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Tokyo, Oct 23 (IBNS): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to win Sunday's vote, according to exit polls. more
UN chief Guterres, US President Trump commit to work together to address common challenges

New York, Oct 22(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Friday with United States President Donald Trump and discussed, among others, tensions in the Korean ...

Closing UN’s ‘Africa Week,’ Assembly President says continent’s vision getting close to reality

New York, Oct 21(Just Earth News): Addressing the final event of this year’s Africa Week at the United Nations, General Assembly President Miroslav Lajčák on Friday highlighted the con ...

UN delivering coordinated humanitarian response in wake of Mogadishu bombings

New York, Oct 20(Just Earth News): The United Nations family of agencies and programmes is continuing to roll out its response in support of the recovery and clean-up effort in Mogadishu fol ...

INTERVIEW: Hurricane-hit Caribbean nations can build back better, says UN development official

New York, Oct 20(Just Earth News): Mere mention of the Caribbean conjures up images of pristine waters, beautiful beaches and fun in the sun. However, the images emanating from the region ov ...

Catalonia crisis: Rajoy likely to impose direct rule over disputed region

Madrid, Oct 21 (JEN): Spain is likely to impose a direct rule over the disputed Catalonia region, though a final verdict will be declared after Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy meets wit ...

Number of UN civilian casualties falls despite spike in direct attacks against the Organization – new report

New York, Oct 20(Just Earth News): Despite an increasingly complex global security environment and an unprecedented increase in direct attacks against the United Nations, the number of casua ...

With ‘cautious optimism,’ UN political official reports positive developments on Middle East peace

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): A senior United Nations political affairs official on Wednesday highlighted at the Security Council some positive developments on the Palestinian-Israeli c ...

UN chief announces trip to Central African Republic, where crisis is 'far from media spotlight'

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): Speaking to the press at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, Secretary-General António Guterres announced that he will be travelling to the Central ...

Quebec municipal elections: Low pay, difficult working hours sees a drop in candidature

Montreal, Oct 19 (JEN): Low wages and difficult working hours are forcing candidates to drop off their names from the upcoming municipal elections in Quebec, said a report by The Canadian Pr ...