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    The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization tasked with maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international co-operation, and being a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.

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    Philippines accuses Communist rebels of violating ceasefire
    Politics

    Philippines accuses Communist rebels of violating ceasefire

    The Philippines government on Sunday accused the Communist rebels of the New People's Army (NPA) of violating a ceasefire announced by their leader last week following the UN's call for a global halt to armed clashes amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    Coronavirus pandemic: Something more than what meets the eye?
    National

    Coronavirus pandemic: Something more than what meets the eye?

    As the world grapples with coronavirus pandemic, the situation in China where the lethal virus originated last year is gradually improving.

    Military activities continue in Yemen despite COVID-19 threat
    Politics

    Military activities continue in Yemen despite COVID-19 threat

    As countries across the world are fighting the coronavirus pandemic, Yemen's warring factions were still focusing on their military activities rather than preparing for a possible outbreak.

    UN Chief calls for 'immediate global ceasefire' amid COVID-19 pandemic
    International

    UN Chief calls for 'immediate global ceasefire' amid COVID-19 pandemic

    New York [USA], Mar 23 (Sputnik/) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for an immediate halt of ...

    COVID-19: Facebook Messenger ties up with developers to offer free service to governments

    COVID-19: Facebook Messenger ties up with developers to offer free service to governments

    Facebook Messenger announced a partnership with its developer community to provide free services to government health organisations and UN health agencies to help them use the messaging platform to scale their response to COVID-19 pandemic.

    UK confirmed as first co-chair of India-led global climate initiative
    International

    UK confirmed as first co-chair of India-led global climate initiative

    The UK has been confirmed as the first co-chair of the governing council of India-led global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).

    Arab region could lose 1.7 mn jobs in 2020: UN
    Politics

    Arab region could lose 1.7 mn jobs in 2020: UN

    The Arab region could lose over 1.7 million jobs due to the coronavirus crisis and the service sector would be the most affected, a UN report said.

    US responsible for ramifications of sanctions: Iran
    Politics

    US responsible for ramifications of sanctions: Iran

    Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the US was responsible for the "destructive ramifications" of its unilateral sanctions against Iran as the country was fighting against the coronavirus pandemic.

    276 Indians abroad infected by Covid-19: Govt
    Health

    276 Indians abroad infected by Covid-19: Govt

    The government on Wednesday admitted that 276 Ind have been infected by coronavirus abroad, with most of them in Iran where over 17,000 people have tested positive and above 1,100 died due to the pandemic.

    1st UN medical flight evacuates sick kids from Yemen
    International

    1st UN medical flight evacuates sick kids from Yemen

    Seven children in urgent need of medical attention were evacuated from Yemen in what was the first use of a medical flight corridor supervised in the war-torn nation by the UN.

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