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New York, In a statement released on Saturday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed his sadness at the news of the death of former US President George Herbert Walker Bush, who died on Friday. more
Donald Trump may meet Kim Jong Un in 2019?

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said his next meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely to take place in 2019.

Bangladesh polls: Khaleda Zia's nominations rejected

Dhaka: Ahead of Bangladesh polls, the three nominations filed by ex-Prime Minister of Bangladesh Khaleda Zia have been canceled, media reports said.

‘Be the change’ we desperately need, UN deputy chief urges global youth

New York,  Young people are the leaders and torchbearers the world “desperately needs” but they also face serious challenges when it comes to realizing their potential, t ...

Migrant caravan: UN agency helping ‘exhausted’ people home

New York,  Hundreds of people from Central American States who joined the human caravans travelling towards the United States have been helped home after asking for assistance, the I ...

UNESCO lists wrestling, reggae and raiho-shin rituals as global treasures to be preserved

New York,  From Jamaican reggae to Georgian wrestling and Japanese rituals, the UN cultural agency, UNESCO, added six new elements to its list of "intangible heritage" for ...

'Collective amnesia’ over causes of global financial crash - human rights expert

New York, 10 years on, governments are experiencing collective amnesia towards of one of the biggest factors behind the 2008 global financial crash –the housing crisis – which ...

Madagascar: UN chief commends nation on first round of peaceful elections

New York, Nov 30 (IBNS): The results of the first round of voting to choose Madagascar’s next President were announced on Wednesday, prompting the UN chief to commend the peaceful n ...

Africa Forum aims to boost business, reduce costs, help countries trade out of poverty

Better transport, logistics and foreign investment are essential to smooth the way for the African continent to reduce trade hurdles, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade a ...

‘Global trust’ declining, ‘our world needs stepped-up global leadership’

New York, On the eve of the G20 international forum in Argentina, and ahead of next week’s COP24 climate conference in Katowice, Poland, UN Secretary-General António Guterres ...