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Facebook vows to remove misinformation a

Moscow/Sputnik:Facebook vowed to fight the spread of misleading information and harmful content about the outbreak of a new coronavirus.

31-Jan-2020
Cambodian PM says won't exchange indepen

Phnom Penh/Xinhua: Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen reiterated on Friday that the country will not exchange its independence and sovereignty for any aid.

31-Jan-2020
Four Turkish nationals dead, 3 injured i

Moscow/Sputnik: Four Turkish nationals were killed and three others were injured in an explosion at a rubber products factory in the city of Mtsensk in Russia's western Oryol region, a representative of the regional emergency services told Sputnik on Friday.

31-Jan-2020
Bill Gates daughter Jennifer announces e

Washington/IBNS: After years of dating, IT giant Microsoft's founder Bill Gates' daughter Jennifer Gates has announced her engagement to boyfriend Nayel Nassar.

31-Jan-2020
Cambodia to host 13th Asia-Europe Meetin

Phnom Penh/Xinhua/UNI: Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Friday that the country will host the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Phnom Penh on Nov. 16-17.

31-Jan-2020
UN chief underscores value of cooperatio

New York/IBNS: In a briefing to the Security Council on Thursday, Secretary-General António Guterres underlined the value of cooperation between the UN and the 10-member regional bloc, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

31-Jan-2020
Coding in Namibia: UN supports young wom

New York/IBNS: Six young women from Namibia are on the path to a career in the field of information and communications technology (ICT), with the support of the UN office in the country.

31-Jan-2020
Find unity ‘to halt Libya’s senseles

New York/IBNS: The top UN official in Libya on Thursday expressed his “deep anger and disappointment” over intensifying conflict in Libya despite a high-level summit held in the German capital of Berlin earlier this month, that set out measures to de-escalate fighting and put the divided country back on a path towards peace.

31-Jan-2020
Iraq: Solutions needed ‘urgently’ to

New York/IBNS:  Amidst ongoing anti-government protests, rising casualties and the likelihood of further demonstrations, the top UN official in Iraq on Thursday, urged politicians to break the political deadlock, and “press ahead with substantial reforms”.

31-Jan-2020
Britain prepares to leave EU amid public

London/Xinhua: Amid continuing public concerns over uncertainties, Britain is set to leave the European Union (EU) on Friday after its Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal was given the final seal of approval in the European Parliament Wednesday.

30-Jan-2020
Moscow court sentences first ex-policema

Moscow/Sputnik: Moscow's Basmanny district court sentenced on Thursday a former police officer to two months in jail over falsifying evidence against Russian journalist Ivan Golunov, a Sputnik correspondent reported fromt he courtroom.

30-Jan-2020
Pompeo says UK can have close partnershi

London/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he thought the United Kingdom could stay close partners with both his country and the European Union (EU) after it left the bloc.

30-Jan-2020
Two Iraqi servicemen killed by IS terror

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Two Iraqi servicemen were killed by an attack of the Islamic State terror group (outlawed in Russia) in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, the Iraqi security services said.

30-Jan-2020
National science body to aid Australian

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: Australia's national science body will be called up to help the nation recover from devastating bushfires.

30-Jan-2020
Somali, U.S. forces destroy al-Shabab ca

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: Somali and U.S. forces destroyed an al-Shabab camp in an airstrike Wednesday in the militants' stronghold in the southern region.
 

30-Jan-2020
Youth leaders share positive visions of

New York/IBNS: Six youth leaders from around the world were at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday to share their ambitious visions for a future where international cooperation is prioritized and everyone’s voice is heard.

30-Jan-2020
End Syria fighting to avoid ‘even grea

New York/IBNS: The “dire and deteriorating humanitarian situation” affecting women and children in northwest Syria was the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator’s top concern on Wednesday morning as he briefed the Security Council in New York.

30-Jan-2020
Turkish Foreign Ministry slams Belgian t

Moscow/Sputnik: The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned the ruling of Belgium's supreme court to not prosecute 36 supporters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), banned in Turkey.

29-Jan-2020
Russian national hailing Christchurch te

Omsk/Sputnik: A man in the Siberian city of Omsk has been sentenced to two years and six months for publicly expressing his approval of last year's terrorist attack in New Zealand, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Wednesday.

29-Jan-2020
Erdogan says Russia not loyal to agreeme

Istanbul/Xinhua: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Russia is not abiding by the agreements inked earlier to end the conflict in Syria's Idlib region, local media reported.

29-Jan-2020
UAE Health Ministry says four members of

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The UAE Health Ministry said on Wednesday, after confirming the first case of the new coronavirus in the country, that four people were infected and all of them were members of one Chinese family.

29-Jan-2020
Zambia nabs 77 illegal immigrants

Lusaka/Xinhua/UNI: Immigration authorities arrested 77 people for unlawful presence in Zambia and deported 28 others, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Namati Nshinka, Immigration Department Public Relations Officer, said the illegal immigrants were arrested following operations conducted in various parts of the country between January 22 and 26.

29-Jan-2020
2019: A deadly year for migrants crossin

New York/IBNS: More than 800 people died last year crossing deserts, rivers and remote lands while migrating across the Americas, making 2019 one of deadliest years on record, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday.

29-Jan-2020
Yemen: Escalation in fighting must stop

New York/IBNS: The UN Special Envoy for Yemen told an emergency session of the Security Council on Tuesday that a recent upsurge in violence between pro-Government and rebel forces following weeks of relative calm, had to end “before it’s too late”.

29-Jan-2020
West Darfur tensions could see 30,000 fl

New York/IBNS: The number of people fleeing to Chad to escape ongoing tensions in Sudan’s West Darfur state, could reach 30,000 in the coming weeks, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

29-Jan-2020
Iraq: UN human rights report voices conc

New York/IBNS: A new UN report published on Tuesday shows that while considerable effort has been made by Iraqi authorities to bring former ISIL terrorist fighters to justice, there are “serious concerns” about the fairness of the proceedings.

29-Jan-2020
Nearly 5 million children in need due to

New York/IBNS: A surge in violence in the central Sahel region in Africa means nearly five million children will need humanitarian assistance this year, up from 4.3 million, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday.

29-Jan-2020
New UN finance panel to push Global Goal

New York/IBNS: The President of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday encouraged Member States to support a new panel that has been set up to help make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality, by 2030. 

29-Jan-2020
Israel PM Netanyahu withdraws immunity r

Jerusalem/UNI: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday withdrew his request for immunity from prosecution on corruption charges.

28-Jan-2020
Saudi Arabia may stop funding mosques in

Geneva/IBNS: In a shift from its half-a-century old foreign policy, Saudi Arabia is planning to stop funding mosques in foreign countries, a Wion report said today.

28-Jan-2020
Corona virus out: Flights from Russia's

Blagoveshchensk/Sputnik:  Flights to Sanya city on China's Hainan Island from the city of Blagoveshchensk in Russia's Far East have been suspended over the new coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Transport and Road Management of Russia's Amur Region said in a statement.

28-Jan-2020
Brazil flood: 58 dead, 40,000 displaced

Rio de Janeiro/UNI: As many as 58 people died and 40,000 others displaced as heavy floods lashed out in southeast Brazil, civil defence agency said on Tuesday.

28-Jan-2020
Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 106 in

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: As many as 106 people died by the pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) here, Chinese health authorities announced on Tuesday.

28-Jan-2020
Mongolia closes border with China amid n

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The Mongolian authorities have decided to close its border with China and suspend higher education institutions in the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak, state media reported on Monday.

27-Jan-2020
US state department 'Vigilant' after rep

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The US State Department is warning of a continued threat, allegedly from Iranian-backed armed groups in Iraq, after reports of a missile attack on the US embassy in Baghdad.

27-Jan-2020
Syrian army inches closer to key city in

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI: The Syrian government forces have advanced toward the city of Maarat al-Numan in Idlib province in northwestern Syria on Sunday amid intense battles and shelling, activists and local media reported.

26-Jan-2020
At least 12 Iraqi protesters killed duri

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: At least 12 protesters have been killed during two days of violent clashes with security forces in the Iraqi provinces of Baghdad and Dhi Qar, the semi-official Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR) reported in a Facebook post on Sunday.

26-Jan-2020
Israel officially allows citizens to tra

Tel Aviv/Sputnik/UNI: Israel’s Interior minister Arye Deri has signed a directive earlier this week allowing Israeli citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for the first time in its history, media reported Sunday.

26-Jan-2020
Russia registers 96 ceasefire violations

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The Russian side of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian truce has registered 96 ceasefire violations in Syria over the past 24 hours, while the Turkish side has recorded 92 truce breaches, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday.

26-Jan-2020
Japan looks to evacuate citizens from vi

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Japanese authorities are coordinating with China to evacuate its citizens from the Chinese province at the center of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters Sunday.

26-Jan-2020
Seven dead, 16 missing after heavy rains

Rio de Janeiro/UNI: At least seven people were killed while 16 others went missing after unprecedented heavy rainfall lashed the Belo Horizonte city in Southeastern Brazil, media reports said on Sunday.

26-Jan-2020
German Police confirm six people killed

Berlin/Sputnik: Six people were killed in the shooting in Germany's southwestern town of Rot am See, while some others were injured, the police of the neighboring city of Aalen confirmed to Sputnik on Friday.

25-Jan-2020
The drive for quality education worldwid

New York/IBNS: Aligning inclusive, quality education with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was centre-stage on Friday, as the President of the UN General Assembly held a high-level interactive meeting for the International Day of Education.

25-Jan-2020
Anti-corruption efforts stagnating in G7

New York/IBNS: More than two-thirds of countries – along with many of the world’s most advanced economies – are stagnating or showing signs of backsliding in their anti-corruption efforts, according to the 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released today by Transparency International.

25-Jan-2020
Philippines to send back nearly 500 peop

Moscow,/Sputnik: About 500 people visiting the city of Kalibo in the Philippines' province of Aklan will return to the Chinese city of Wuhan on Monday amid the coronavirus outbreak in China, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said on Friday.

24-Jan-2020
McDonald's halts operations in five Hube

Moscow/Sputnik: US fast-food giant McDonald's said on Friday that it had decided to suspend business operations in five cities in China's Hubei province due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus.

24-Jan-2020
Shanghai disneyland temporarily shuts do

Beijing/Sputnik: Shanghai Disneyland theme park announced on Friday that it would temporarily close on January 25 due to the spread of the new coronavirus in China.

24-Jan-2020
Netanyahu tells Zelenskyy Iran knew, hid

Jerusalem/Sputnik: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during their meeting on Friday that Iran knew immediately that its military had downed Ukraine's passenger plane but hid this information.

24-Jan-2020
People must talk to those they disagree

Davos/UNI: People must talk to those they disagree with or else there is no possibility to build a bridge between different views, says Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel.

24-Jan-2020
All flights from China's Wuhan to Moscow

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: All flights from the Chinese city of Wuhan to Moscow have been canceled over the coronavirus outbreak in China, the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport told Sputnik on Friday.

24-Jan-2020
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