Portugal’s Antonio Guterres emerges as favourite for next UN Secretary-General

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 6 (APP): Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres has emerged as the clear favourite to become the next United Nations Secretary-General following...

UN takes Saudi coalition off Yemen list of child violators pending review

UNITED NATIONS, June 7 (APP): Following a strong complaint from Saudi Arabia, the United Nations Monday removed the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in...

Pentagon accused of burying report revealing administrative wastage of $125 billion

WASHINGTON, Dec.6(APP): Senior officials at the US Defense Department, or Pentagon, have been accused of covering up a study that detailed $125 billion of “administrative waste”,fearing...

Youth unemployment set to rise for first time in 3 years: UN

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 25 (APP): With global youth unemployment expected to rise in 2016 for the first time in three years and the equally...

UN following developments in Indian-Held Kashmir as two more civilians killed: Spokesman

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 4 (APP): The United Nations continues to follow developments in Indian-held Kashmir where the killings of two more civilians by government troops...

Trump names US oil company chief Rex Tillerson as nominee for secretary of state

NEW YORK, Dec 13 (APP): US President-elect Donald Trump officially announced his plan Tuesday to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state,...

UN says July attack on Kabul rally ‘may amount to a war crime’

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 18 (APP): A new special human rights report released by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has concluded that...

Saudi Government, people pledges to help earthquake victims

ISLAMABAD, Oct 30 (APP): Saudi based relief organization, King Abdullah Relief Campaign for Pakistani People (KARCPP) has assured extending maximum support to alleviate miseries of the...

President Ilham Aliyev inaugurates joint ceremony of News Agencies World Congress

BAKU (Azerbaijan) Nov 16 (APP): Joint opening ceremony of the 5th News Agencies World Congress and the 16th General Assembly of Organization of Asia-Pacific...

Afghan casualties hit record high 11,000 in 2015: UN report

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 14 (APP): Hostilities in Afghanistan left more  than 3,500 civilians dead in 2015, including an unprecedented number of children one in...

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