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PM Oli calls for empowering United Nations as centre of multilateralism to deal with world's complex challenges

KATHMANDU, Sept. 22 -- While reaffirming Nepal's commitment to peace, prosperity and justice, Prime Minister KP Sharma has called for strengthening the United Nations and empowering it as the centre o... Read More


Taliban Forced Thousands of Women into Marriage when in Power: Saleh

Afghanistan, Sept. 22 -- The First Vice President of Afghanistan Amrullah Saleh claimed the Taliban had forced tens of thousands of girls into marriage throughout the country during their rule. Speak... Read More


WGC highlights commitment to SDGs ahead of UN General Assembly

London, Sept. 22 -- : The World Gold Council (WGC) on Tuesday published a report outlining how leading gold-mining companies are making a significant contribution towards the UN's Sustainable Developm... Read More


Asian markets trade mostly lower in early deals on Tuesday

India, Sept. 22 -- Most of the Asian equity benchmarks are trading lower on Tuesday, as the heavy liquidation amid worries about surge in COVID-19 cases in several countries across Europe and the pote... Read More


Pakistan looks to ally China for support at FATF plenary

India, Sept. 22 -- Pakistan is again looking to China, Malaysia and Turkey to help it get off lightly for failing to fully implement an action plan to tackle terror funding when the Financial Action T... Read More


Modi to hold virtual summit with PM on Sept. 26

Sri Lanka, Sept. 22 -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold discussions with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on September 26 in India's first virtual summit in the neighbourhood,... Read More


Work together to improve world governance: UN chief

Bangladesh, Sept. 22 -- General Antonio Guterres has urged the international community to work together to improve world governance. The United Nations marked its 75th anniversary on Monday. "Nation... Read More


President tells UN to place due emphasis on non-interference in domestic affairs of states

Sri Lanka, Sept. 22 -- We expect the United Nation will place due emphasis on non-interference in domestic affairs of other states, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said in a pre-recorded statement at the... Read More


UN facing crisis of confidence, says Modi in pitch for reform

India, Sept. 22 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the United Nations faces a "crisis of confidence" and reiterated India's long-standing call for reform at the world body to reflect "toda... Read More


NASA announces Artemis Plan to land first woman, next man on moon in 2024

Washington, Sept. 22 -- : NASA on Monday (local time) shared an update to its Artemis program, including the latest Phase 1 plan to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon in ... Read More