Beijing: China has delivered the first overhauled multi-role JF-17 fighter jet to Pakistan, a development seen as major boost to air defence of Pakistan.
UN: Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.
UN: In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday.
WHO has announced the appointment of four new goodwill ambassadors from the fields of sports, politics and community mobilization to promote healthier lives, stronger health workforces and improved mental health globally.
New Delhi: Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage, media reports stated.
Washington: US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect the US communications network from “foreign adversaries”.
New Delhi: The world’s first malaria vaccine was launched in the African country of Malawi on Tuesday, the WHO said.
New Delhi: A state of emergency will be imposed in Sri Lanka from midnight Monday following the deadly Easter attacks that killed over killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, the president’s office said.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has strongly condemned the gruesome terror attacks in Colombo, Sri Lanka that killed at least 185 people including 35 foreigners and injured over 500 persons.
Deadly blasts kill more than 185 in Sri Lanka
Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challenges facing the Organization worldwide.
Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that he will not attend the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the UAE due to his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj’s presence at the event.
Dhaka: At least 81 people have been killed and several critically injured in a major fire outbreak in Bangladesh Capital Dhaka on Thursday. It is said to be the city’s worst fire incident since 2012
New Delhi: According to a report in a significant movement France is going to move a proposal the United Nations (UN) to designate Pakistan’s terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.
New Delhi: At least nine Pakistani soldiers have been killed and 11 injured in a suicide attack on a Pakistan Army convoy near Balochistan. The incident happened just 3 days after the Pulwama suicide terror strike in which 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were martyred on 14 February.
Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he will sign an executive order to declare a national emergency to build of a wall along the US-Mexico border.
California Senator and Democratic candidate Kamala Harris has formally launched her 2020 presidential campaign Sunday in her birthplace of Oakland, promising to fight for the people.
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, suggesting it was of no use. Trump brought up India's aid during a rambling press appearance at a cabinet meeting as he defended his push for the United States to invest less overseas
Pakistan’s noted human rights activist and distinguished lawyer late Asma Jahangir has won the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018 posthumously.
New Delhi: George H. W Bush the former president of United States of America died Friday at the age of 94.