Digest for international stories for week Aug 19 - Aug 25,

2017SaturdayBeirut: The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency.Karachi: Ruth...

Aug 26, 2017 11:48 AM | Newsscroll

UN chief informs Security Council of ICJ's order on Jadhav

By Yoshita SinghUnited Nations, Aug 25 UN chief Antonio Guterres has informed through a letter to the Security Council of the order given by the International Court of Justice in the case of Indian...

Aug 25, 2017 10:46 PM | Newsscroll

UN official sees genocide threat in Central African Republic

United Nations, Aug 23 UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said today he saw "the early warnings of genocide" during a recent visit to Central African Republic, which has faced sectarian fighting...

Aug 23, 2017 9:16 AM | Newsscroll

UN aid chief: War in Yemen causing famine, cholera

United Nations, Aug 19 The UN humanitarian chief has decried the "man-made catastrophe" in Yemen, saying air strikes and armed clashes have increased dramatically, with millions of people facing the...

Aug 19, 2017 3:27 AM | Newsscroll

Seeking UN's attention on Kashmir issue not a solution: Strategic affairs expert

New Delhi[India], Aug 18, : With Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif seeking UN Secretary General's attention on the Kashmir issue, experts have suggested that it was not a substantive...

Aug 17, 2017 5:20 PM | Newsscroll

UN strongly condemns 'barbaric' terrorist attack in Spain

By Yoshita SinghUnited Nations, Aug 18 The UN today strongly condemned the "barbaric and cowardly" terror attack in Spain with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the Security Council calling...

Aug 18, 2017 8:59 AM | Newsscroll

US urges UN probe into experts' murder, but Congo is opposed

United Nations, Aug 18 The United States and Sweden have called for the United Nations to follow up initial inconclusive investigations into the murder of UN experts from their countries in Congo,...

Aug 18, 2017 7:04 AM | Newsscroll

Set up hotline/portal to receive Blue Whale tip-offs: Nasscom

New Delhi, Aug 17 IT body Nasscom and Data Security Council of India (DSCI) have recommended setting up a hotline or web portal to receive tip-offs to identify sources of the deadly 'Blue Whale'...

Aug 17, 2017 5:51 PM | Newsscroll

UN board: 2 experts likely murdered by Congo militia members

United Nations, Aug 17 A United Nations board of inquiry said two UN experts were likely murdered in March by militia members from Congo's violence-torn Kasai region, but it said further...

Aug 17, 2017 7:16 AM | Newsscroll

US urges LatAm powers to isolate North Korea

Santiago, Aug 17 US Vice President Mike Pence has called on Brazil, Mexico and other Latin American powers to break off economic and diplomatic ties with North Korea over Pyongyang's missile...

Aug 17, 2017 3:46 AM | Newsscroll