Violence against Rohingya Muslims can amount to crimes against humanity: UN

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 7 (APP): The scale of violence against the Rohingya community in Myanmar's Rakhine state documented in U.N. human rights report is...

Pakistan slams India & others for inflexibility in their push for permanent seats on...

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 7 (APP): Pakistan has told the United Nations that the campaign by a group of countries for permanent seats on the...

Negative polls about immigration ban are ‘fake news’: Trump

NEW YORK, Feb 6 (APP): US President Donald Trump Monday blasted "negative polls" poll about his controversial immigration ban as "fake news," saying the...

Afghanistan reports highest ever civilian casualties in 2016: UNAMA Report

WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (APP): Afghanistan posted the record high number of civilian casualties in 2016 where as many as 11,418 civilian were either killed or...

UN Mideast envoy ‘concerned’ over scheduled vote on Israel’s settlement regularization bill

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 6 (APP): The top United Nations Middle East envoy Monday expressed concern about the scheduled vote by the Knesset, Israel’s legislative body, on...

UN renews call for protection of Afghan civilians, after casualty figures spike in 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 6 (APP): Attacks in Afghanistan by the Taliban, ISIL /Da’esh and pro-government troops killed or injured more children and other civilians...

CPEC project to contribute to regional peace, prosperity through economic development

WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (APP): Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Prof Ahsan Iqbal told a leading US based think tank gathering in Washington that...

UN fears new displacements of Iraqis as fighting escalates in western Mosul, Hawiga

  UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 5 (APP): The United Nations refugee agency and its partners are coordinating plans to respond to a potential mass displacement of...

Pakistan’s rising security, economic profile luring huge foreign investment: Ahsan Iqbal

WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (APP): Pakistan's remarkable economic turnaround and its historic success against the menace of terrorism in the past three years is luring international businessmen...

UN removes Gulbadin Hekmatyar from designated terrorists list

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 4 (APP): The United Nations has removed Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the Hizb i Islami leader and a veteran of the decades of Afghan war,...

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