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Masked man chokes US woman, drags her between cars to sexually assault her in New York

A horrifying video has emerged where a masked man used a belt to lasso a woman, choked her and then dragged her between two cars to sexually assault her, media reports said.

Americas: Regional cooperation crucial to address migration and forced displacement

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to work with partners to address migration and forced displacement in the Americas.

UNICEF ensures thousands have safe drinking water in Haiti

More than 30,000 people displaced by gang violence in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, have access to safe drinking water thanks to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners.

Gaza conflict: Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel can stand alone if US halts arms shipments

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu said his nation can 'stand-alone' after the US warned that it could halt arms shipments if a full-scale invasion of Rafah is ordered by the government in the upcoming days.

Canada MPs probe rise in antisemitism at major universities

Ottawa/IBNS: Facing a rise in antisemitism and fear for their safety, Jewish students across major Canada university campuses are being forced to hide their identity after school administrators are failing to protect them from, a group of students said Wednesday.

Canada: Toronto gets $104.34 million in federal funding to support hosting FIFA World Cup 26

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow has unveiled $104.34 million in federal funding in support of hosting six games in the FIFA World Cup 26.

Pakistani primary school teacher arrested for allegedly raping class five student

Police have arrested a Pakistani primary school teacher on charges of raping a girl student whp is studying in class five.

Pakistan's JI to demonstrate against growing power crisis in Karachi

Pakistan's Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) has announced it will demonstrate against a growing power crisis in Karachi city and inflated electricity bills.

US Police arrest dozens to clear off pro-Palestinian encampment at George Washington University

Washington DC/IBNS: Washington Police Wednesday cleared an encampment of pro-Palestinian protesters at US's George Washington University after making several pre-dawn arrests, media reports said.

Canada: Ontario Police arrest 64 suspects in child sexual exploitation investigation

Ontario/IBNS: The Ontario Provincial Police arrested 64 suspects facing a combined 348 charges in connection with a series of child sexual exploitation investigations across the province.

Farmers in Pakistan demonstrate against water shortage, demand action against corrupt officials

Farmers whose lands were located at the tail-end of Manharo minor (water channel) in Pakistan staged a sit-in to block Moro-Bandhi road outside a local press club near Bandhi on Monday in protest against what they described as ‘artificial’ shortage of irrigation water.

Justice officer from DR Congo mission Major Ahlem Bouzi wins UN Trailblazer award

The UN’s second Trailblazer award for Women Justice and Corrections Officers has gone to Major Ahlem Bouzi, an officer with the UN’s peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

Australia accuses China, voices concern over unsafe behaviour when fighter jet released flares in a helicopter’s path

The Australian Government has expressed its concerns to the Chinese Government following an 'unsafe and unprofessional interaction' with a People’s Liberation Army – Air Force (PLA-AF) fighter aircraft.

World Uyghur Congress opposes Xi Jinping's visit to Europe

The World Uyghur Congress has said it is opposed to the 'openness displayed' by Europe towards Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to European nations.

IOM says misinformation and politicisation of migration is ‘clouding public discourse’

Money sent home by migrants abroad has surpassed foreign direct investment in boosting the gross domestic product (GDP) of developing countries, UN migration agency IOM said in the latest edition of its flagship report, released on Tuesday.