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The Thailand government is planning to renege on a contentious submarine contract with China if the requirements of the procurement cannot be completed, media reports said on Wednesday. more
Accelerated action needed to save 12,000 lives a day due to injury, violence

Each day, injuries and violence claim the lives of some 12,000 people around the world, according to a new report released on Tuesday by the UN health agency. 

UN Forum tackles ‘digital poverty’ facing 2.7 billion people

New York: The annual UN forum on Internet governance is under way this week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, aiming to deliver bold solutions for an open, free, inclusive and secure digital futu ...

Russia is using sexual violence as 'a weapon: Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska

Kyiv:  Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska has claimed that the  Russia is using sexual violence as "a weapon".

Sri Lankan Airlines facing revival challenge as more pilots exit

Colombo: Sri Lankan Airline's plan to revive is currently under pressure as more pilots have exited the national carrier of the Island Nation, media reports said.

China: Protests erupt against govt's COVID-19 measures, some demand Xi Jinping's resignation 

Beijing: Protests have started in different corners of China against the strict COVID restrictions imposed in the country and some even demanded the resignation of leader Xi Jinping and o ...

Chinese spying fears: US bans Huawei, ZTE equipment sales

The US Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules prohibiting communications equipment, which include those made by China's Huawei Technologies,  deemed to pose an unacc ...

Ukraine: Missile strikes, summary executions highlight importance of international law

New York: Amidst recent allegations of war prisoners being summarily executed in Ukraine, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk expressed his shock on Friday over unabate ...

Tesla to recall 67,698 vehicles in China: Reports

Beijing: Car maker Tesla has decided to recall 67,698 vehicles in China over software problems, media reports said on Friday.

‘Catastophic’ winter in store for Ukraine, warns UN peacebuilding chief, following Russian strikes on critical infrastructure

New York: Addressing the Security Council on Wednesday, Rosemary DiCarlo, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, warned of the devastation caused by Russi ...