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New York: The international community on Friday took stock of action to improve UN peacekeeping in line with a Security Council resolution aimed at enhancing performance at all levels, both at Headquarters in New York and in the field. more
Trump Says Having 'Very Good' Discussions in China Trade Negotiations

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday that his administration is having very good discussions with China on trade that could result in a new development ...

Partnerships key to taking landlocked countries out of poverty: UN Chief

New York:The challenges faced by landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), some of the poorest in the world, can be overcome through more effective partnerships, UN Secretary-General Ant&o ...

State Dept launches anti-terror training to protect US embassies in Africa: Statement

Washington/Sputnik: The United States and Senegal launched a five-day antiterrorism training event for law enforcement teams throughout Africa assigned to protect embassies, the State Dep ...

UN rights chief calls for dialogue to prevent conflict, ease social unrest in Ecuador

New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Friday denounced the  “high human cost”, of the recent unrest in Ecuador and urged all actors i ...

Iraq: UN ‘deeply concerned’ at continued protester deaths

New York: UN chief António Guterres has expressed deep concern over reports of the continued use of live ammunition against demonstrators in Iraq.

White House declines participation in judicial committee impeachment hearings: Letter

Washington/Sputnik: The White House has notified the House Judiciary Committee in a letter published Sunday that President Donald Trump and his counsel will not take part in the next roun ...

Zimbabwe facing man-made starvation, says UN expert

New York: Man-made starvation is “slowly making its way into Zimbabwe” and most households in the country are unable to obtain enough food to meet their basic needs, Hilal Elv ...

Internet Forum: Prioritize technologies most needed for sustainable development

New York: It is “critical” to prioritize technologies that are most needed for sustainable development, a high-level UN official told the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on We ...

UN commemorates International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

New York : The United Nations has underlined its unwavering commitment to the Palestinian people in their ongoing struggle to achieve self-determination, independence and sovereignty.