Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday said she had tested positive for Covid-19.
Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday said it had ordered 10 Romanian and one Bulgarian diplomat to leave the country in response to the expulsion of its diplomats last month.
New York: The United Nations continues to explore all options to reach civilians affected by Russia’s brutal assault on Ukraine, deputy humanitarian affairs chief Joyce Msuya said in an update to the Security Council on Thursday.
New York: Tesla chief Elon Musk on Friday announced his $44bn deal to buy micro-blogging site Twitter is on hold after he queried the number of fake or spam accounts on the social media platform.
New York: The UN Human Rights Council met in special session on Thursday in Geneva, prompted by increasing concern over atrocities committed against civilians, linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February.
New York: Amidst rising tensions, a months-long political stalemate and increasing speculation about yet another conflict in Europe, the international community must stand firm behind a peaceful, unified Bosnia and Herzegovina, the country’s UN envoy told the Security Council on Wednesday.
New York: Donors on Wednesday pledged $33 million towards a UN-coordinated plan to prevent an ageing oil tanker moored off the west Coast of Yemen from sparking a potential ecological and humanitarian disaster.
New York: The world is facing “multiple and interlinked global crises,” the UN chief told journalists in Austria on Wednesday during a joint press conference with Chancellor Karl Nehammer and Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg.
New York: Senior officials from across the United Nations are calling for an investigation into the killing on Wednesday of well-known Al Jazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh.
New York: An estimated 4.8 million jobs have been lost in Ukraine since Russia’s 24 February invasion, according to a brief published on Wednesday by the UN’s labour agency.
New York: To support young people’s political participation and amplify their voices in public life, the UN launched a campaign on Wednesday in collaboration with the Youth Envoy.
Dubai: United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan died on Friday, officials said.
London: British PM Boris Johnson has ordered ministers to cut down more than 90,000 civil service jobs.
Washington/IBNS: A US man died of a cardiac arrest in the backyard of his house in South Carolina as he was burying a woman he strangled, media reports said.
Ramallah: An Al Jazeera journalist was killed and another was injured due to bullet wounds suffered during a "search" operation carried out by Israeli forces in the West Bank on Wednesday.