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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Washington, Aug 9: The US has withdrawn most of its diplomats from Lahore city due to specific threats concerning the U.S. Consulate in the Pakistani city, media reports said on Friday.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.
Beijing, July 24: At least two people were killed in a gas explosion at a bakery in China's Beijing city on Wednesday, reports said.
New York, July 22: The top United Nations envoy in Iraq has strongly condemned a series of recent attacks and appealed to all parties to work together toward peace, in his final message to the people of the country in which he has served since 2011.
Baghdad, July 19: At least 20 people were killed in a bomb blast inside a mosque at Wajihiya town Iraq on Friday, reports said.