US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets PM Modi

New Delhi, June 26 -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Wednesday. Pompeo is on a two-day visit to India. He had arrived in the country las... Read More

Peace dividend palpable in South Sudan, but 'grassroots' are moving faster than elites, says Shearer

New York, June 26 -- The peace dividend from last year’s ceasefire in South Sudan is palpable, but political elites need to follow the example set by local communities on the ground if lasti... Read More

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council

New York, June 26 -- Week after week, month after month, year after year the Security Council has been briefed on Syria humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator once... Read More

Security Council approves 'historic' political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country

New York, June 26 -- The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN Integrated Office in Haiti, designed to support the country government in strengthening political stability and... Read More

World faces 'climate apartheid' risk, 120 more million in poverty: UN expert

New York, June 26 -- Climate change threatens to undo the last 50 years of development, global health and poverty reduction, a United Nations expert said on Tuesday, citing the risk of a new era of cl... Read More

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as 'our common success', at key pledging conference

New York, June 26 -- The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights... Read More

Moratorium call on surveillance technology to end 'free-for-all' abuses: UN expert

New York, June 26 -- Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until effective national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent r... Read More

Nusrat Jahan shares new heart melting image with her husband on Instagram

Kolkata, June 26 -- Bengali film actress Nusrat Jahan on Wednesday morning stole hearts of millions of her fans by posting a heart-touching image from her wedding where she could be seen sharing a lig... Read More

Mike Pompeo to meet External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today

New Delhi, June 26 -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday arrived India and will meet country's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar here on Wednesday. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said ... Read More

Bangladesh government condemns attack on Abha International Airport

Dhaka, June 26 -- The Bangladesh foreign ministry on Wednesday condemned the attack on Abha International Airport of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Yemen's Houthis. "We are concerned that such unprov... Read More