In Gaza, UN envoy urges Israel...

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New York, July 16 (IBNS): With a ceasefire largely holding after a day-long flare-up in fighting between Israel and Gaza militants, the United Nation envoy on the Middle East peace process was in the enclave on Sunday urging Israelis and Palestinians to pull back from the brink of a confrontation “that nobody wants…and everybody will lose.”
Donald Trump adviced me to sue EU: Theresa May
London, July 15 (IBNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May has said US President Donald Trump adviced her to sue the European Union rather than negotiate over Brexit.
China authorities issue restricted entry of visitors to Mount Fan...
Beijing, July 14(IBNS): Mount Fanjingshan, which is China’s latest entrant in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, has been asked to restrict the entry of visitors in an effort to protect the place, local media reports said.
Dump Trump: Scotland protests US President's visit to the country
Edinburgh, July 14 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump faced massive protests upon his arrival in Scotland, where he will be spending the weekend, reports said.
UN Forum examines three pillars of 2030 Global Goals
New YorK, July 14 (IBNS): The first week of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) concluded on Friday at United Nations Headquarters in New York, with a review of the progress made so far by countries on nature preservation, partnerships for development, and the need to ensure no one is excluded, during the drive towards the 2030 deadline.
Iceland to take vacated US seat on Human Rights Council
New York, July 14 (IBNS): Iceland has for the first time been elected to the Human Rights Council, filling the seat vacated by the United States, which withdrew from the body last month, citing bias.
Fresh airstrikes kill dozens in conflict-ravaged Syria
New York, July 14 (IBNS): Despite the return of tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) to Syria following local agreements and changes in territorial control, the United Nations said on Friday that fresh airstrikes have reportedly killed dozens of civilians “in several areas” of the country.
Security Council downsizes AU-UN mission in Darfur, eying eventua...
New York, July 14 (IBNS): The Security Council on Friday extended the mandate of the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping operation in Sudan’s Darfur until the end of June next year, but reduced the number of troops deployed in the field with an eye towards the mission’s eventual exit.
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