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New York: Peacekeepers have been sent to the northern Lakes region in South Sudan in a bid to deter further violence between communities there, the UN Mission in the country, UNMISS, said on Tuesday. more
Protests and civil unrest show ‘renewed sense of patriotism’ in Iraq, UN envoy tells Security Council

New York: After decades of sectarian strife and conflict, “a renewed sense of patriotism has taken hold”, the head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) told the Secur ...

Zimbabwe ‘facing worst hunger crisis in a decade’

New York: Zimbabwe is facing its worst hunger crisis in a decade with half of the population – 7.7 million people – food insecure, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesd ...

Iraqi security forces detain late al-Baghdadi's deputy commander

Damascus/Sputnik: Iraqi security forces said they detained in the country's north the deputy of the late Islamic State (banned in Russia) chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a police statemen ...

Jalalabad: Japanese national with honorary Afghanistan citizenship killed

Kabul/IBNS: A Japanese national with honorary Afghan citizenship died following an attack on him in Afghanistan's eastern Jalalabad city, media reports said on Wednesday.

UN envoy Tadamichi Yamamoto meets Afghanistan security agencies over killing of its staff in Kabul

Kabul/IBNS: UN envoy Tadamichi Yamamoto led a delegation recently to meet with Afghanistan’s security agencies chaired by President Ashraf Ghani concerning last week’s inciden ...

US-Led coalition drone attack kills Tahrir Al-Sham Commander in Syrian Idlib - Reports

Damascus/Sputnik: A drone attack in Syria's Idlib province by the US-led international coalition killed Abu Ahmad al-Muhajir, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group (formerly known as t ...

Militants attack Church in eastern Burkina Faso, kill at least 14 people:Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: At least 14 people were killed on Sunday by militants, who attacked a protestant church in the eastern part of Burkina Faso, media reported.

London bridge stabbing: Police reveal identities of two victims

London/IBNS: Police have named the identities of the two persons who lost their lives in the stabbing incident in London on Friday.

ISIS claims responsibility for London stabbing; judgement on Pak-origin attacker had spoken of his madrassa radicalisation

London: The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the London Bridge stabbing attack incident which left two people dead on Friday even as more information coming to fo ...