New York, Mar 23 (IBNS): As the perils of climate change increasingly threaten the planet, the international community must unite in â€œa spirit of urgent cooperationâ€ to address the many water-related challenges facing humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared on Sunday.
Kathmandu, Mar 22 (IBNS) At least two Indian nationals were killed in a road mishap in Nepal's Makwanpur district on Sunday, media reports said.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) At least seven children were killed as fire broke out in a house in New York city's Brooklyn area on Saturday, media reports said.
Mymensingh, Mar 21 (IBNS): At least six people were killed as a truck hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Bangladesh's Mymensingh district on Saturday, media reports said.
New Delhi/Islamabad, Mar 21 (IBNS): The Pakistan government on Saturday released 57 Indian fishing boats in an attempt to show 'goodwill gesture'.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) Intensifying armed conflict in the southern Philippines island of Mindanao has displaced some 120,000 people since late January, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday , expressing particular concern for the safety of women and children who could be exposed to exploitation and abuse.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks against two mosques in Yemen on Fridaythat have reportedly left dozens of people dead and wounded.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) United Nations officials in Afghanistan have strongly condemned the brutal killing of a 27-year-old mentally ill woman, who was attacked yesterday by an angry crowd accusing her of burning a copy of the Quran.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) Negotiations between Libyan parties are entering a "decisive round" as continued fighting and the menace of terrorism cast a sense of urgency to the United Nations-facilitated talks, a senior official for the Organization said on Friday .
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) A group of independent United Nations human rights experts welcomed the last-minute decision by the Pakistani authorities to postpone the hanging of Shafqat Hussain, who was convicted as a minor, while calling on them to halt the execution altogether.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Fridayto congratulate him on his recent electoral victory, and urged him to renew Israelâ€™s commitment to the two-State solution.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) Happiness for the entire human family is one of the main goals of the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared, as the Organization kicked-off its global celebrations marking the annual observance of the International Day of Happiness.
Dhaka, Mar 20 (IBNS): A move which will help Bengalis across the globe, the Bangladesh government is all set to add 400,000 new Bangla words to Google Translate on the occasion of its Independence Day.
Karachi, Mar 20 (IBNS) A blast at the gate of Saleh mosque for the Bohra community in Pakistan's Karachi city has left at least two people killed on Friday, media reports said.
New York, Mar 20 (IBNS): An independent United Nations human rights expert has warned of the "seriously deteriorating situation" regarding the independence of the justice system in the Maldives in the wake of the sentencing of former President Mohammed Nasheed, calling his trial a "mockery" of the countryâ€™s Constitution.