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Damascus (Sputnik/UNI) The Syrian military has liberated two villages in the south of the northwestern Idlib province after clashing with terrorists, a brigadier general of the Syrian Armed Forces told Sputnik. more
Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need

New York: The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, al ...

Donald Trump administration will now deny Green Card, citizenship to immigrants who use public benefits

Washington, Aug 13 : The US government on Monday announced new rules which are aiming to deny permanent residency and citizenship to immigrants who depend upon public benefits, such as fo ...

Intelligence chiefs from North, South Koreas met after Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi: Reports

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) The intelligence chiefs from North and South Koreas held a secret meeting in April after the no-deal summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader ...

‘We are facing a learning crisis’, UN chief warns on International Youth Day

New York, Aug 12 (JEN): Schools are “not equipping young people with the skills they need to navigate the technological revolution”, UN Secretary-General António Guterr ...

Venezuela organizes anti-Trump signature drive

Caracas (Xinhua/UNI) A nationwide anti-Trump signature drive took place in Venezuela over the weekend to protest the stepped-up U.S. sanctions, a government source said on Sunday.

Taliban may want India in peace deal: Afghanistan media owner

Kabul: An Afghanistani media baron has said that he feels Taliban group will want India to play a role in the peace deal connected with the South Asian nation and not act as a spoiler in ...

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations

New York, Aug 10 (JEN): Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order to &ldq ...

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency

New York, Aug 10 (JEN): More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on Friday were cr ...

UN food aid to Yemen will fully resume after two-month break, as Houthis ‘guarantee’ delivery

New York, Aug 10 (JEN): Life-saving food aid distribution is set to resume to 850,000 people in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, following guarantees by Houthi opposition forces that the ...