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‘When journalists are targeted, societ

New York/IBNS: “Without journalists able to do their jobs in safety, we face the prospect of a world of confusion and disinformation”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned in a statement released ahead of the International Day to End Impunity Against Journalists, which falls on 2 November.

02-Nov-2019
‘All actors’ must lend support as hu

New York/IBNS: Expressing deep concern for the impact on human rights of ongoing political unrest in Haiti, the UN rights chief on Friday called on all actors to acknowledge the grievances of Haitians, many of whom have been demanding the president step down amidst violent demonstrations which ignited a sprawling emergency in recent weeks.

02-Nov-2019
US Navy officer, wife charged in plot to

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: An active service US Navy officer and his wife along with two Chinese nationals have been charged with plotting to smuggle military type inflatable small boats and their engines to China, the Justice Department said in a press release.

02-Nov-2019
UK police believe 39 victims of Essex lo

London/ Xinhua/UNI: Essex police said Friday they believe the victims of the lorry container deaths are Vietnamese nationals.

02-Nov-2019
At least 96 Palestinians injured in clas

Gaza/Xinhua/UNI: At least 96 Palestinian demonstrators were injured during clashes in eastern Gaza Strip with Israeli soldiers stationed on the border, according to a local official.

02-Nov-2019
Russian FM calls IS leader Baghdadi US '

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The leader of the Islamic State terrorist group Abu Bakr Baghdadi was "the brainchild of the United States," and his elimination has not yet been confirmed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday.

02-Nov-2019
US drone strike kills 2 suspected al-Qai

Sanaa/Xinhua:  At least two people were killed when a US drone strike hit a vehicle in Yemen's northeastern province of Marib on Friday, pro-government media reported.

01-Nov-2019
UN Security Council may address issue of

New York/Sputnik:The UN Security Council is expected to address the problem of Islamic State (banned in Russia) terrorists who escaped from detention during the Turkish operation in northern Syria, UK Ambassador to the United Nations Karen Pierce said in a press briefing on Friday.

01-Nov-2019
Shooting at bar in France’s southern c

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: An unknown gunman opened fire inside a bar in France’s southern city of Marseille, leaving six people injured, media reported.

01-Nov-2019
Assad warns of war if political means fa

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned that war would be the only option if political means fail to secure Turkey's troop pullout from northern Syria.

01-Nov-2019
N Korean state-run media confirms succes

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: North Korea's Academy of Defense Science has confirmed a successful test of super-large multiple rocket launchers, the state-run KCNA news agency reported early on Friday, adding that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, had expressed his satisfaction over the launch.

01-Nov-2019
Kosovo elections: ‘Most significant ch

New York/IBNS: Elections held earlier this month in Kosovo represent “the most significant change in the political landscape” there in a dozen years, the UN mission chief told the Security Council on Thursday.

01-Nov-2019
Syria’s groundbreaking constitutional

New York/IBNS: Mediation is “one of our most important tools to reduce and end conflict”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the sixth Istanbul Mediation Conference, in the Turkish capital on Thursday.

01-Nov-2019
Islamic State confirms death of Abu Bakr

Washington/IBNS: Terror group Islamic State has announced Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi as its new leader following the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

01-Nov-2019
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