New York: A so-called “Rewards for Justice” programme in the United States is violating the human rights of some of the individuals it targets, independent UN human rights experts said on Wednesday. more
India has world's largest diaspora population: UNDESA report 

New York: India has the largest diaspora population in the world, as per a report published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) on Friday.

Belarus targets women human rights defenders after disputed August elections

New York: Independent UN experts criticized Belarus on Tuesday for persecuting women human rights defenders, who have been involved in the mass protests underway in the country since Augu ...

Pakistani illegal migrants use Bosnia visa fraud route to EU: The Times London Report

Illegal migrants in thousands from Pakistan are using the route of Bosnia and Herzegovina to make a back door entry to European Union (EU), according to a report in The Times, London.

‘Timeless message of unity’ resonates on holy day celebrating Buddhism, amidst pandemic

New York/IBNS: To the millions around the world who celebrate the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha, the UN chief sent warm wishes on Thursday, officially marked as the Day ...

Gunmen storm into Sikh temple in Kabul killing four, encounter on

Kabul: While the world is fighting Coronavirus spread, terror attacks continue in Afghanistan as gunmen and suicide bombers stormed into a Sikh Gurudwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabu ...

India to surpass China as most populous country in the world by 2024

Beijing/ New Delhi, May 6: China, the world's most populous country for a long time, will soon be overtaken by its neighbour India, according to projections by the UN's Population ...

Landmine explosion in Afghanistan leaves five municipality members hurt

Kabul: A landmine explosion in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Friday left at five municipality members injured, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Blast close to IEC central office kills 3

Kabul: At least three people were killed as a blast hit near the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in Pul-I-Charkhi area  of Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Monday, medi ...

Afghanistan: Blast in Herat kills 3

Herat: At least three people were killed in a blast which rocked Afghanistan's western Herat province on Thursday, media reports said on Friday.