British PM Cameron urges WikiLeaks founder Assange to end sorry saga in embassy

British PM Cameron urges WikiLeaks founder Assange to end sorry saga in embassy

Julian Assange should leave the Ecuadoran embassy in London and bring to an end the "whole sorry saga", British Prime Minister David Cameron told parliament on Wednesday.

Family of 5 killed in coalition strike on Yemen capital

Five members of the same family were killed when a Saudi-led coalition air strike hit their home in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa, rescuers and neighbours said today.

North Korea continues to evade UN sanctions: UN experts

UN experts say North Korea is continuing to evade UN sanctions, using airlines, ships, and the international financial system to trade in prohibited items for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs raising important questions about the sanctions regime.

Islamic State spreading its tentacles to South Asia, warns UN chief

Islamic State spreading its tentacles to South Asia, warns UN chief

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned of the danger of the Islamic State spreading its tentacles to South Asia through organisations like the Tehreek-e-Khilafat in Pakistan and called for international action against the grave threat.

UN urges Turkey to open borders, end to bombing of Aleppo

The United Nations urged Turkey to let in tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a regime offensive around Aleppo on Tuesday, adding to calls for Russia to end air strikes ahead of fresh peace efforts.

DNA: Analysis on revelations made by 26/11 terror attacks convict David Headley

David Coleman Headley told on the live camera, sitting in the jail that 26/11 attack's mastermind was none other than Hafiz Saeed. After this revelation of Hafiz Saeed, will United Nations take actions against him?

DNA: Will Pakistan, US now act against Hafiz Saeed?

David Coleman Headley told on the live camera, sitting in the jail that 26/11 attack's mastermind was none other than Hafiz Saeed. After this revelation of Hafiz Saeed, will United Nations take actions against him?

Sri Lanka's ex-defence minister slams UN rights chief's visit

Stepping up opposition to a UN-backed probe into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, former defence minister Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on Monday denounced the UN human rights chief's visit to the country as a "big joke" and accused him of trying to please the pro-LTTE diaspora.

Cross-border Yemeni shelling kills two in Saudi

Cross-border Yemeni shelling kills two in Saudi

A Saudi soldier and a civilian have been killed in cross-border shelling from rebel-controlled northern Yemen, authorities said.

Syria rebels risk collapse after Russia-backed regime gains

Syria `s mainstream rebels risk total collapse after a Russian-backed regime advance that severed their main supply line to Aleppo city and threatens to leave them completely besieged there.

Tens of thousands flee Aleppo, gather at Turkish border: UN

The Syrian government`s military offensive around the city of Aleppo has prompted at least 15,000 people to flee and involved a reported 13 airstrikes on medical facilities in January, the United Nations said on Friday.

Timeline of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange`s extradition fight

Timeline of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange`s extradition fight

Here are key dates in the five-year legal saga of Australian WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Julian Assange - WikiLeaks` fugitive anti-hero

Julian Assange - WikiLeaks` fugitive anti-hero

A United Nations report on Friday calling for Julian Assange`s "detention" to be brought to an end is the latest twist in a long-running case pitting hi-tech activists against mighty governments.

Britain says to challenge UN panel opinion on Assange, plans to arrest him

A UN panel examining the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Friday he had been arbitrarily detained by both Sweden and Britain.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may leave embassy after UN panel ruling

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may leave embassy after UN panel ruling

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could walk out of the Ecuadoran embassy in London after more than three years on Friday.

Ukraine wants UN Security Council to visit war zone

Ukraine and Russia reached a ceasefire deal brokered by France and Germany in the Belarus capital of Minsk last February, but sporadic clashes still take place. 

Wikileaks founder Assange 'unlawfully detained' in UK, rules UN

Wikileaks founder Assange 'unlawfully detained' in UK, rules UN

A United Nations panel has ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained", the BBC reported on Thursday.

Britain, Norway pledge extra $2.9 bn for Syria before donor conference

Britain and Norway pledged on Thursday to spend an additional USD 2.9 billion in aid for Syrians by 2020, seeking to build momentum for a donor conference that the United Nations hopes will raise more than USD 7 billion for this year alone.

Julian Assange says will accept arrest if UN panel rules against him

Julian Assange says will accept arrest if UN panel rules against him

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fears he could eventually face extradition to the United States to be put on a trial over the leak of hundreds of thousands of classified documents.

US keeping eye on North Korea's missile program: Pentagon chief

US keeping eye on North Korea's missile program: Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday the US military was keeping a vigilant eye on North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, and was continually expanding its defenses against a possible missile attack by Pyongyang.