UN rights expert urges governments to eliminate homelessness by 2030

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 4 (APP): Homelessness is found in every country in the world and is spreading with impunity, a U.N. human rights expert...

US Secretary Kerry praises Pakistan government, military for cooperation in fighting terrorism

WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (APP): US Secretary of State John Kerry praised cooperation by the Pakistan government and the army in fighting terrorism during a...

UN peacebuilding body highlights need to address root causes of conflict for peace

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 24 (APP): The head of the United Nations advisory body tasked with making recommendations on post conflict recovery, reconstruction and development...

Pakistan desires good ties with all neighbours: PM

ISLAMABAD Feb 24 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif  Wednesday said that Pakistan was pursuing good relations with all its neighbours including India as...

Pakistan forcefully opposes adding new permanent members in UNSC as reform talks resume

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 (APP): Making a strong case against creating new  permanent seats in the UN Security Council, a top Pakistani diplomat has...

Protest over Afzal Guru sparks culture war in India

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (APP): Attempts by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to promote an "increasingly assertive" brand of nationalism has triggered a culture...

Mushahid urges EU to take steps to resolve Kashmir issue

BRUSSELS, Feb 23 (APP):Senate Defence Committee Chairman, Senator Mushahid Hussain on Tuesday urged European Union and the international community to take steps to resolve...

Obama administration formally submits plan to Congress for closing Guantanamo Bay prison

WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (APP): The US Department of Defence formally submitted the plan to Congress on Tuesday to close Guantanamo Bay prison, a move...

US recognizes Pakistan’s commitment to fighting terrorists

WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (APP): The United States fully recognizes  the commitment of the Pakistan government to combat terrorists  and will continue to support it,...

UN agency planning humanitarian air-drops in besieged Syrian area

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 20 (APP): Following a humanitarian breakthrough in delivering aid to a Syrian town inaccessible  for more than 18 months, the U.N....

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