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Loss of forest cover due to human activities causing elevation in malaria cases: Study

Loss of forest cover due to human activities causing elevation in malaria cases: Study

Researchers build upon evidence that patterns in climate change, deforestation, and other human-induced changes to the natural environment are amplifying malaria transmission.

Myanmar army rejects UN findings of abuses in Rohingya crackdown

Myanmar army rejects UN findings of abuses in Rohingya crackdown

Myanmar`s army on Tuesday rejected allegations of human rights abuses during its crackdown on Rohingya Muslim last year, made by the United Nations in a report on the offensive that forced some 75,000 Rohingya to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh.

At least 141 including civilians killed in south Libya airbase attack: Military source

At least 141 people including civilians were killed in an attack on Brak al-Shati airbase used by Libya's Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar`s self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA).

UN, US double dealing in criticising missile tests: North Korea

UN, US double dealing in criticising missile tests: North Korea

North Korea has accused the UN and the US of "double dealing" for condemning Pyongyang`s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) tests, a media report said on Sunday.

North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

North Korea`s deputy U.N. envoy said on Friday that the United States needed to roll back its "hostile policy" toward the country before there could be talks between the pair.

North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea's deputy UN envoy said on Friday "it is ridiculous" to link Pyongyang with the WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack.

South Sudan forces killed 114 civilians around Yei in six months: United Nations

South Sudan forces killed 114 civilians around Yei in six months: United Nations

South Sudanese pro-government forces killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town between July 2016 and January 2017.

Nearly 23,500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks : WHO

A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen has killed 242 people, and left nearly 23,500 others sick in the past three weeks alone, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Over 30,000 Somalis return from conflict-hit Yemen: UNHCR

Some 30,600 Somalis have returned to their country from Yemen since the beginning of war in Yemen in 2015, the UN refugee agency said on Friday.

Boko Haram traps starving people in Nigeria, UN warns

Two million people are teetering on the brink of famine in northeastern Nigeria but efforts to reach some are being thwarted by Boko Haram jihadists, the UN`s food agency said Thursday.

Libya asks Italy to arm migrant patrol boats

Libya on Thursday asked Italy to arm the patrol boats it uses in the fight against illegal immigration across the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe.

Congress dubs Pakistan's intentions as dubious, calls on Centre to ensure Kulbhushan Jadhav's safety

Congress dubs Pakistan's intentions as dubious, calls on Centre to ensure Kulbhushan Jadhav's safety

Welcoming the International Court of Justice's verdict on the Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence case, the Congress party on Thursday questioned the 'dubious' intentions of Pakistan to the ruling.

United Nations says struggling to cope with Mosul exodus

The exodus of civilians from the battleground city of Mosul has reached an unprecedented level, leaving aid agencies struggling to cope, the UN humanitarian coordinator in Iraq said today.

ICJ stays execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav till final verdict — Read full text of court's verdict

ICJ stays execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav till final verdict — Read full text of court's verdict

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) pronounced its provisional measures on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case on Thursday.

Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict: ICJ orders Pakistan to suspend execution till final order

Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict: ICJ orders Pakistan to suspend execution till final order

Kulbhushan Jadhav has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities.

Iran condemns new US missile sanctions: Spokesman

Iran criticised new US sanctions on its missile programme today, saying they would undermine the nuclear deal with world powers.

UN to deploy rapid intervention force in central Mali

Rapid intervention force of Senegalese troops will soon be deployed in central Mali

Red Cross says finds 115 bodies in Central African Republic town

Red Cross workers have found 115 bodies in Central African Republic`s diamond-mining town of Bangassou after several days of militia attacks

UN chief watching tensions between India, Pakistan closely: Stephane ​Dujarric

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is watching the rising tensions between India and Pakistan very closely and reiterates the need for the South Asian neighbours to find a peaceful solution through engagement and dialogue.

Syrian factions in Geneva for peace talks

A fresh round of Syria peace talks between government representatives and armed opposition factions got underway at the UN's Geneva headquarters on Tuesday.