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October 11th is International Day of the Girl Child

October 11th marks the United Nations initiative: International Day of the Girl Child which strives to address the challenges that girls face by breaking down stereotypes, pushing gender boundaries for changes in inequality, technology, education, and leadership...

Updated: U.N. talks commence in Geneva for Syria and opposition, 3 members test positive for COVID-19

The Syrian Constitutional Committee, which opened its first session in nine months in Geneva on Monday (August 24), is "currently on hold" after three members tested positive for COVID-19, a U.N. statement said. The...

PM Khan on the sidelines of the UN

"I can't say anything right now more than this, except that we are trying and mediating," Khan told reporters on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. (Production: Aleksandra Michalska)

115 feared dead after worst Mediterranean shipwreck of the year

The Libyan navy said it had rescued 134 people, with 115 missing, feared drowned. It said about 250 people were on board the ship, when it capsized off the coast near Khoms, east of the capital Tripoli. Most are...

U.N. says war in Yemen is “eminently resolvable”

The four-year war between the Iran-aligned Houthi movement and a Saudi-backed coalition supporting the Yemeni government has killed many tens of thousands of people and left millions on the brink of famine. "I believe that this war in Yemen is...

U.N. chief ‘extremely concerned’ about the seizure of ships in the Strait of Hormuz

Deputy U.N. spokesman, Farhan Haq, in a statement read of behalf of the Guterres, said "The Secretary-General stresses the need to respect the rights and duties related to navigation through the strait and its adjacent waters in accordance with...

Pakistan FM claims victory after World Court decision on ‘spy’ death sentence

The court ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who was convicted of being a spy. The 16-judge panel said Pakistan has to provide an "effective review" of the case and added that...
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Robbery suspect holds 2 people hostage at motel in Jersey Village

HOUSTON - A robbery suspect has barricaded himself while holding two people hostage inside a motel in...
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Wall Street mixed at open after selloff

Wall Street's main indexes opened mixed on Friday (June 17), after a brutal selloff triggered by the Federal Reserve and other major...

Texas abortion law leads to ‘50% decrease in the number of patients who are able to have abortions’

Nine months have passed since the state of Texas passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation last year.

Tesla to charge more for cars in US, as Musk files appeal over Twitter posts

 Tesla Inc again raised prices for all its car models in the United States in response to persistent global supply-chain problems and...

White House looking into Americans reported captured in Ukraine

The White House said on Thursday (June 16) that it's "working very hard to learn more" about two U.S. citizens who are...