Islamabad: Pakistan has condemned the suicide blast in Pakistan that has killed at least 29 people. more
DR Congo: UN report finds 47 protestors killed, freedom of assembly curtailed by use of force

New York: The security services and defence forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) killed at least 47 people during anti-government protests over a 13-month period through 3 ...

UN condemns attack that kills dozens near shrine in Kabul

New York: The United Nations strongly condemned the deadly attack earlier Wednesday in the Afghan capital, Kabul, near a major religious shrine where people had gathered to celebrate Nowr ...

Afghanistan: 29 killed in suicide blast

Kabul: At least 29 people were killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Wednesday, media reports said.

Displacement surges as twin military offensives drive thousands from Afrin and east Ghouta – UN

New York: The humanitarian crisis in Syria is reaching new peaks as hundreds of thousands of people flee the escalating fighting in Eastern Ghouta and Afrin, the latest flashpoints in the ...

Climate change could force over 140 million to migrate within countries by 2050: World Bank Report

Washington: The worsening impacts of climate change in three densely populated regions of the world could see over 140 million people move within their countries’ borders by 2050, c ...

Thousands suffering amid harrowing conditions in east Ghouta and Afrin – UN

New York: The United Nations in Syria is appealing urgently for help to ease the catastrophic situation for tens for thousands of people impacted by fighting in Eastern Ghouta, outside Da ...

Lebanon: UN humanitarian fund to step up support for the most vulnerable

New York: At a time when resources for refugees from Syria is declining, the top United Nations humanitarian official in Lebanon, the country host to some 1.5 million Syrian and several t ...

Afghanistan: Jalalabad blast kills four people

Kabul: A blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad area on Monday left at least four supporters of  Hizb-I-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) killed, media reports said.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits frontline area in Eastern Ghouta

Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a frontline area in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta area on Sunday, media reports said.