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US elections: Joe Biden’s victory sparks mass celebrations in New York

New York/UNI: The victory of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in the US presidential election has sparked widespread celebrations on the streets of America's largest cities.

New York honors Punjabi community by co-naming street as Punjab Avenue

New York: October 23, 2020 will go down as a red-letter day in the history of the Punjabi community of New York when a part of a busy Avenue was named as Punjab Avenue.

New ‘COVID-19 reality’ should compel some to put aside narrow interests and seek multilateral solutions, Syrian Minister says

New York: As some States continue to pursue their own narrow agendas above all else, the world is straying further from the principles that underpin international norms and the work of the United Nations, the Foreign Minister of Syria told the high-level General Assembly plenary on Saturday.

New York: People protest outside Pakistan Consulate over forceful abductions

New York: A large number of people on Sunday gathered outside the Pakistan consulate in New York to demonstrate against the forceful abductions of people from the minority communities in Pakistan by its Army and Intelligence wing. 

New York governor urges NYC police to better enforce social distancing

Washington/Xinhua: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday urged the New York City Police Department to step up enforcing social distancing rules on bars and restaurants while COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU patients in the state have dropped to their lowest levels since March.

Fahim Saleh murder: Aide of Gokada's CEO arrested

New York/IBNS: The personal assistant of ride-hailing app Gokada's CEO Fahim Saleh was arrested on Friday for allegedly murdering the young entrepreneur, media reports said.

Ride-hailing app Gokada's CEO Fahim Saleh found dismembered in New York flat

New York/IBNS: Fahim Saleh, the 33-year old CEO of ride-hailing app Gokada, was found dismembered at his flat in New York.

Seven people shot in New York in 3 separate incidents within 10 minutes

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: Seven people were shot late on Monday in the Brooklyn borough, located in the US city of New York, in three separate incidents within ten minutes, The Daily Mail newspaper reported on Tuesday.

New York City Mayor announces lifting of curfew, decision effective immediately

Washiington/Sputnik: New York City is lifting the curfew on Sunday and the decision will be "effective immediately," Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday in the wake of peaceful protests against racism and police violence in the area.

Facebook says it found no foreign interference in Floyd protests

Los Angeles/Xinhua: Facebook said on Friday that it has not seen any foreign interference using its platform to meddle in the demonstrations across the country related to the death of George Floyd.

Thousands Gather in New York City to Remember George Floyd

New York/Sputnik/UNI; Thousands of New Yorkers are marching from Brooklyn to Manhattan to mark the life and death of George Floyd, an African American man who died in police custody.

Man stabs father to death during Zoom video call in New York

New York/IBNS: A 72-year-old man died after he was stabbed more than a dozen times by his son while he was on a Zoom video call with about 20 other people, said media reports.

NYC schools to close over COVID-19 concerns

New York/Xinhua/UNI:  Due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city's public schools will close starting on Monday.

Youth leaders share positive visions of the future, as Guterres launches UN75 in New York

New York/IBNS: Six youth leaders from around the world were at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday to share their ambitious visions for a future where international cooperation is prioritized and everyone’s voice is heard.

Hundreds of New York activists demand US to lower tensions with Iran amid escalation

New York/Sputnik/UNI: Hundreds of people took to the streets of New York on late Thursday to protest a potential US military action against Iran.