UN chief slams terrorist attack in Istanbul

UNITED NATIONS, June 8 (APP): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Tuesday's terrorist attack in the centre of Istanbul, which claimed the lives...

Hillary Clinton makes history, declares win in Democratic presidential race

NEW YORK, June 8 (APP): Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton marked her place in American history Tuesday night, declaring victory in the...

US Congress HR Commission expresses concerns over rights violation in India as Modi begins...

WASHINGTON, June 8 (APP):The Human Rights Commission of the US Congress on Tuesday expressed concerns over the growing violence against minorities in India at...

UNICEF launches campaign on Internet safety for adolescents

UNITED NATIONS, June 8 (APP): Eight out of ten 18-year-olds believe that young people are in danger of being sexually abused or taken advantage...

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...

Pakistan calls for boosting UN police skills in preparation for quick deployment

UNITED NATIONS, June 7 (APP): Pakistan has called for enhancing UN policing capabilities and filling up the gaps in resources and training and making them...

Ramadan begins in US, President Obama affirms support for American Muslims

WASHINGTON, June 6 (APP): Muslims across the United States, including Pakistani Americans, will observe the holy month of Ramazan from Monday. A large number of...

UN agency announces world’s first illegal fishing treaty now in force

UNITED NATIONS, June 6 (APP): The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced that a groundbreaking international accord aimed at stamping out illegal...

UN condemns attack targeting Afghan judicial officials

UNITED NATIONS, June 6 (APP): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has condemned Sunday's attack in Pul-e-Alam town of Logar Province in...

‘Go wild for life,’ UN says on World Environment Day

UNITED NATIONS, June 5 (APP): Marking World Environment Day, which  this year focuses on the illegal trade of wildlife, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)...

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