Monday, June 25, 2018
Snowstorm blankets New York, other U.S. cities

Snowstorm blankets New York, other U.S. cities

Residents of New York woke up to a white Tuesday as snowstorm blankets the state and the entire northeast region of the U.S. The...
68.5m people displaced globally – UNHCR

UN calls for release of thousands of detainees in Syria’s prisons

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al-Hussein on Tuesday called for the release of tens of thousands of detainees held in Syria’s prisons. Al-Hussein...
Snowstorms: New York declares state of emergency, UN closes

Snowstorms: New York declares state of emergency, UN closes

The New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, has declared a state of emergency on Tuesday over the impending snowstorms in the busiest U.S. city that...
Trump vows to reject immigration bill without border wall clause

Trump cancels meeting with Merkel over snowstorms

The expected meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday has been cancelled due to the looming massive winter...

Brownfield leads US delegation to 60th UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, William R. Brownfield will lead the U.S. delegation to the 60th Commission on...
Indonesian police nab bomb maker, financial provider for terror attack

Indonesian police nab bomb maker, financial provider for terror attack

Anti-terror squad of the Indonesian national police have arrested two alleged militants, the bomb maker and financial provider for a terror attack, a police...
UN condemns Damascus bombings

UN condemns Damascus bombings

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has described as appalling Saturday’s terrorists’ bombings in Damascus. Guterres said those responsible for the attacks on the Syrian capital...
UN deputy scribe tasks FG on prompt preparations for census

Gender economic equality will take 170years – Amina Mohammed

It will take 170 years to achieve economic equality between women and men, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has said. Mohammed, in her...
U.S. changes clocks 1 hour ahead

U.S. changes clocks 1 hour ahead

The U.S. by 2 a.m. (8 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday, March 12, turned its clocks forward by an hour to Daylight Saving Time,...
Pope Francis to address oil executives at Vatican energy conference

U.S. congratulates Pope Francis on 4th anniversary

The U.S. has congratulated His Holiness Pope Francis ahead of the fourth anniversary of his election, on Monday, March 13, 2017. The U.S. Secretary of...