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New York: Every day, some 1.6 million people worldwide fall ill from eating contaminated food, which kills 420,000 people each year, two UN agencies said on Tuesday.  more
UN Security Council to welcome five new non-permanent members

New York: Five countries have been elected as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council following a vote in the General Assembly on Tuesday.

Ukraine: Seven people missing in Kherson region after destruction of Kakhovka dam

Kherson: Seven people are considered missing in the Kherson Region after the destruction of the Nova Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) and subsequent flooding, Vladimir Leontyev, t ...

Ukraine: Dam destruction ‘monumental humanitarian, economic and ecological catastrophe’: Guterres

New York: Tens of thousands of civilians in Ukraine are in danger on the frontline, after the apparent destruction of a huge dam on Tuesday, which the UN chief described as a “monum ...

Finland to expel 9 Russian embassy employees

Helsinki: Finland has announced it is set to expel nine members of staff working at the Russian Embassy in Helsinki.

US: Shooting close to high school graduation venue leaves 2 persons dead

Washington: At least two people were killed and five others were injured in a shooting incident that occurred during a high school graduation ceremony in Richmond city the US, media repor ...

Amid opposition, Japan to release nuclear-contaminated water from Fukushima Daiichi plant into ocean

Tokyo: Japan has started sending seawater into an underwater tunnel built to release nuclear-contaminated water into the ocean from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, loc ...

Free, fair elections not possible under Awami League govt in Bangladesh: Fakhrul tells Peter Haas

Dhaka : Bangladesh’s Opposition party BNP in a meeting with US ambassador Peter Haas on Tuesday accused the ruling Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Haseena of de ...

8 Russian, Chinese military jets enter S Korean air defence zone

Seoul: Four Russian and four Chinese military jets entered the South Korean air defense identification zone (KADIZ) without notice on Tuesday without violating the country’s airspac ...

Dam blown up in Russia-held Ukraine city Nova Kakhovka, evacuation begins amid flooding

A dam, which is located in the  Russian-controlled area of southern Ukraine, has been destroyed, leading to flooding and an exchange of words between the two nations.