Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe
New York, Jan 22: European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on the subject. Read more>>
Ten UN peacekeepers killed in a terrorist attack in northern Mali

New York, Jan 21: Ten ‘blue helmets’ from the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Mali (MINUSMA) were killed on Sunday following a complex terrorist attack against the mission’s camp in Aguelhok, in the Kidal region, northern Mali.

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Unknown gunmen kill Thai Buddhist monks in temple located in Muslim Malays majority area

Bangkok: Unknown gunmen attacked and shot dead two Buddhist monks in a Thailand temple located at Su Ngai Padi district of Narathiwat province, triggering tension in the area which has seen clashes between ethnic Malay-Muslim rebels and the Buddhist-majority Thai state over the years.

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Australia: Police arrest one person over Israeli student's killing

Melbourne, Jan 18: The police have arrested a man in connection with the killing of a 21-year-old Israeli student in Melbourne city of Australia.

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Nairobi hotel siege over: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Nairobi, Jan 16: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday confirmed that the siege by suspected terrorists at a hotel compound in Nairobi city is over.

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World ‘not yet on track’ to ensure children a better future: UN rights chief

New York, Jan 15: Some Member States have fallen short of offering a better future to children who continue to die prematurely or fall victim to poverty, trafficking and slavery, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday.

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Cargo plane with 16 on board crashes in Iran

Tehran, Jan 14: A cargo plane with 16 on board crashed in Iran's Alborz province during landing on Monday morning, reports said.

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