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United Nations terror list includes 139 Pakistan entries: Report

Islamabad, Apr 4 (IBNS): In a significant development, the United Nations Security Council’s consolidated list of terrorist individuals and entities has included 139 entries from Pakistan, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, media reports said.

Turkey’s 18-month state of emergency has led to profound human rights violations – UN report

New York, Mar 21 (JEN): The United Nations on Tuesday called on Turkey to end its 18-month-old state of emergency, saying that the routine extension of emergency powers has resulted in “profound” human rights violations against hundreds of thousands of people and may have lasting impact on the country’s socio-economic fabric.

New UN health agency regulation guidelines aim to help countries end ‘reign’ of tobacco industry

New York, Mar 10 (JEN):The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday launched new guidelines on the role that tobacco product regulations can play in saving lives by reducing the demand for tobacco and tobacco products – estimated to kill over seven million people annually.

UN urges Sri Lanka to resolve issues pertaining to unrest through dialogue

Colombo, Mar 7 (IBNS) In the wake of violence erupting in the central districts of Sri Lanka, the UN, on Wednesday, urged the people of the island nation to resolve their issues through dialogue, today.

In Geneva, UN chief urges new push to free world from nuclear weapons

New York, Feb 27 (JEN): Warning that nuclear weapons pose catastrophic risks to human life and the environment, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called on the international community to make a reinvigorated push to rid the world of such weapons.

‘Hell on earth’ in Syria’s eastern Ghouta must end – UN chief Guterres

New York, Feb 27 (JEN): Syria’s war-battered east Ghouta, the troubled Kasais region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Northern Rakhine state in Myanmar, where violence has sparked a major exodus of Muslim Rohingyas, were all in the spotlight as the Geneva-based Human Rights Council opened its session today, with UN officials warning that these situations spiraled into crisis “because not enough was done, early and collectively, to prevent the rising horrors.”

World has knowledge and tools to stop deforestation, senior UN agriculture official tells global conference

New York, Feb  22 (JEN): A future with zero net global deforestation is possible with the right mix of policies, social action and political will, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said as a major international conference on sustainable forest management kicked off this week in Rome.

Canada offers helicopters, planes, trainers to UN without proper details

Vancouver, Nov 16 (IBNS): Canada offered helicopters, planes and trainers to the United Nations (UN) on peace missions but little did they reveal about the details of such a step, media reports said.

Iraqi army recaptures Hawija, kills at least 196 IS militants

Baghdad, Oct 5 (IBNS): Iraqi army claimed recapture of Hawija, an Islamic State (IS) stronghold on Wednesday, reports said.

China remain indifferent to Xiaobo's death, says others not in position to comment

Beijing, Jul 14 (IBNS): With a deluge of criticism coming its way from international platforms, China has remained apathetic towards Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo's death, who expired on Thursday at the age of 61, at a hospital in his home country, reports said.

Trump disses Obama, UN in new tweets

Washington, Dec 27 (IBNS): US President-elect Donald Trump has dissed the outgoing US President Barack Obama and the United Nations in his new tweets.