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New York: A “breakthrough” has been made on the potential distribution of hundreds of thousands of tonnes of Russian-made fertiliser blocked in European ports and which are vital to avoid a global food insecurity crisis next year, a senior United Nations official said on Friday. more
Beer sales banned around World Cup stadium in Qatar: FIFA

Washington: Ahead of the start of the World Cup, FIFA announced that no alcohol will be sold at the eight stadiums which will host the iconic tournament’s 64 matches.

Fraud:Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years in prison

Washington: Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced for more than 11 years in prison for defrauding investors while running the failed blood testing startup.

Twitter: Elon Musk proposes new policy amid resignation chaos

San Francisco: Twitter's new owner Elon Musk on Saturday announced his plan for content moderation on the popular microblogging app which will deal with freedom of speech and not free ...

Kenya HR Commission declares Pak journalist Arshad Sharif’s death a planned murder

Nairobi: The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) has described the death of Pakistani journalist  Arshad Sharif as murder.

‘Credibility and relevance’ of UN on the line over Security Council reform, warns Assembly President

New York: The entire credibility and relevance of the United Nations will be called into question unless the General Assembly finally takes a lead on reforming the Organisation’s mo ...

Peru’s food crisis grows amid soaring prices and poverty: FAO

New York: Peru has become the most food-insecure country in South America, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO.

UN chief welcomes renewal of Black Sea Grain Initiative

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday welcomed the renewal of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, which had been due to expire on Saturday.

Espionage Crimes: US sentences Chinese govt intelligence officer to 20 years in prison

Washington: The first Chinese government intelligence officer ever to be extradited to the United States to stand trial was sentenced today in federal court in Cincinnati.

UN official calls on Security Council to support a ‘secure, peaceful and prosperous Sahel’

New York: The security situation in the Sahel continues to deteriorate, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Wednesday, explaining that indiscriminate terrorist violence &ldq ...