New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) There is not a single child who has not been adversely affected by the recent conflict in Gaza, where children suffer from bedwetting, difficulties in sleeping, nightmares, a loss of appetite, and display more aggressive behaviour at school, an independent United Nations human rights expert said on Monday.
New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) The Spanish economy requires "comprehensive" measures to boost lagging job creation and lower its rate of chronic unemployment, among the highest in Europe, a new report by the United Nations labour agency has warned.
New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) With a new sustainable development agenda as the focus of this yearâ€™s annual General Assembly debate, African leaders on Monday called on the United Nations to take into consideration the continentâ€™s specific realities and challenges.
New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Monday welcomed the inauguration of Ashraf Ghani as President and reaffirmed the Organizationâ€™s commitment to cooperate with the national unity government in the countryâ€™s progress to peace, stability and development.
Kabul, Sept 29 (IBNS): Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took oath as Afghanistan's new President on Monday as suicide blast ripped capital Kabul killing four at the same time.
Kiev, Sept 29 (IBNS): Seven Ukrainian soldiers have died in a rebel attack in the midst of cease-fire on Sunday night near the Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, media reported.
Hangu, Sept 28 (IBNS) An explosion left at least eight people killed and several others injured at Muhammad Khawaja area in Pakistan's Hangu town on Sunday, media reports said.
Islamabad, Sept 28 (IBNS) A US drone strike in Pakistan's South Waziristan Agency has killed at least two people and left four other injured on Sunday, media reports said.
New York, Sept 28 (IBNS): European leaders addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday raised the spectre of what some saw as Russiaâ€™s largely unchallenged actions in Ukraine and the march of armed militants through large swaths of northern Iraq as emblematic of an international system in dire need of repair.
New York, Sept 28 (IBNS) Surrounded by a roaring crowd of an estimated 60,000 people, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was joined last night by a star-studded roster of the world's leading performers as he helped kick-off the third annual Global Citizen Festival-a celebration of global unity and a reaffirmation of the will to address the planet's most pressing issues.
New York, Sept 28 (IBNS) Ahead of Monday's presidential swearing-in, the Afghan Foreign Minister on Saturday outlined his country's achievements in the past year as Afghanistan is on the eve of a "transformative decade" with the transfer of security responsibilities from an international coalition force to the Afghan community by the end of this year.
Tokyo, Sept 28 (IBNS): Over 30 people have lost their lives after a volcano erupted in central Japan on Saturday, reports said.
New York, Sept 28 (IBNS) Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Peopleâ€™s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Ri Su Yong, told delegates that despite recent gains in economic development, his country continued to face "serious obstacles" due to the continuing divisions separating the Korean peninsula.
New York, Sept 28 (IBNS) Addressing the General Assembly on Saturday, Greek Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos called for strengthening cooperation between the United Nations and the European Union to maintain world peace.
New York, Sept 28 (IBNS) In his address to the General Assembly on Saturday, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh of Viet Nam called on the United Nations and its Member States to lay a firm and long-term foundation for peace, security and development, adding that only peace and development together could put the international community on the path towards a prosperous world.