UN chief “carefully’ heard PM Sharif’s assessment of Kashmir situation at Davos meeting

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 23 (APP): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "listened carefully" to the briefing given by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on the situation...

UN envoy on Syria urges mechanism to oversee ceasefire

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 23 (APP): International talks to extend ceasefire in Syria started Monday in the Kazakh capital of Astana, with the United Nations...

Companies with outsource support from India, China nervous after Trump’s take over

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (APP): Companies that have outsourced IT operations and production in countries like India, China and Philippines are worried to come under the scrutiny...

Defeating ISIS, terror groups to be Trump administration’s highest priority: White House

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (APP): Defeating ISIS and other radical Islamic terror groups will be the highest priority, according to new pages about the action plans added...

Trump to meet British PM in first meeting with foreign leader

WASHINGTON Jan 22 (APP) : US President Donald Trump will receive British Prime Minister Theresa May later this week in his first meeting with a foreign...

UN official urges stronger water management, improved access for small farmers

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 22 (APP): The head of the U.N. agricultural agency has urged the international community to promote more efficient use of water and to...

UN slams destruction of sites in Palmyra, other ancient Syrian cities

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 21 (APP): The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has confirmed the destruction of Palmyra's famed tetrapylon and the facade...

Brutal weather put migrant children at risk in Europe – UNICEF

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 21 (APP): With extreme cold weather and storms sweeping Europe, refugee and migrant children are threatened by respiratory and other serious illnesses, according...

Thousands attend star-studded anti-Trump rally in New York

NEW YORK, Jan 20 (APP): Top Hollywood stars Robert De Niro, Sally Field, Mark Ruffalo and Cher joined thousands of other people outside a...

UN chief calls businesses “best allies” to curb poverty, climate change

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 20 (APP): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to limit...

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