Migrant rescue ship allowed to dock in Italy

The crew of the Ocean Viking rescue ship said on Sunday that they received permission from Italian officials to dock at Porto Empedocle on... Read more »

Palestine seeks int’l coalition against Israel annexation plan

Saeb Erekat, secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said Palestine has been mobilizing efforts with several countries within the UN General Assembly in... Read more »

US nightclub shooting kills 2, injures 8

The shooting took place just before 2 a.m. on Sunday in the city of Greenville when Greenville County Sheriff's deputies noticed a disturbance at... Read more »

IS intensifies attacks in Syrian desert

Over the past 72 hours, 20 Syrian soldiers were killed and 25 others went missing as a result of the IS attacks in the... Read more »

Incidents of violence against women increase in Pak

She said the pandemic had severely affected women involved in economic activities in the country and significant steps were needed to be taken to... Read more »

17 killed in Chicago during I-Day weekend

The victims included a seven-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy, reports Xinhua news agency. Read more »

Afghanistan to host int’l conference on peace process

Representatives from the US, Russia, China, Pakistan, India, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other countries in the region were expected to attend the meeting... Read more »

WHO telling people to wake up “Too many countries are ignoring what the data is telling them”

"People need to wake up. The data is not lying. The situation on the ground is not lying," Michael Ryan, WHO emergencies director, told... Read more »

From Army HQs to PMO, how Chinese envoy Hou ‘rules the roost’ in Nepal

As the young Chinese ambassador Hou Yanqi, redefines diplomacy in Kathmandu, she is seen as a key factor behind PM Oli's unexpected move to... Read more »

Japan extends strong support to India on Ladakh

Tokyo's envoy in New Delhi, Satoshi Suzuki on Friday revealed that he had a conversation with Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla about the government's efforts... Read more »

India at Afghan crossroads as Taliban cocks its guns

It all began on February 29, when the US signed a deal with the Taliban in Doha, Qatar, to withdraw its forces from the... Read more »

Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 113

"A more than 304 metre-high cliff collapsed, burying those collecting stones," Xinhua news agency quoted a rescue worker at the scene as saying. Read more »

Reinvestigation into S,Korea’s worst serial murder case closed

Lee was found responsible for all of the 10 killings of women aged 14 to 71 in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi province, from 1986-1991 in what... Read more »

Libyan PM indicates commitment to dialogue with rival: UN

The Joint Military Commission is a mechanism of dialogue between the UN-backed government led by Serraj and the rival east-based Libyan National Army led... Read more »

Nearly 78% of Russian voters back constitutional reforms

The reforms will reset Putin's term limits to zero in 2024, allowing him to serve two more six-year terms, said the BBC report. Read more »

US risks greater COVID-19 outbreak if latest surge not controlled

Fauci's remarks on Wednesday came a day after he told the US Senate that he "would not be surprised" if new virus cases in... Read more »

Trump sees Chinese aggression in Ladakh as sign of its ‘true nature’

"Trump had said that China's aggressive stance along the India-China border fits in with the larger pattern of Chinese aggression in other parts of... Read more »

UN launches new campaign to counter misinformation

"Misinformation is spreading faster than the virus itself, and is seriously disrupting public health efforts by dangerously distorting sound scientific guidance. It is designed... Read more »

Guterres honours UN personnel killed in line of duty

"It is a sad fact that, due to the nature of our responsibilities, our personnel often have to face perilous situations where crisis, conflict... Read more »

ASEAN, Australia vow to work with WHO on COVID-19

"The meeting agreed to work with relevant international organisations, especially the World Health Organization (WHO), and the global community to enhance collective pandemic preparedness... Read more »