Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 02:20
Restrictions by Sudan`s government and the inadequate equipment of some peacekeepers in the Darfur region are hindering their ability to protect civilians and aid workers as violence increases, the UN chief says.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 09:21
The United Nations has launched its global campaign "Children, not soldiers" in order to prevent children from being recruited or used as soldiers in conflict areas.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 20:03
With reigning Bengali superstar Dev and actor Moon Moon Sen featuring in the Trinamool Congress` star-studded candidate list from West Bengal for the April-May Lok Sabha polls, congratulations poured in for the two from the regional film fraternity Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 01:06
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon today said he had phoned US Secretary of State John Kerry and senior European ministers to discuss Ukraine, calling on all sides to "lower their temperature".
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 17:09
Former Indian football skipper Baichung Bhutia is set to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on Trinamool Congress ticket, party chief Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:34
Physicists have calculated that if Usain Bolt was to sprint on Saturn`s biggest moon Titan, he would actually be flying.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:13
A giant asteroid, 100 feet wide, is set to fly past Earth early Wednesday evening, soaring fewer than 218,000 miles from our planet, which is slightly closer than the orbit of the moon itself.
Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 23:19
Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez urged sympathisers to maintain street protests against President Nicolas Maduro as the country`s foreign minister prepared to meet the United Nations Secretary General.
Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 22:58
UN chief Ban Ki-moon stressed on Monday the urgency of relaunching the Syrian peace process, urging Damascus in particular to return to Geneva with a more "constructive position."
Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 15:41
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov today under the shadow of a spiralling crisis in Ukraine, his spokeswoman said.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 02:29
The UN chief called for immediate calm in Ukraine Saturday as the Security Council convened an emergency session in New York after Russian lawmakers approved the deployment of troops to the region.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 14:57
China has the ability to explore Mars and it is up to the government to decide when to send a probe to land on the Red Planet`s surface, a top Chinese scientist said today.
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