New York: The decision by Kosovo’s parliament to form a national army was described by the UN Peacekeeping chief on Monday as having “further deteriorated relations between Belgrade and Pristina,” which, he said, have been strained for some time. more
First full satellite survey of devastated ancient Aleppo raises recovery hopes

New York: The first comprehensive survey of the devastation inflicted on the ancient Syrian city of Aleppo by years of urban warfare, has been published thanks to ground-breaking satellit ...

UN calls for funds to ease ‘deteriorating’ humanitarian situation in Gaza and West Bank

New York: The need for aid in the occupied Palestinian territory has increased, following a year that has seen a “serious deterioration in the humanitarian situation,” said Ja ...

Prospect of negotiated peace in Afghanistan ‘never been more real’ – UN mission chief

New York: A negotiated end to the 17-year conflict in Afghanistan “has never been more real…than it is now”, the head of the United Nations peace mission in the country ...

Afghanistan: Taliban members kidnap district official in Jawzjan province

Kabul:  Taliban militants kidnapped a senior district official and a security man in Mardyan district of Afghanistan's northern Jawzjan province on Sunday, media reports said.

Afghanistan : 5 militants killed, 2 wounded in Uruzgan airstrikes

Kabul: At least five militants were killed and two others were wounded in airstrikes in southern Uruzgran province of Afghanistan, Local Khaama Press said quoting the Afghan Military.

UN agencies launch emergency plan for millions of Venezuelan refugees and migrants

New York: A new plan to cover the urgent needs of millions of Venezuelan refugees and migrants, coordinated by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migrati ...

Civilian death toll continues to mount in Syria, UN relief chief tells Security Council

New York: Although the overall intensity of violence in Syria has decreased, civilians continue to be killed by air and ground-based strikes, Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for ...

Afghanistan: 4 gunmen arrested in Kabul

Kabul: Four people have been arrested from Afghanistan capital Kabul city over charges of kidnapping and armed clash, media reports said on Saturday.

Six Pakistani soldiers killed in Turbat operation: ISPR

Islamabad: Six Pakistani security officials were killed while four terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire in Turbat, Balochistan, confirmed the country's Inter-Services Public ...