45 deaths within 24 hours, country records lowest cases in eight weeks
Site where Pakistani Pakistani aggressors surrender to be made into tourist spot
Owners and workers demand introduction of long distance public transport before Eid
25,000 vehicles cross the Bangabandhu Bridge in 24 hours
Govt. directive goes for a toss as two more ferries operate to contain homebound passengers
New York, Aug 19 The top United Nations envoy in Somalia on Sunday expressed grave concern over allegations of rape at a facility of the African Union Mission in the country (AMISOM), and welcomed the Government's investigation into the incident.
Cairo, Aug 17: Security forces cleared a Cairo mosque after a stand-off with supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Saturday, media reports said.
New York, Aug 16: The United Nations human rights chief Thursday appealed to all parties in Egypt to act with restraint and initiate talks, following a day of bloody violence that left hundreds dead and many more injured.
Cairo, Aug 15: At least 421 people were killed during clashes between the police and supporters of country's ousted president Mohamed Morsi in Cairo city on Wednesday, reports said on Thursday.
New York, Aug 14: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called on all extremist groups in Nigeria to cease their attacks, after dozens of people were killed in the country’s north-east, including worshippers reportedly shot to death while praying inside a mosque.
New York, Aug 13: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Peter de Clercq of the Netherlands to the top United Nations humanitarian coordination position in Haiti.
Washington, Aug 10: The US State Department has reportedly said 18 out of the 19 U.S. Embassies and Consulates, that were closed last week will be re-opened on Sunday.
Washington, Aug 9: The US has withdrawn most of its diplomats from Lahore city due to specific threats concerning the U.S. Consulate in the Pakistani city, media reports said on Friday.
New York, Aug 8: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Miguel de Serpa Soares of Portugal as Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel.
New York, Aug 7: The United Nations human rights office Tuesday voiced concern at an amnesty bill being discussed this week in Thailand’s Parliament that, if adopted, could pardon people involved in serious rights violations during the political violence that occurred in April and May 2010.
Washington, Aug 5: United States (US) First Lady Michelle Obama on Sunday took to micro-blogging site Twitter to wish her husband and the US President Barack Obama on his birthday.
Canberra (Australia), Aug 1: Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Tony Burke on Thursday confirmed the successful transfer to Papua New Guinea (PNG) of the first group of 40 asylum seekers subject to the government’s new regional settlement arrangement.
New York, July 31: The United Nations refugee agency has welcomed the ruling of the High Court of Kenya which upholds the asylum right of refugees living in urban areas, and expressed hope that the Government will implement the decision quickly and resume legal services to this vulnerable group.
Cairo, July 26: An Egyptian has ordered to detain the country's ousted president Mohamed Morsi over his alleged links with Palestinian militant group Hamas and for allegedly plotting attacks on jails and police stations during the 2011 uprising in the country, media reports said.
Santiago de Compostela, July 25: At least 77 people were killed when a high-speed train derailed near Santiago de Compostela city in Spain on Wednesday, reports said on Thursday.