UN warns of thousands fleeing as Iraqi forces advance on Da’esh-held Tal Afar

  UNITED NATIONS, Aug 21 (APP): The United Nations has warned that thousands of civilians are expected to flee the town of Tal Afar and surrounding...

Rouhani hits back at Trump in UN speech

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20 (APP): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday hit back at US President Donald Trump, referring to Trump's fiery remarks against Iran role...

US urge Burmese government for greater media access as Rohingya Muslims flee

WASHINGTON, Sep 8 (APP): The United States has expressed deep concern over the troubling situation in Burma and urged the government there to allow greater...

Modi letting mob rule flourish, NYT says in condemning Indian journalist’s murder

  NEW YORK, Sep 7 (APP): A leading American newspaper has denounced the murder of Indian Journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead outside her home...

More than half of children and youth worldwide ‘not learning’: UNESCO

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (APP): About 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, signalling 'a learning crisis' that...

11 killed in Indian truck, jeep collision

NEW DELHI, Aug 27 (APP/Xinhua): At least 11 people were killed and one injured Sunday when a truck collided with a jeep in western Indian...

UN experts say Charlottesville highlights rising racism in US

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 18 (APP): Racism and xenophobia are on the rise across the United States, three United Nations human rights experts have warned in...

Carbon dioxide levels surge to new high in 2016: UN weather agency reports

  UNITED NATIONS, Oct 30 (APP)::Levels of carbon dioxide (C02) surged at "record-breaking speed" to new highs in 2016, the United Nations weather agency announced...

BRI, CPEC extension of dream to improve living standard of Chinese people, benefit rest...

  BEJING, Dec 11 (APP):The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and its flagship project, China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), are an extension of President Xi...

UN urges Iraq to take better care of Da’esh abuse victims

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 22 (APP): The Iraqi government must ensure that the thousands of women and girls who survived sexual violence by ISIL/Da'esh terrorists receive...

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