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New York : The growing violence has contributed to a deteriorating security situation in central Mali, with impunity being one of the aggravating factors, an independent UN human rights expert warned on Friday. more
UN chief appeals for end to Syria’s ‘man-made humanitarian nightmare’

New York : In a tersely delivered statement on Friday, the UN Secretary-General appealed for an end to the “man-made humanitarian nightmare” currently unfolding in Syria, wher ...

UN must continue to be a forum for dialogue on decolonization: Guterres

New York : With 17 non-self-governing territories remaining worldwide, the United Nations must continue to be the place where their concerns can be heard, the Secretary-General said in Ne ...

On World Social Justice Day, the UN labour agency says ‘put people and planet first'

New York : Reduce inequality around the world, the United Nations labour agency urged on Thursday, World Social Justice Day.

Central African Republic: Security Council reflects on peace deal anniversary

New York : One year after the signing of a peace deal in the Central African Republic (CAR), State authority is being extended throughout the country, violence against civilians has decre ...

Indian diaspora in Belgium urges EU to act against Pakistan for minority persecution

Belgium: The Indian diaspora in Belgium took to streets recently to protest the continuing atrocities on religious minorities like Hindus and Sikhs in Pakistan and made a strong case of I ...

World must ‘step up’, match Pakistan’s compassion for refugees, says UN chief

New York : Pakistan’s solidarity and compassion for hosting Afghan refugees is a remarkable blueprint that the rest of the world should follow.

Islamists enforce shutdown as Pakistan court sends abducted Hindu girl Mahek Kumari to production home

Jacobabad: Amid protests by Hindu community members over the kidnap, conversion, and marriage of minor Hindu girl Mehak Kumari in Pakistan and a verdict awaited by a court, certain sectio ...

Leaked Chinese document on Uyghur Muslims show people detained for veil, beard or clicking on foreign website

Beijing: Leaked Chinese document on Uyghur Muslims show people detained for veil, beard or clicking on foreign website

EU delegation which visited Indian Kashmir notes positive steps taken by Indian govt to restore normalcy

Srinagar: Visiting Jammu and Kashmir, an European Union delegation has sought the quick lifting of remaining restrictions in the Valley but at the same time noted the 'positive steps& ...