Close to 7,000 evacuated from ...

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New York, July 20 (IBNS): After close to three years of siege, 6,900 women, children and men were finally able to leave the Syrian towns of Foah and Kafraya over the past few days, following a local agreement between parties to the conflict.
Multilateral trade challenged by ‘increasingly unilateral trade...
New York, July 20 (IBNS): Despite the improved economic growth, risks to the economic outlook are rising, the United Nations economic and social affairs chief said on Thursday, warning against “increasingly unilateral trade measures” that are challenging the multilateral trading system.
UN chief welcomes new push by El Salvador’s political parties t...
New York, July 20 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the decision announced on Wednesday by El Salvador’s political parties to set up a new “negotiating framework”.
UNHCR welcomes deal to end latest migrant stand-off in Mediterran...
New York, July 20 (IBNS): UN Refugee Agency chief Filippo Grandi, on Thursday gave a cautious welcome to the decision by several EU countries to take in some 450 migrants who have been stranded at sea for days, warning that a “ship-by-ship” arrangement was not sustainable.
Weather reports come to aid of Uganda’s farmers
New York, July 20 (IBNS): Farmers in Uganda are keeping their crop yields high, thanks to improved weather data supplied by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)-backed push to modernize climate monitoring systems.
Kazakh figure Skater Denis Ten stabbed to death
Astana, July 20 (IBNS): Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten died on Thursday as he was stabbed after he tried to stop two unidentified people from stealing his car’s mirrors, media reports said.
UK Police likely to have identified Skripal attackers: Reports
London, July 19 (IBNS): The police is likely to have identified the suspects who were involved in the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, a CNN report read.
Emergency lifted in Turkey after two years
Ankara, July 19 (IBNS): The Turkish government has ended the two-year state of emergency imposed after a failed coup attempt against President  Recep  Tayyip Erdogan in 2016, state media said on Thursday.
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