Eradicating poverty not a question of charity but of justice: UN chief

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 (APP):UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stressed the fundamental connection between eradicating poverty and upholding equal rights for all in a...

Imminent demolition of West Bank Palestinian village could be war crime – ICC Prosecutor

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 (APP):The Prosecutor mandated to oversee the Occupied Palestinian Territory for the International Criminal Court (ICC) said Wednesday that her office...

Diplomats stage protest during US event on Cuba at UN

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 (APP):A group of diplomats accredited to the United Nations disrupted a US-organized meeting on the plight of Cuban political prisoners...

UN envoy for Syria peace to step down

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 (APP):Veteran diplomat Staffan de Mistura announced Wednesday he will step down as UN envoy to Syria next month, ending his...

World population set to grow another 2.2 billion by 2050: UN

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 (APP):The world's population is set to grow by 2.2 billion between now and 2050, the UN said on Wednesday. Monica Ferro,...

COAS calls on Italian defence minister, Italian Army Chief

  ROME (Italy), Oct 17 (APP):Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on the Italian Defence Minister, the Chief of Italian Army...

China rejects claim it is using “debt diplomacy” to expand global influence

  BEIJING, Oct 17 (APP):The Chinese foreign ministry Wednesday rejected the claim that China was using “debt diplomacy” to expand its global influence and said...

US State Dept. spokesperson among candidates for next UN Ambassador: Report

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (APP):The US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert is said to be among the candidates, President Trump is considering to replace his...

DG ISPR briefs British parliamentarians

LONDON, Oct 16 (APP):Director General Inter Services Public Relations, Major General Asif Ghafoor here on Tuesday visited British Parliament and briefed the parliamentarians about the...

UN says young Rohingya girls constitute largest group of trafficking victims in camps

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 (APP):Young Rohingya girls in Bangladesh refugee camps, who are sold into forced labour, are the largest group of trafficking victims,...

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