Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:52
As Israel, Gaza violence continued taking the death toll past 600, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon urged both warring sides to “stop fighting and start talking”.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:16
India needs to take urgent action following a sharp fall in its child sex ratio, a United Nations report said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 07:26
The United States will provide $47 million (35 million euros) in humanitarian aid to help Palestinians hit by Israel`s campaign in the Gaza Strip, Secretary of State John Kerry pledged Monday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 05:51
World efforts to end two weeks of deadly violence in and around Gaza stepped up a gear on Monday as the UN chief and top US diplomat arrived in Cairo to press for an immediate truce.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 04:21
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees said Monday the number of people seeking refuge at its sites in Gaza to escape a two-week-old Israeli offensive on the enclave has soared to more than 100,000.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 16:15
Russia will support a United Nations resolution ensuring unfettered access to the crash site of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 as long as it does not blame Moscow, its ambassador to Australia told the Australian Financial Review on Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 14:36
Iran has diluted its entire stock of medium-enriched uranium as required under a November deal with world powers, the UN atomic agency said in its latest report seen by AFP Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 10:08
Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into more harmless forms, the United Nations` nuclear agency has said.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 06:11
The United Nations Security Council is expected to consider Monday a resolution demanding that pro-Russian separatists provide "full and unrestricted access" to the crash site of a downed jet in Ukraine.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 03:43
Islamist-led militiamen stepped up their assault Sunday on Libya`s main airport, two days after the collapse of a truce with rival ex-rebels who control the facility, a security official said.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 02:27
Australia has circulated a draft UN Security Council resolution demanding that pro-Russian separatists provide "full and unfettered access" to the crash site of the downed Malaysian jet in eastern Ukraine, diplomats said today.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 15:26
The Islamist Hamas movement said Sunday it had accepted a proposal for a three-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza it said was made by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
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