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Exercise ‘utmost restraint’ in eastern Ukraine to safeguard civilian life, top UN official urges fighters on the ground New York, Oct 31: After a lull in fighting in Ukraine over the summer, the last few weeks have seen a sharp rise in civilian deaths, more than half of which are due to landmines and explosive remnants of war, the United Nations top political official said on Tuesday. 31-Oct-2018
Imran Khan's visit will elevate bilateral relations to a new height: China Beijing, Oct 30: China on Monday said the nation is hopeful that Pakistan PM Imran Khan's visit to the country will help both the parties elevate bilateral relations to a 'new height'. 30-Oct-2018
Aid convoy for north-east Syria postponed over security concerns – UN relief chief New York, Oct 30: A humanitarian convoy carrying relief aid for tens of thousands of “desperate” civilians in north-eastern Syria who have not received aid since January this year, has been postponed owing to security concerns along its route, the United Nations top humanitarian official said on Monday. 30-Oct-2018
Lion Air plane with 189 passengers crashes after takeoff from Jakarta Jakarta, Oct 29: A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger plane, which was carrying 189 passengers, crashed after taking off from Jakarta city in Indonesia on Monday, media reports said. 29-Oct-2018
Helicopter believed to be carrying Leicester City owner crashes London, Oct 28: The Leicester City owner's helicopter has crashed in a car park outside the club's ground after it left the ground following a premier league match featuring the English club. 28-Oct-2018
Over 330,000 Congolese migrants at risk after mass deportations from Angola – UN rights chief New York, Oct 27: The United Nations human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, on Friday warned that the forcible mass expulsion of Congolese migrants from Angola has resulted in “serious human rights violations by security forces on both sides of the border” and left at least 330,000 returnees in an “extremely precarious situation”. 27-Oct-2018
‘Essential step’ towards universal health care made at pivotal UN conference New York, Oct 26: United Nations Member States have unanimously vowed to strengthen primary health care, as an “essential step” towards achieving universal health coverage for all. 26-Oct-2018
As human caravan moves through Mexico, ‘full respect’ needed for national control of borders: UN chief New York, Oct 23: With more than 7,000 Central-American refugees now on the march through Mexico towards the southern border of the United States in search of safety and work, all countries involved are being urged by the UN to liaise with key agencies on the ground providing support. 23-Oct-2018
2 die in China's coal mine mishap, 20 trapped Beijing, Oct 21: At least two people died and 20 others remained trapped at a coal mine in China on Saturday, media reports said on Sunday. 21-Oct-2018
Taiwan: 22 dies as passenger train derails in Yilan County Taipei, Oct 21: At least 22 people died as a passengers train derailed in Taiwan's Yilan County on Sunday, media reports said. 21-Oct-2018
Russia: Kerch attack leaves 18 killed Keach: An attack by a student at a college in Russia-annexed Crimea on Wednesday left at least 18 people killed, media reports said. 17-Oct-2018
Mike Pompeo meets Saudi King, discusses issue of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance Riyadh, Oct 16: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday arrived in Saudi Arabia and met the country's King Salman here and discussed the issue of investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. 16-Oct-2018
Australian woman injured in kangaroo attack Queensland, Oct 14 (IBNS): An Australian woman was injured in a Kangaroo attack incident in Australia's Queensland state, media reports. said on Sunday. 14-Oct-2018
Nigeria floods: Guterres ‘deeply saddened’ by loss of life and rising need New York, Nov 12: The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday he is “deeply saddened”, as the Government of Nigeria announced that some 200 people have died, and a further 1,310 injured, due to flooding across a dozen states. Overall, around two million have been affected. 12-Oct-2018
Disasters: UN report shows climate change causing ‘dramatic rise’ in economic losses New York, Oct 11: Climate-related and geophysical disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis have killed 1.3 million people over the last 20 years and left a further 4.4 billion injured, homeless or in need of emergency assistance, UN experts said on Wednesday. 11-Oct-2018
Bullying: Protection for children is a ‘fundamental human right’ says top UN advocate New York, Oct 9: Around 130 million, or one-in-three children worldwide, experience some form of bullying, the United Nations stated on Monday, in its latest report on how children can be better-protected. This form of violence has long-lasting and direct consequences for their health, school performance and overall well-being. 09-Oct-2018
In Chad, top UN officials say humanitarian response must go ‘hand in hand’ with longer-term recovery New York, Oct 8: Senior United Nations officials on Sunday called for stronger joint humanitarian and development interventions in Chad as the crisis-riven central African country as it tackles poverty, displacement, malnutrition, and lack of access to basic social services. 08-Oct-2018
Nigeria: Top UN officials say more support needed to ease humanitarian crisis and rebuild lives in conflict-ravaged north-east New York: The top United Nations relief and development officials on Saturday called for national and international partners to step up support for humanitarian efforts in north-eastern Nigeria and help millions of people rebuild their lives in the region that has been ravaged by Boko Haram’s near decade-long insurgency. 07-Oct-2018
Access still an obstacle to reaching stricken communities on Indonesian island: UN agencies New York, Oct 6: Aid is getting through to victims of last Friday’s deadly earthquake and tsunami, which struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, but stricken communities are still in dire need, UN aid agencies said on Friday. 06-Oct-2018
UN system mobilizing to support Indonesia, following earthquake and tsunami disaster New York, Oct 2: Rescue workers are still trying to reach areas of Sulawesi in Indonesia affected by an earthquake and tsunami, UN humanitarians said on Monday, noting that more than 840 people have died and more than 600 have been severely injured in the disaster. 02-Oct-2018
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