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 UN General Debate, calling for “solutions through solidarity, sustainability and science” – his motto for the Assembly’s 77th session. more
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 ...

Safer roads, a global development challenge for all: Senior UN official

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 s ...

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 ...