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Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday met Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan during his one-day tour to the UAE. more
Amid continued suffering in Yemen, UN envoy welcomes reports of reduced violence

New York, Addressing the UN Security Council on Friday, Martin Griffiths, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, said that although conflict continues to rage, he welcomed rece ...

UN genocide adviser welcomes historic conviction of former Khmer Rouge leaders

New York, Friday’s historic conviction of two former Khmer Rouge leaders in Cambodia on genocide charges has been welcomed by the United Nations Special Adviser on the issue.

YouTube stars get creative at UN, to promote tolerance

New York, Ending intolerance means eliminating one of humanity’s “dark spots,” said Sukhdeep Singh Bhogal, better known as YouTube hip-hop artist and musician, L-FRESH T ...

Artificial Intelligence raises ethical, policy challenges – UN expert

New York, Digital solutions are transforming lives: Think of robots that help the elderly, a mobile phone app that identifies crop pests, or surgical robots in hospitals. These advances a ...

Brexit poses ‘particular risk’ to British people in poverty: UN independent expert

New York, Brexit – the United Kingdom’s impending exit from the European Union – will drive more UK citizens into poverty unless the Government takes action to shield th ...

Ukraine: Temperatures plunge amid rising humanitarian needs

New York, Amidst an ongoing active conflict that seems to have fallen off the international community’s radar, temperatures in eastern Ukraine dropping well below zero and leaving m ...

Sahel States need international support ‘now more than ever’– UN peacekeeping chief

New York, Africa’s crisis-torn Sahel region needs support from the international community “now more than ever,” the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations, Jean ...

Political crisis in Sri Lanka: Parliament foils President Sirisena's undemocratic move

Colombo: An undemocratic move by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena last month, when he fired Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and named Mahinda Rajapaksa to the job, finally ba ...

Return of Kuwaiti property by Iraq, signals hope of ‘full normalization’ between nations: UN Chief

New York,  The Iraqi government’s latest moves toward constructive engagement with Kuwait mark a step towards “the full normalization” of relations between the two ...