UN General Assembly appoints Antonio Guterres next Secretary General of 193 member world...

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 13 (APP): The General Assembly Tuesday appointed Antonio Guterres, former Prime Minister of Portugal, as the Secretary General of the 193...

UN condemns killing of worshipers in Kabul’s Shia mosque attack

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 12 (APP): The United Nations mission in Afghanistan has condemned Tuesday night’s attack at the Shia mosque in Kabul that killed...

American Sikhs hold anti-war rally outside UN as India-Pakistan tensions escalate

NEW YORK, Oct 12 (APP): A large number of Sikhs from all over North America Tuesday staged a rally outside UN Headquarters in New York...

Dossier on Human Rights Violations in Kashmir handed over to President of UN General...

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 13 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s Special Envoys have handed over a dossier to the President of UN General Assembly, Peter...

All girls count, says UN, calls for tackling inequalities holding them back

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 12 (APP): Improved data collection on issues girls face across the world, can provide a better understanding of their lives and help...

Taxing sugary drinks can curb global epidemic of obesity, diabetes WHO

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 12 (APP): Unhealthy diet accounts for more than 11 million deaths annually, with four million deaths due to obesity, the U.N. health...

UN adviser voices deep concern at recent violence in Rakhine, calls for calm

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 12 (APP): The United Nations envoy for Myanmar has expressed his deep concern at the violent attacks by unidentified individuals and groups...

UN chief urges ‘full inquiry’ into deadly airstrikes at funeral ceremony in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 11 (APP): Outraged by Saturdays bombing reportedly by the Saudi-led military coalition of a funeral in Yemen, top United Nations officials are...

Peace & stability in South Asia depends on Kashmir settlement – Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 11 (APP): A senior Pakistani diplomat has underscored the imperative need for resolving the decades-old dispute between Pakistan and India in an...

Pakistan declared best country in South Asia

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (APP): Pakistan has been recognized as the ‘Best Country for Infrastructure Development in South Asia’ by the “Emerging Markets”, a publication...

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