UN expert calls for ICC to probe ‘decades of crimes’ in Myanmar

UNITED NATIONS, June 28 (APP):The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar has "strongly" recommended that the International Criminal Court...

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...

Two-thirds of world population will live in cities by 2050: UN report

UNITED NATIONS, May 17 (APP):Two out of every three people in the world will be living in cities or other urban areas by 2050,...

Turkish EU minister to visit Brussels

ANKARA, Jan 24 (APP):Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik is to head to Brussels on Thursday for talks with top European officials, according to a...

China dismisses, India panics over prospect of Chinese ‘spy pigeon’

BEIJING, May 25 (APP): A pigeon with a tag bearing numbers written in Chinese has thrown Indian authorities into a flutter, as fears spread that...

Qureshi urges Japanese companies to benefit from Pakistan’s  SEZs

Tokyo, April 23 (APP):Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Tuesday urged Japanese companies to benefit from Pakistan’s special economic zones (SEZs) to cater the needs...

UN assisting Afghan returnees with emergency food and cash: Report

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 16 (APP): The World Food Programme (WFP), a United  Nations agency, has launched a nine-month operation to assist Afghanistan in dealing...

Khurram Dastgir attends SCO Defence Minister’s meeting

BEIJING, April 24 (APP):Defence Minister Engr. Khurram Dastgir attended the 15th Defense Ministers' Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States held here...

UN official ‘deeply concerned’ about health of detained Palestinian hunger striker

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 21 (APP): A senior United Nations official has expressed deep concern about the deteriorating health of a Palestinian detainee on hunger...

UN body adopts Pakistan’s resolution on self-determination with record co-sponsors

  UNITED NATIONS, Nov 20 (APP):A key UN General Assembly's committee Monday unanimously passed a Pakistani resolution, co-sponsored this year by a record 83 nations,...

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