By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The protection of Palestinian civilians could be improved by the deployment of U.N.-mandated armed forces or unarmed observers, a beefed-up U.N. civilian.. Firstpost Also reported by •DNA
Israel troops shot dead two Palestinians taking part in protests along the Gaza border, the Palestinian health ministry in the enclave said.
The ministry named the dead men as Karim Abu Fatayer, 30,.. DNA
According to Reuters, Germany has reached an agreement with Greece to send back migrants to the Mediterranean country if they have already applied for asylum there. Last week Germany and Spain sealed a..
The UNHCR said on August 17 that it was building 4,700 eco-friendly transitional shelters in Hajjah, Yemen, for more than 30,000 internally displaced people.The UNHCR said that Hajjah hosts almost 20..
According to Reuters, schools teaching half a million Palestinian refugees will reopen across the Middle East as planned later this month, despite funding cuts by its biggest donor the United States...
Around 8 million Muslim Uighurs live in China's autonomous Xinjiang region. They are subjected to some of the world's strictest surveillance measures. according to scathing new reports, that scrutiny..
There will be no global reconstruction funding for Syria until a "credible and irreversible" political process led by the United Nations is underway, a U.S. State Department official said on Friday as.. Reuters India
Outgoing United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein condemned a decision by the Bosnian Serb parliament to revoke a 2004 report on the Srebrenica massacre and called on lawmakers to.. Reuters India
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died aged 93 on Thursday, has had a political career that began with the Quit India movement in 1942 when he was just 18 years old.
However, it was only 11 years later in.. DNA
A bellwether policy reformer of modern India, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 93, was decisive and pursued his reforms agenda with vigour without.. DNA
The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees said on Thursday it would open its schools in the Middle East as scheduled this month despite a deficit caused by a U.S. funding cut. Reuters India
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysian court will decide on Thursday whether to continue hearing a case against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim.. Firstpost
Under a United Nations measure known as the Palermo Protocol, children do not have to prove they were trafficked, said Romina Canessa, a trafficking expert at the rights group Equality Now. Elsewhere.. IndiaTimes
A number of plastic water bottles and banana peels lay scattered on the grounds of the Red Fort after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day address, despite the government's emphasis on the.. DNA
Following her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Minister of External Affairs (MEA) Sushma Swaraj, President-elect of the UN General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces said that India.. IndiaTimes
The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees may not be able to open schools for half a million children because it has run out of money since the United States cut its funding, U.N... Reuters India
The four Myanmar nationals had migrated to Hyderabad as refugees around five years back and enrolled with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), they said. Two locals helped them.. IndiaTimes
Egypt and the United Nations have been trying to mediate a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that rules Gaza, following a spike in cross-border violence in the past few.. IndiaTimes