Tanzania ferry tragedy leaves ...

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Dodoma, Sept 21 (IBNS): At least 100 people were killed as a ferry, in which they were travelling, capsized on Lake Victoria in Tanzania on Thursday, media reports said.
Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies
Hanoi, Sept 21 (IBNS): Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang has died, aged 61.
Russian jets costs China American sanctions
Washington/Beijing, Sept 21 (IBNS): China has been hit by fresh sanction from the United States of America, after the former purchased several fighter jets from Russia.
Restore hope that peace will come to the Middle East, UN negotiat...
New York, Sept 21 (IBNS): Negative humanitarian, security and political developments in Gaza outweigh any positive news concerning the search for peace in the Middle East, the United Nations negotiator for the process has said, urging the international community to help restore hope that a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict can be found.
Adjust UN force in Abyei to current realities, peacekeeping chief...
New York, Sept 21 (IBNS): Amidst an increase in criminal activity in the Abyei area, which is contested by Sudan and South Sudan, the United Nations top peacekeeping official on Thursday called for deployment of additional police units, to enhance the UN’s focus on maintaining law and order there, and furthering peace between local communities.
UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules and val...
New York, Sept 21 (IBNS): UN chief António Guterres on Thursday called for a “renewed commitment to a rules-based global order” and to the organization he leads, highlighting his key themes for discussion during the High-Level week of the General Assembly, beginning on Monday.
Globally, youth are the largest poverty-stricken group, says new ...
New York, Sept 21 (IBNS): Half of all people living in poverty are younger than 18 years old, according to estimates from a new report released on Thursday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners.
Idlib deal could save three million ‘from catastrophe’ says U...
New York, Sept 21 (IBNS): A deal reached between Russia and Turkey to create a demilitarized buffer zone protecting citizens “from catastrophe” in Syria’s Idlib region is a welcome development, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, before urging all parties to make a “strong commitment” to it.
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