Sunday, July 22, 2018
68.5m people displaced globally – UNHCR

UNHCR, IOM say no fewer than 9,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean over weekend

UN aid agencies said on Tuesday that nearly 9,000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this past long Easter weekend, after setting...
China gives conditions for Nigeria to receive more assistance

China gives conditions for Nigeria to receive more assistance

Prof. Zhang Yong-Peng, a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences(CASS), in Beijing, China on Tuesday said that for more Chinese...
Britain working closely with allies on new Iran measures – PM May

Opposition Labour party backs May’s election plan

Britain’s largest opposition party, Labour, welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to hold a general election on June 8. “I welcome the prime minister’s decision...
Spanish woman becomes oldest European

Spanish woman becomes oldest European

Barcelona resident Ana Vela, who was born on Oct. 29, 1901 close to the city of Cordoba in southern Spain, is now the oldest...
Gaza: UN chief urges Israel, Palestine to avoid further bloodshed

North Korea: UN concerned at rising tensions

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday expressed concerns on the rising tensions over North Korea in recent weeks. The Spokesperson to the Secretary-General, Mr...
U.S. pressure to stop Iranian oil may impact regional exports, Rouhani says

Iranian President Rouhani registers to run in May for second term

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist who engineered the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, registered on Friday to run for a...
UN: Nigeria to become 3rd most populous by 2050

UN says 3 WFP porters killed in South Sudan

The UN on Friday said three men working as porters for the World Food Programme (WFP) were killed in ethnic violence in South Sudan’s...
More than 100,000 displaced Afghans, returnees in desperate plight – UN

UN calls for vigilance to contain piracy in Somali waters

The UN on Thursday called on the international community and shipping firms to intensify patrols along the Somalia coastline to eliminate piracy that is...
Facebook finds, removes 1.9m terror posts in Q1

Facebook fails to remove reported extremist posts – Times

Facebook failed to remove dozens of instances of extremist and child pornography even after the social network’s moderators were directly informed of the potentially...
Gaza: UN chief urges Israel, Palestine to avoid further bloodshed

Nigeria re-elected Chair, UN Peacekeeping Committee

Nigeria has been re-elected, for the 45thtime, to chair the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, regarded as UN’s most strategic committee, the News...