Moscow/Sputnik: Former South African President Jacob Zuma will appear in court on Monday on charges of corruption in a case dating more than two decades.
Moscow/UNI: Andrea Meza of Mexico was crowned Miss Universe at the televised event held in Florida, US, on Sunday.
Moscow/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed the ongoing escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with representatives of Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.
Tel Aviv/Sputnik: Israel's armed forces have struck 1,500 targets in the Gaza Strip in recent days, dealing a heavy blow to the infrastructure of Palestine's Hamas movement, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.
Washington: The US has congratulated Penpa Tsering after he was elected as the next Sikyong/President of Dharamshala-based Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).
New York: Humiliation and intolerance remain “a stark reality” for many gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people around the world, the UN human rights chief has said, in her message for the upcoming International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
New York: More than 40 children have been killed in the current crisis in the Middle East, a senior official with the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Saturday.
Moscow/Sputnik: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply disturbed" by the destruction of a high-rise building in Gaza City and the overall increase in the number of civilian casualties from the rocket attacks, his spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.
New York/Sputnik: The UN Security Council agreed to convene a meeting on Sunday to discuss the ongoing hostilities between Israel and Palestine in the Gaza Strip.
Tel Aviv/Sputnik: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has briefed US President Joe Biden about the Israeli army's operation in the Gaza Strip, as well as on measures to protect civilians amid the airstrikes.
Tel Aviv/Sputnik: More than 200 missiles were fired at Israeli territory from the Gaza Strip over the past night, over half of them were intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense system, while about 30 missiles exploded in the Palestinian enclave, the press service of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reported on Saturday.
Washington: A geo-political expert has opined that after suffering defeats in the Middle East region, terror group Islamic State has turned to Africa to reestablish its power.
New York: Independent human rights experts appointed by the UN and the Organization of American States (OAS) have called for the Colombian Government to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation into the violent crackdown on recent peaceful protests in the country.
Washington/Sputnik: More than 30 schools have been damaged in the Gaza Strip amid the ongoing violence in the region and none are currently in operation, UNICEF Middle East and North Africa regional Chief of Communications Juliette Touma told Sputnik.
Washington/Sputnik: Thirty-four children in the Gaza Strip and two children in Israel have been killed in clashes between Israelis and Palestinians, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Middle East and North Africa regional Chief of Communications Juliette Touma told Sputnik.