Despite efforts to move past decades of drought and conflict, Somalia is facing some of the most complex crises in the world, its President said today at the UN General Assembly, urging international partners to help the nation avert a looming famine and defeat the scourge of terrorism. more
Israeli Prime Minister Lapid backs two-State solution

New York: Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday said a two-State solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was “the right thing” for Israel, but he cautioned that a future ...

World’s complex challenges are great, but not insurmountable, Assembly President says, opening 77th session

New York: At what he called “the most consequential moment of the last four decades,” General Assembly President Csaba KÅ‘rösi banged the ceremonial gavel to open the ...

Guterres calls for ‘coalition of the world’ to overcome divisions, provide hope in place of turmoil

New York: With people from all points of the globe crying out for relief and hope, international action on major challenges – from climate to conflict and securing sustainable devel ...

Sri Lanka: New Government urged to make progress on accountability, institutional reforms

New York: Sri Lanka is at a critical juncture and the new Government must make progress on accountability as well as institutional and security sector reforms, the UN human rights office, ...

Xi Jinping wishes to defeat 'Colour Revolutions' by beating Western ideas

Beijing: Chinese president Xi Jinping is trying to beat “Colour Revolutions” by defeating the Western constitutional democracy promoted by the US, media reports said.

Russia to quit International Space Station post 2024

Moscow: Russia plans to quit the International Space Station post 2024, announced the newly appointed Chief of Roscosmos, Russian space agency Yury Borisov.

China planning to build military base in Indian Ocean region in Madagascar

Beijing: China is expanding its defence cooperation and making incursions into the Western Indian Ocean Region, where India traditionally has a significant presence, and it is eyeing a mi ...

Vladimir Putin makes first international trip post Ukraine-Russia war

Tehran/IBNS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday landed in Iran, marking his first international trip post initiating the Ukraine-Russia war that severed ties with the West.

Chinese aggression in South China Sea: Japan, Australia increasing military budgets

Beijing/Tokyo/Canberra: Amid escalating Chinese military aggression in the South China Sea, Japan, South Korea, Australia and Singapore are increasing their military budgets and spending ...