UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, ...

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New York, Mar 24 (IBNS): The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public services and sustainable infrastructure.
Six killed in car bombing in Mogadishu
Mogadishu, Mar 23 (Xinhua/UNI) At least six people were killed and 11 others injured in twin blasts targeting the buildings of ministry of labor and public works in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police and medical sources said.
Iraq rejects Trump's recognition of Israel's sovereignty over Syria's Golan
Baghdad, Mar 23 (Xinhua/UNI) Iraq rejected on Saturday the call of US President Donald Trump to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said.
Road accident in Philippines kills five, hurts nine
Manila, Mar 23 (Xinhua/UNI) Five people were killed and nine others injured in a car accident along a highway in Apalit town in Pampanga province, north of Philippine capital Manila on Saturday, police said.
US-backed Kurdish forces declare victory on IS in eastern Syria
Damascus, Mar 23 (Xinhua) The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Saturday the defeat of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in eastern Syria, the SDF spokesman said.
Trump discusses Venezuela, security cooperation with Caribbean leaders: White House
Washington, Mar 23 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump met with leaders of countries in the Caribbean to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela and security cooperation, White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley said in a press release.
Iraqi authorities detain 16 suspects in wake of Mosul Ferry Crash : Military official
Moscow, Mar 23 (Sputnik/UNI) The Iraqi authorities detained 16 suspects in the case of the deadly ferry accident in the Tigris River near Mosul in the northern Nineveh province, Maj. Gen. Najim Abdullah Jubouri, the provincial military commander, said.
Tourist bus accident kills 26 people, leaves 28 injured in China
Beijing, Mar 23 (Sputnik/UNI) A grave accident involving a tourist bus claimed lives of 26 people and left 28 others injured in China's southern Hunan province, local media reported on Saturday.
Ethnic insurgents continue to attack military columns in Myanmar western state
Yangon, Mar 23 (Xinhua/UNI) An ethnic insurgent group, the Arakan Army (AA), continued to attack a column of the Myanmar armed forces conducting security operation in Yathedaung township, Rakhine state over the last two days, said a release from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the defense Services on Saturday.
Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development
New York, Mar 23 (IBNS): Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States.
'Mosques should be safe havens, not sites of terror', says Guterres announcing UN plan to ...
New York, Mar 23 (IBNS): In the wake of a horrific mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced his intention to launch a UN action plan for the safeguarding of religious sites, declaring that “mosques and all places of prayer and contemplation should be safe havens, not sites of terror.”
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