January 14, 2021 9:41 am
The chief of staff of Ivory Coast's army, Gen Lassina Doumbia, said the three dead peacekeepers were from Ivory Coast and they were attacked by extremists.
January 05, 2021 12:45 pm
Flags of the five new UNSC members were installed at the Security Council stakeout on Monday during a solemn ceremony organised by the Kazakhstan Mission to the UN.
December 06, 2020 12:28 pm
"Severe long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could push an additional 207 million people into extreme poverty on top of the current pandemic trajectory, bringing the total to over 1 billion by 2030," noted the study.
November 28, 2020 11:03 am
The report, 'Prevailing against the pandemic by putting people at the centre', said that five years after a global commitment was made to fast-track the HIV response and end AIDS by 2030, the world is off track.
January 22, 2020 10:04 pm
The UN special rapporteurs, Agnes Callamard and David Kaye, said on Wednesday that they had information pointing to the "possible involvement" of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the alleged 2018 cyberattack.
December 18, 2019 9:32 am
Of late, there have been changes in the destination choices of Indian migrants. The preference seems to be for non-Anglophone countries despite the integration challenges.
December 04, 2019 4:23 pm
The index scores 152 nations on their readiness for online shopping, worth an estimated USD 3.9 trillion globally in 2017, up 22 per cent from the previous year.
September 06, 2019 12:20 am
The UN estimates 10.3 million people - almost half the country's population - are in need and some 41% of North Koreans are undernourished, while in February Pyongyang said it was facing a food shortfall this year and had to halve rations, blaming drought, floods and sanctions.
May 02, 2019 7:13 am
Responding to the development, Beijing said “relevant countries” had “revised and re-submitted the materials” for the listing proposal to the 1267 Committee.
May 02, 2019 8:41 am
For New Delhi, this was a major diplomatic success after hectic negotiations since Beijing had put a technical hold on March 13. The wheels moved slowly but surely in Delhi’s favour — with heavy-lifting from the US, quietly assisted by France and UK.
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