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International community must come together to assist Afghan people: UNGA president-elect

The international community must come together to assist the people of Afghanistan in realising their aspirations, president-elect of the UN General Assembly Abdulla Shahid said on Friday, amid growing global concern over the deteriorating security situation in the conflict-ridden country. Shahid, the foreign minister of the Maldives, also said at a leading think-tank that the […]

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COVID-19, revival of economy among key focus areas for UNGA President-elect Abdulla Shahid

New Delhi: The President-elect of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly Abdulla Shahid on Thursday (July 22) said his key focus areas would be recovering from COVID-19 pandemic and the revival of economies globally. Shahid is in India for his first foreign visit in that capacity. Calling it “presidency of hope”, Shahid […]

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पेगासस खुलासे के बाद बवाल, संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने कहा- सर्विलांस प्रौद्योगिकी का हो बेहतर रेगुलेशन

इजरायली सॉफ्टवेयर कंपनी पेगासस के जरिए जासूसी कांड के कथित खुलासे की मीडिया रिपोर्ट सामने आने के बाद दुनियाभर में बवाल मचा हुआ है. इधर, संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने पेगासस के खुलासे के बाद निगरानी प्रौद्योगिकी के बेहतर रेगुलशन का  आह्वान किया है. गौरतलब है कि लीक हुए आंकड़ों के आधार पर की गई एक वैश्विक […]

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Sex for clean water: Migrants in Libya subjected to horrific sexual violence, reports Amnesty

New Delhi: Amnesty International said on Thursday (July 15, 2021) that migrants held in Libyan detention camps are subject to horrific sexual violence at the hands of guards, including being forced to barter sex for clean water, food and access to sanitation. The report, which focused on migrants intercepted in the Mediterranean and who disembarked […]

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Sanjana Sanghi on UN’s Human Right to Play: “Our struggle with access to basic education is so severe” : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Actor Sanjana Sanghi gave a powerful message about why the UN’s Human Right to Play is important and the dangers of overlooking it. Sanjana said, “The Right to Play is the most human of human rights. It instantly touches upon the most basic, yet the most forgotten aspect of what is important to us. I’ve benefited […]

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World Population Day 2021: Know history, significance here

New Delhi: As the world observes Population Day on July 11 every year, it reminds itself of the challenges faced globally due to overpopulation. The alarming trend shows that after hundreds of thousands of years the population reached 1 billion, and then in just another 200 years, it grew sevenfold, as per United Nations.  The […]

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Israel strikes Hamas site in Gaza over fire balloons: Military

Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas site in the Gaza Strip overnight in response to incendiary balloons launched from the Palestinian enclave, Israel‘s military said on Friday. Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas confirmed one of its sites had been struck. Israel’s military said it had hit a Hamas weapons manufacturing site. There were no reports of casualties. […]

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Use of weaponised drones for terrorism needs serious attention: India at United Nations

United Nations: The possibility of the use of weaponised drones for terrorist activities against strategic and commercial assets calls for serious attention by the global community, India has told the UN General Assembly, a day after two explosives-laden drones crashed into the Indian Air Force (IAF) station at Jammu airport. A fresh attempt to attack […]

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Dangerous, Worrying Trend of Children Recruited for Terror-related Activities: India

India on Monday voiced concern over the “dangerous and worrying” trend in global terrorism of increase in number of children being recruited for terror-related activities, particularly amid the pandemic-induced school closures, and called for ending impunity for all actors responsible for inciting and perpetrating grave violations against children. “We are witnessing a dangerous and worrying […]

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12 German soldiers wounded in attack on UN mission Mali

Berlin: Germany’s defense minister said on Friday that 12 German troops and a soldier from another country were wounded following an attack on soldiers taking part in a United Nations mission in Mali. The U.N. Mission in the country, MINUSMA, had earlier said that 15 peacekeepers were wounded when a temporary operational base in the […]

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