UN slams destruction of sites in Palmyra, other ancient Syrian cities

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 21 (APP): The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has confirmed the destruction of Palmyra's famed tetrapylon and the facade...

Brutal weather put migrant children at risk in Europe – UNICEF

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 21 (APP): With extreme cold weather and storms sweeping Europe, refugee and migrant children are threatened by respiratory and other serious illnesses, according...

Thousands attend star-studded anti-Trump rally in New York

NEW YORK, Jan 20 (APP): Top Hollywood stars Robert De Niro, Sally Field, Mark Ruffalo and Cher joined thousands of other people outside a...

UN chief calls businesses “best allies” to curb poverty, climate change

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 20 (APP): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to limit...

Pakistan offers investment friendly environment: PM

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said his government had devised a comprehensive plan to create investment friendly environment and was liberalizing...

Bill Gates lauds Pakistan’s anti-polio efforts

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19 (APP): Business Leader, Entrepreneur and head of the Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates Thursday appreciated the tremendous success of Pakistan in eradication of...

Pakistan, Norway to focus on trade, investment sectors

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19 (APP): Pakistan and Norway Thursday vowed to focus on trade, investment and development cooperation in a bid to further expand their bilateral...

Pakistan ready to do business with the world: PM

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan was being now on the track of sustainable growth and was "ready to...

Muslim Ummah must play an active role to help Rohingya Muslims

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 (APP): Advisor to the prime minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Thursday said the extraordinary meeting of the OIC Council of...

2016 was the hottest year ever recorded – UN weather agency

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 19 (APP): The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, the UN weather...

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