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British Home Secretary Amber Rudd quits over immigration scam London, Apr 30: British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has quit from her position over an illegal immigration policy controversy, reports said on Monday. 29-Apr-2018
Mike Pompeo meets Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tel Aviv, Apr 29: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is currently visiting Israel and met country's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 29-Apr-2018
Israel must address excessive use of force and deaths in Gaza protests – UN rights chief New York, Apr 28: With over 40 Palestinians killed and more than 5,500 injured during protests in Gaza over the past month – many by live ammunition – the top United Nations human rights official on Friday called on Israel to ensure that its security forces do not resort to use of excessive force amid the ongoing demonstrations. 28-Apr-2018
North and South Korea announce to end Korean war, pledge to denuclearize the peninsula Seoul, Apr 27: North and South Korea will formally end a 65-year-old Korean war this year with the signing of a peace treaty, the two countries engaged in over six decades of hostilities since 1950s announced in a joint declaration Friday, scripting what is apparently a new chapter in peace in the region. 27-Apr-2018
UN-EU conference raises $4.4 billion for war-ravaged Syria; leaders underscore need for political solution New York, Apr 26: International donors at a United Nations-European Union humanitarian conference pledged nearly $4.4 billion on Wednesday to fund critical aid programmes in war-torn Syria throughout 2018. 26-Apr-2018
UN-EU conference on future of Syria opens in Brussels with urgent call for international support New York, Apr 25: With the conflict in Syria into its eighth bloody year and human suffering worsening by the day, the United Nations and partners on Tuesday made a major appeal for additional funds, as well as for reinvigorating the stalled UN-led Geneva talks. 25-Apr-2018
We have to make him perfect: Trump says as he brushes dandruff off Macron's shoulder Washington, Apr 25: There was a light moment which caught every persons attention during the meeting between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron when the US President brushed dandruff off his French counterpart's shoulder. 24-Apr-2018
Toronto van attack: Canadian police grill suspected driver Toronto, Apr 24: Canadian police on Tuesday grilled the suspected driver of the van which mounted the kerb and struck several pedestrians in the city, killing at least 10 people, media reports said. 24-Apr-2018
Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to third child, British leaders congratulate London, Apr 23: A new member joined the Royal family in Britain on Monday when the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby boy in a London hospital. 23-Apr-2018
UN chief condemns fatal shooting of International Red Cross staffer in Yemen York, Apr 23: The United Nations Secretary-General has condemned Sunday’s killing of a senior staff member working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Yemen, who was attacked while travelling in a vehicle on the outskirts of Taiz. 23-Apr-2018
'Path is open’ to peaceful denuclearization of Korean Peninsula – UN chief New York, Apr 22:Following the leader of North Korea’s announcement that nuclear and missile tests are to end, the United Nations chief António Guterres said on Saturday that the “path is open for the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula”. 22-Apr-2018
Early rains expose risks for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, but worst ‘yet to come,’ warns UN agency New York, Apr 21: The arrival of pre-monsoon rains in southern Bangladesh has revealed an alarming level of risks for Rohingya refugees, United Nations humanitarian agencies said on Friday, warning that they do not have the funds needed to protect hundreds of thousands of desperate people once the rainy season begins in earnest. 21-Apr-2018
Liberia: Security Council seeks study of role played by UN mission in conflict resolution, political mediation New York, Apr 20: Commending the remarkable achievements made by the people and Government of Liberia to consolidate lasting peace and stability in the wake of a 1999-2003 civil war, the Security Council on Thursday asked the United Nations Secretary-General to conduct a study of the role played by its peacekeeping mission in resolving conflicts and other challenges the country has faced. 20-Apr-2018
Minor earthquake rocks parts of the Outaouais, Quebec Ottawa, Apr 19: A 3.5 magnitude earthquake rumbled through parts of Outaouais last night just before 7pm, media reports said. 19-Apr-2018
Former US First Lady Barbara Bush passes away Washington, Apr 18: Former US first lady Barbara Bush has died. 18-Apr-2018
Syria: Four civilians killed in terrorist shelling attack on Homs northern countryside Damascus, Apr 17: At least four civilians were killed when terrorists attacked with shells at al-Ashrafiyeh, Akrad al-Daseniyeh and Ghawr al-Assi towns in Syria's northern countryside of Homs, media reports said on Tuesday. 17-Apr-2018
UN chief, Security Council condemn deadly attack on peacekeepers in Mali New York, Apr 16: The United Nations Secretary-General is calling on political leaders in Mali to ensure those responsible for a deadly assault on peacekeepers serving in the north are brought to justice. 16-Apr-2018
Benjamin Netanyahu expresses 'full support' to Trump's decision to conduct air strikes on Syria Tel Aviv, Apr 15: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed his 'full support' to the decision taken by US President Donald Trump and several other western powers over conducting air strikes in Syria in connection with alleged use of chemical weapons in the country recently. 15-Apr-2018
UN launches initiative to improve road safety worldwide New York, Apr 13: With some 1.3 million drivers, passengers and pedestrians dying each year on the world’s roads, the United Nations took a major step to address this tragedy by launching on Thursday a trust fund to spur action that could save lives and prevent the loss of opportunity associated with road accidents. 13-Apr-2018
UN chief condemns attacks against peacekeepers in Central African Republic New York, Apr 12: The United Nations chief has condemned the latest killing and wounding of the world body’s peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) during an exchange of fire with armed groups on 10 April. 12-Apr-2018
At least 105 killed as military plane crashes in Algeria Algiers, Apr 11: An Algerian military transport plane crashed on Wednesday morning shortly after taking off from the Boufarik base in Algeria killing 105 people on board, local media quoted a statement by civil defense as saying. 11-Apr-2018
UN population forum urged to examine ways to protect people on the move, make cities work better New York, Apr 10: A great migration of humanity into cities is under way, and with millions drawn to urban areas for the promise of a better life, the main United Nations forum on population opened its annual session on Monday examining ways to protect people on the move and help create cities that can embrace the massive number of new arrivals. 10-Apr-2018
Americans, Canadians leave hockey sticks outside houses as tribute to dead Humboldt Broncon members Ottawa, Apr 9: Several Americans and Canadians kept their hockey sticks outside their houses as a tribute to 15 Humboldt Broncon members, who died due to a crash Saturday, media reports said. 09-Apr-2018
Fire in Trump Tower in New York kills 1 New York, Apr 8: At least one person was killed as a fire broke out at Trump Tower in New York city on Saturday, officials said. 08-Apr-2018
Nearly 800 Venezuelans arriving in Brazil each day, many seeking asylum, UN refugee agency says New York, Apr 7 : The United Nations refugee agency is scaling up its assistance to the rapidly growing number of Venezuelans arriving in Brazil, with daily arrivals averaging 800 in recent days amid the worsening political and socio-economic situation in their country. 07-Apr-2018
Burundi: Security Council urges dialogue amid deteriorating political and humanitarian situation New York, Apr 6: Expressing deep concern over the slow pace of the inter-Burundian dialogue and the lack of engagement by the Government, the United Nations Security Council called on all stakeholders, in particular the authorities to commit to the dialogue and reach an agreement ahead of the 2020 elections. 06-Apr-2018
UN rights experts urge France to provide essential services to migrants, asylum seekers New York, Apr 5 : A group of United Nations human rights experts have called on the French Government to urgently provide water and sanitation services as well as emergency shelters for migrants and asylum seekers living in “inhumane situation” in areas along the country’s northern coast. 05-Apr-2018
‘Blue helmet’ killed in Central African Republic; UN mission condemns attack New York, Apr 4: One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and 11 others were wounded early Tuesday morning when the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) was attacked by rebel fighters. 04-Apr-2018
UN food aid to benefit 60,000 people in earthquake-hit Papua New Guinea New York, Apr 3: The United Nations emergency food relief agency has airlifted over 80 metric tons of vital nutritional supplements to Papua New Guinea – enough to feed approximately 60,000 people in the earthquake-hit country. 03-Apr-2018
China slaps tariffs on 128 US products Beijing, Apr 2: In a major development that can further escalate trade war between the two nations, China on Monday suspended tariff concessions on 128 items of U.S. products including pork and fruits starting Monday, media reports said. 02-Apr-2018
Kemerovo Region governor Aman Tuleyev resigns over Russian mall fire Moscow, Apr 1: Days after a fire broke out at a shopping mall in Russia and left at least 64 people killed, the governor of Siberia's Kemerovo Region, Aman Tuleyev, resigned on Sunday, media reports said. 01-Apr-2018
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