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New York: Latest statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO reveal that 1.35 million people die on the roads each year, while road traffic injuries are now the leading cause of death among young people, according to new statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO). more
Sustainability, peace, security ‘best guarantee against instability’ Guterres to Security Council

New York :“Peace and development are indivisible,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday, encouraging a stronger push along what ...

A safer, more dignified journey for all migrants, tops agenda at global conference in Marrakech

New York: Top politicians and officials from across the world will gather in Marrakech, Morocco this weekend, ahead of a major conference convened by the UN, to formally adopt an all-incl ...

UN recognises role of sport in achieving sustainable development

New York: The power of sport to help make sustainable development a reality and, in particular, the 2030 Agenda – the United Nations’ blueprint to transform the world for the ...

Pakistan wants peace in Afghanistan: Imran to US

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said Pakistan had "abiding interest" in achieving peace in Afghanistan through a political settlement, The Dawn report ...

Paris Agreement: Donald Trump says Macron's decision on fuel price justifies his own

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his French counterpart  Emmanuel Macron's move of retreating fuel tax hikes amid riots in Paris justified his decision of ...

Back peace process in Afghanistan: US to Pakistan

Washington: The US has chided Pakistan and said it was time all nations supported the efforts of the United Nations, India and Afghanistan to help maintain peace in South Asia. 

‘We need to do more’ to transform the world, deputy UN chief tells African audiences

New York:  During her current trip to South Africa, Deputy-Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has spoken at several events in Johannesburg, on the importance of the 2030 Agenda for sus ...

Black Panther’s ‘General Okoye’ joins the fight against gender-based violence

New York, Danai Gurira, one of the stars of hit movies “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Infinity War,” in her role as General Okoye, has been named a Goodwill Ambass ...

COP24: green, gender focus, as UN's crucial climate change conference gets underway

New York, COP24,  the two-week 24th conference of the parties of the United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC), started on Sunday in Katowice, Poland, with a special focus on ...