-long armed conflict in Afghanistan end, and calls for an inclusive dialogue in the country involving all public and political forces to that end, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.

03-Jul-2019
Four IS militants killed in northern Ira

Baghdad, Jul 3 (Xinhua/UNI) The Iraqi paramilitary Hashd Shaabi forces conducted Wednesday an operation in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh and killed four Islamic State (IS) militants, the Iraqi military said.

03-Jul-2019
16-year-old boy faces 6 terrorism charge

London, July 3 (Xinhua/UNI) A 16-year-old boy is to face six terrorism charges at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, counter terrorism police in northeast England said Tuesday.

03-Jul-2019
Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged tort

New York, July 3 (IBNS): The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a prompt, thorough, independent, and transparent investigation into his death.

03-Jul-2019
UN cultural agency removes birthplace of

New York, July 3 (IBNS): The United Nations’ cultural agency announced on Tuesday that it was removing the place that is officially recognized as the Birthplace of Jesus, from its List of World Heritage in Danger – crediting extensive restorative work on Bethlehem’s Nativity Church, in Palestine.

03-Jul-2019
DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in

New York, July 3 (IBNS): Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP) has described as the world’s second largest hunger crisis in the world, after Yemen.

03-Jul-2019
Malka Brewery in Israel apologises to In

New Delhi, Jul 2 (UNI): Israel-based Malka Brewery, which used the image of Mahatma Gandhi on their beer cans, has apologised to Indian embassy in Israel.

02-Jul-2019
Austria to ban smoking in pubs, restaura

Vienna, Jul 2 (Xinhua/UNI) Smoking in Austrian pubs and restaurants is to be banned from Nov 1, the lower-house National Council decided in a vote on Tuesday, according to an Austria Press Agency report.

02-Jul-2019
Bus crash in Argentina leaves at least 1

Mexico City, Jul 2 (Sputnik/UNI) At least 13 people were killed and 30 more injured as a result of a bus crash in the Argentine province of Tucuman, local media reported.
 

02-Jul-2019
Yemeni Houthi rebels’ attack on Saudi

Moscow, Jul 2 (Sputnik/UNI) At least nine people were injured on Tuesday as a result of an attack, staged by the Yemeni Shia Houthi rebels on the Abha airport in Saudi Arabia, local media reported.

02-Jul-2019
New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'im

New York, July 2 (IBNS): The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian opposition military alliance, it was announced on Monday, aimed at ending and preventing the recruitment and use of children under the age of 18.

02-Jul-2019
Heat stress spike predicted to cost glob

New York, July 2 (IBNS): An increase in heat stress at work linked to climate change is set to have a massive impact on global productivity and economic losses, notably in agriculture and construction, UN labour experts said on Monday.

02-Jul-2019
Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’

New York, July 2 (IBNS): The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior government, UN and humanitarian officials to discuss the development of Iraq, the humanitarian situation, and the ongoing security challenges faced by the Government.

02-Jul-2019
1.4 million refugees set to need urgent

New York, July 2 (IBNS): More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday, while also supporting a call for far greater protection for vulnerable LGBTI individuals seeking asylum.

02-Jul-2019
UN chief welcomes possibility of resumed

New York, July 2 (IBNS): As the clicking of cameras and flash of lightbulbs captured on Sunday the first sitting United States President to set foot inside the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Secretary-General António Guterres offered his full support to a potentially reset relationship that may render a denuclearized Korean Peninsula.

02-Jul-2019
Abe welcomes 3rd Trump-Kim meeting

Tokyo, Jul 1 (Sputnik/UNI) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has welcomed the third summit of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and expressed hope for continuation of such a dialogue.

01-Jul-2019
Hong Kong protesters attempt to storm lo

Beijing, July 1 (Sputnik/UNI) Protesters in Hong Kong, who oppose amendments to the city's controversial extradition law, once again took to the streets on Monday, which marks the 22nd anniversary of the region's transfer to China from the United Kingdom, and tried to storm the Legislative Council's building, local media reported.

01-Jul-2019
Six killed in road mishap in north China

Hohhot, Jul 1 (Xinhua) Six people were killed and 38 others were injured as of 11 a.m. Monday in a traffic accident in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, according to local authorities.

01-Jul-2019
Sudan arrests armed elements over shooti

Khartoum, Jul 1 (Xinhua) Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) on Monday announced arrest of armed elements who fired gun shots at regular forces and citizens during the popular protests in the capital Khartoum on Sunday.

01-Jul-2019
Six IS militants killed in airstrike, an

Baghdad, July 1 (Xinhua/UNI) A total of six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Sunday in an airstrike carried out by the US-led coalition aircraft and an operation by Iraqi security forces in the northern province of Nineveh, the Iraqi army said.

01-Jul-2019
Four people killed in air attack on Dama

Moscow, July 1 (Sputnik/UNI): The recent air attack on the outskirts of the Syrian capital city of Damascus resulted in four people have been killed, while 21 more were wounded, local media reported on Monday.

01-Jul-2019
World Pride underscores that all people

New York, July 1 (IBNS): The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and human rights" resonated on Sunday from UN-GLOBE members who participated in the World Pride parade in New York City.

01-Jul-2019
'Act now with ambition and urgency' to t

New York, July 1 (IBNS): The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate action”.

01-Jul-2019
Keeping cool in the face of climate chan

New York, July 1 (IBNS): As global temperatures reach record highs, providing cooling systems which are effective, sustainable and which do not harm the environment is increasingly essential for everyday life. That’s according to Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All, and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL).

01-Jul-2019
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