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Thursday, May 19, 2022



At UNHRC, India calls for immediate cessation of violence and end to hostilities in Ukraine

March 03, 2022 10:24 pm

India tells the session that it has already dispatched humanitarian assistance to Ukraine and more such assistance will be sent in the coming days

Pollution causing more deaths than COVID, action needed, says U.N. expert

February 16, 2022 12:39 pm

The report said pollution from pesticides, plastics and electronic waste is causing widespread human rights violations as well as at least 9 million premature deaths a year, and that the issue is largely being overlooked.

WHO chief makes case for 2nd term as Ethiopia criticizes him

January 25, 2022 10:09 pm

Tedros, who like many Ethiopians goes by his first name, is running unopposed for a second term as WHO director-general.

Number of weekly COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to decline globally: WHO

October 01, 2021 10:23 am

The number of new weekly deaths reported showed an over 15 per cent decline for all regions except for the European Region and the African Region.

Biden & Putin

June 18, 2021 7:50 am

For now, US and Russian presidents deserve credit for trying to detox a relationship that had become so poisonous

Joe Biden in Europe: Takeaways from G7, NATO and Geneva summit with Vladimir Putin

June 17, 2021 10:43 am

Joe Biden's eight-day, three-country foreign trip demonstrated his emphasis on personal relationships above all. "There's no substitute for face-to-face dialogue between leaders. None," Biden said.

May 7, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Nuclear Power

May 07, 2021 12:06 am

On the US decision to arm Pakistan with arms, she said it was bound to increase tension in the region although it would not be fair to deny Pakistan its legitimate defence requirements.

UN Yemen envoy to invite warring parties to Geneva on September 6

August 03, 2018 12:56 pm

A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015, backing government forces fighting the Iran-allied Houthi group. Iran has denied supplying weapons to the Houthis.

World's refugees and displaced exceed record 60 million: UN

December 19, 2015 3:28 pm

The estimated figure includes 20.2 million refugees fleeing wars and persecution, the most since 1992, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a report.

Any guesses, which is the most expensive beer in the world?

July 02, 2015 11:39 am

With an average price of $6.32 for a 330 ml bottle, Switzerland's second largest city of Geneva has the most costly beer on the planet


Have a minute to spare? Look at these flowers that tell time

August 26, 2014 11:24 am

If you are planning to visit Geneva, then you can't afford to miss this beautiful flower pattern that also keeps you updated about the time.