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Washington, Dec 8 (JEN): Engulfed by sexual allegations, US Senator Al Franken has announced his decision to step down in the coming weeks.

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Canada PM Trudeau says his country's Israeli embassy will remain in Tel Aviv

Ottawa: Though US President Donald Trump has triggered a firestorm by announcing that American embassy in Israel will be shifted to Jerusalem to recognize it as the capital of the Jewi ...

Global cooperation vital to maximize benefits of migration, says UN envoy

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): Commitment and cooperation from the global community is critical to maximize the benefits of migration and to overcome its challenges, said a senior U ...

‘Mission accomplished,’ president of UN tribunal for Former Yugoslavia tells Security Council

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): After more than 24 years of operations, the United Nations tribunal set up to prosecute crimes committed during conflicts in the Balkans in the 1990s, ...

Issue of Jerusalem must be resolved through direct negotiations between parties, UN chief stresses

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): In the wake of the announcement by the United States President recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, United Nations Secretary-General Ant&oa ...

Use fiscal stability to bolster inclusive, sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, UN report urges

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): Countries in the Asia-Pacific region should make the most of the prevailing stable economic conditions to orient their economies towards a more social ...

Donald Trump set to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital, triggers Middle East tension

Washington DC, Dec 6 (Just Earth News) : Triggering a geopolitical firestorm which could lead to a flareup in the Middle East, US President Donald Trump is set to declare formally Jeru ...

Somalia Partnership Forum stresses job creation and poverty reduction to promote stability

New York, Dec 6(Just Earth News): A gathering of senior representatives of the Somali Government, the United Nations and the international community concluded in Mogadishu on Tuesday w ...

Donors make initial pledges of $857 million to fund UN refugee agency’s work in 2018

New York, Dec 6(Just Earth News): Donor governments on Tuesday pledged an initial $857 million to fund the United Nations refugee agency’s work to help some 67 million displaced ...

UN chief proposes ‘sweeping’ management reform to budget committee

New York, Dec 5(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday proposed sweeping management reform to Member States in the General Assembly’ ...