UN chief urges people to stand up for their human rights now ‘under siege’

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 10 (APP):Noting that human rights were "under siege" around the world, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on everyone and to...

NADRA Information centres in UK are unauthorised entities:High Commission

LONDON Dec 10 (APP):The Pakistan High Commission London on Monday clarified that National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) Information Centres operating in various parts of...

Global migration pact adopted by governments to help prevent suffering and chaos

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 10 (APP)::The Global Compact for Migration was adopted Monday by leading representatives from 164 Governments at an international conference in Marrakesh,...

Mountain glaciers melting rate in Himalayan region doubled since 2005: Report

BEIJING, Dec 10 (APP):The melting rate of lofty glaciers of Himalayan region, housing the third largest mass of frozen freshwater on Earth, has doubled...

Outgoing US envoy to UN repeats allegations about Pakistan harbouring terrorists

NEW YORK, Dec 10 (APP):The outgoing American Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, who is of Indian origin, has made a direct attack...

Marking 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UN urges people to stand...

  UNITED NATIONS, Dec 9 (APP):With the Universal Declaration of Human Rights reaching its 70th anniversary on Monday, the United Nations is urging people everywhere...

UN chief urges action by all to end corruption as it stifles economic growth

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 9 (APP):UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the international community to step up efforts to fight the scourge of corruption, saying...

Chinese company keen to invest in paint, coating industry in Pakistan

BEIJING, Dec 9 (APP):A Chinese Company specialized in manufacturing world class paint for buildings, furniture and automobile has shown keen interest to invest through...

Road accident deaths worldwide hit 1.35 million mark: WHO

  UNITED NATIONS, Dec 8 (APP):Road traffic accidents have become the eighth leading cause of death worldwide killing 1.35 million people a year, the World...

US-Muslim lawmaker-elect hits back at conservative pastor saying Congress will ‘look like an Islamic...

NEW YORK, Dec 8 (APP):A hijab-wearing Somali-American, one of the first two Muslim women elected to serve in the U.S. Congress in last month's...

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