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New York: Every 24 seconds someone is killed in traffic, making safety on the world’s roads a global development challenge for all societies, especially for the most vulnerable, a senior UN official has said, ahead of the first ever High-level General Assembly Meeting on Improving Road Safety.  more
Ukraine enroute to EU candidacy status, lengthy process before complete integration

Kyiv/JEN: Ukraine is ready to be approved as a European Union (EU) candidate at the two-day long summit being held in Brussels on June 23-June 24, after it obtained an assent from the Eur ...

Ukraine: UN and partners deliver lifesaving aid to Donetska region

New York: Critical relief supplies for nearly 64,000 people have been delivered to Kramatorsk and Sloviansk, two cities in the Government-controlled areas of the eastern Donetska oblast, ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping announces plans to allow country's military to undertake 'special military operations' abroad

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed new rules governing “non-war” military operations which will allow the country's military to undertake “special mili ...

Mali: UN condemns second ‘cowardly’ attack in three days against peacekeepers

New York: Two Egyptian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, were killed on Friday - the second fatal attack this week on a peacekeeping convoy in the West African co ...

Ukraine: After 100 days of war, Guterres calls for end to violence, as UN works to free up vital food and fertilizer exports

New York: As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine entered its 100th day on Friday, António Guterres marked the grim milestone with a renewed call for an immediate end to the violence ...

Peacekeepers’ Day ceremony honours service and sacrifice of UN blue helmets

New York: The United Nations paid tribute to the men and women serving under its flag in some of the most dangerous places in the world during a ceremony in New York on Thursday to mark t ...

Russia in spotlight over Ukraine atrocities as Human Rights Council meets

New York: The UN Human Rights Council met in special session on Thursday in Geneva, prompted by increasing concern over atrocities committed against civilians, linked to Russia’s in ...

Yemen: $33 million pledged to address decaying oil tanker threat

New York: Donors on Wednesday pledged $33 million towards a UN-coordinated plan to prevent an ageing oil tanker moored off the west Coast of Yemen from sparking a potential ecological and ...

Dialogue and cooperation needed over ‘interlinked global crises’ UN chief says in Austria

New York: The world is facing “multiple and interlinked global crises,” the UN chief told journalists in Austria on Wednesday during a joint press conference with Chancellor K ...