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Assembly President calls for massive investment in sustainable infrastructure

The President of the UN General Assembly on Thursday underscored the critical need for resilient infrastructure if the world is the reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 2030 deadline.

UN chief Antonio Guterres appeals for maximum restraint in the Middle East

Recent escalations in the Middle East make it even more important to support efforts towards lasting peace between Israel and a fully independent, viable and sovereign Palestinian state, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday.

The Maldives 'debt distress': President Muizzu faces domestic outrage over China affinity

Since winning the 2023 elections banking on an anti-India narrative and coming to power, Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu has been developing ties with China and distancing from India, calling its long-time ally a "threat to the sovereignty of Maldives."

Israeli missile hits Iran as tension escalates in Middle East

Israel has carried out a strike on Iran, nearly a week after missile and drone attack was carried out by Tehran on Jerusalem.

Maldives opposition demands President Muizzu's impeachment over leaked reports alleging corruption by him

Ahead of the parliamentary polls in the Maldives, the opposition parties have demanded an investigation followed by an impeachment of President Mohamed Muizzu over the leaked report of his alleged corruption from 2018, a charge dismissed by him.

Canada Federal Budget 2024 promises to make life fair for every generation

Toronto/IBNS: Canada's 2024 federal budget unveiled by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland proposes $52.9 billion in new spending over five years, including $8.5 billion in new spending for housing.

Amid fears of escalations, Iran warns of attack on Israel's nuclear sites

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has warned of attack on Israel’s nuclear sites and may pursue a nuclear weapon if the country strikes at Iran’s nuclear facilities.

US reacts to Elon Musk's X post on India's permanent UNSC seat

Washington/IBNS: The United States has reacted to Tesla CEO Elon Musk's remarks backing a permanent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) seat for India.

TikTok's separation from parent ByteDance superficial; sent US users' private data every 14 days to China: Report

TikTok allegedly instructed its staff to send information related to American users to its Beijing-based parent company, according to a recent report.

How a single Israeli strike on a Gaza IVF centre took away 5,000 lives: Report

Gaza: An Israeli air strike on Gaza's largest fertility clinic last December dealt a massive blow to the hopes of infertile couples as the explosion resulted in the destruction of over 4,000 embryos along with 1,000 specimens of sperm and unfertilized eggs, reported Reuters.

Pakistan bans X over alleged 'misuse'

Pakistan's Interior Ministry on Wednesday informed the Islamabad High Court that imposing a ban on social media platform X, which is owned by Tesla boss Elon Musk, became necessary after it failed to address concerns regarding its misuse.

Man found dead inside Pakistani lock-up, autopsy report shows he was tortured

A person, who was found dead inside the lock-up in Pakistan's Karachi city, was tortured to death, as per the autopsy report.

Riyadh authorities arrested two Pakistani nationals over drug trafficking charges 

The Criminal Investigation and Search Department of the Riyadh Region Police have arrested two Pakistani nationals over drug trafficking charges.

Hike in petrol price challenged in Pakistani court

A petition has been filed in the  Lahore High Court (LHC) that challenged the recent hike in prices of petroleum products, media reports said.

Fire partially destroys old stock exchange building in Denmark

Fire engulfed the iconic old stock exchange building in the centre of Copenhagen in Denmark recently with videos showing blaze gutting the historic structure.