July 13, 2020 11:46 (IST)
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Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot, loyalists in Delhi to meet Congress High Command | New Delhi/IBNS: India's single-day spike in coronavirus cases reached a record high with 28,637 fresh infections reported in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health informed on Sunday. | Amitabh Bachchan, COVID-19 positive, is stable with mild symptoms, says hospital | Aadhaar, test results must for COVID-19 drug procurement in Maharashtra | Abhishek Bachchan also tests positive for Covid-19 along with father Amitabh Bachchan

'Alarming’ military build-up underway in Libya, as COVID-19 heightens insecurity

New York/IBNS: The civil war in Libya is in danger of intensifying as foreign intervention grows and the spectre of the COVID-19 pandemic adds to a deepening sense of insecurity, the head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) told the Security Council on Tuesday.

Syrian Forces Demine 4.9 Acres of Land Over Past 24 Hours - Russian Defense Ministry

MOSCOW/Sputnik: Syrian military engineers have diffused 60 explosive devices over the past 24 hours, thereby demining 2 hectares (4.9 acres) of territory, the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides said on Saturday.

Scores of Boko Haram fighters killed in NE Nigeria: Military

Lagos/Xinhua: Scores of Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in an airstrike in the Sambisa forest in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, said an Air Force spokesman Saturday.

North Korea’s Kim vows to continue military buildup

Tokyo, Apr 13 (Sputnik/UNI) North Korea will continue increasing its military capabilities in the face of persisting risks to its sovereignty, the nation’s leader, Kim Jong Un, said in a statement published by state media.

US military camps switch off news on TV

Washington, Apr 11 (Xinhua): TVs in US military camps will no longer run news, according to a military memo released Wednesday, highlighting the polarizing reporting of US news media.

8 injured in buried bomb blast in Myanmar's western state

Yangon, Feb 27 (Xinhua) Eight people have been injured after a buried bomb exploded in Kyaukphyu township of Myanmar's Rakhine state, local police said Wednesday.

Pakistan doesn't do a damn thing for us: Donald Trump

Washington, Nov 19 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump has once again attacked Pakistan holding that the South Asian nation does not do  'anything' for America and even helped terrorist Osama Bin Laden hide near its garrison city.

US military to cancel $300m aid to Pakistan over failure to act against terror groups

Washington, Sept 2 (IBNS): Amid the toughening of the stand on Pakistan by the Donald Trump administration, the US military has declared that it will cancel the $300m (£230m) aid to the South Asian nation as the latter has failed to take action against militant groups operating from its soil.

UN chief ‘deeply alarmed’ over military offensive in south-west Syria

New York, July 1 (IBNS): Expressing “deep alarm” over increased hostilities in southwestern Syria and its “devastating” toll on civilians, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for an immediate cessation of the military operations.

UN Security Council calls on Myanmar to end excessive military force in Rakhine state

  New York, Nov 7(Just Earth News): Strongly condemning the widespread violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, which has led to the displacement of over 600,000 members of the country’s minority Muslim Rohingya community, the United Nations Security Council on Monday called on the Government to end the use of excessive military force and intercommunal violence in the region.

Iraq: UN aid agencies preparing for 'all scenarios' as western Mosul military operations set to begin

New York, Feb 20 (Just Earth News): With military operations to retake western Mosul starting, United Nations humanitarian agencies in Iraq are rushing to prepare for the humanitarian impact of the fighting amid grave concerns that tens of thousands of families are at extreme risks.

Adapting to increased military pressure, ISIL shifts to ‘dark web,’ UN Security Council told

New York, Feb 8 (Just Earth News): The terrorist group, known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh), is on the defensive militarily in several regions, but is also adapting to military pressure by resorting to covert communications such as the ‘dark web,’ the top United Nations political affairs official warned on Tuesday.

Mali: UN condemns suicide bombing of Gao military camp as ‘direct attack’ on peace process

New York, Jan 19 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned the suicide-vehicle attack earlier on Wednesday perpetrated against a military camp in the northern Mali city of Gao that reportedly left at least 50 people dead and dozens injured.

Following Chelsea Manning’s commutation, UN expert urges pardons for other whistleblowers

New York, Jan 19 (Just Earth News): Welcoming the commutation of United States army officer Chelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence for leaking classified military documents, a United Nations independents human rights expert on Wednesday called on Governments to recognize the contributions of whistleblowers and pardon those serving prison sentences.

Amid outpour of sympathy, UN emergency responders aid bombed Nigerian camp

New York, Jan 18 (Just Earth News): United Nations humanitarian helicopter and emergency medical personnel are in north-eastern Nigeria following a military airstrike that hit a displacement camp killing dozens of people, including aid workers, and wounding a reported 100 others.