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UN provides life-saving aid for refugees, migrants in Mexico, as numbers soar
Hoping for a better life in United States, people have been migrating from Mexico but as number of people transiting has continued to grow, the UN in close coordination with the Mexican authorities, is ensuring that they receive life-saving aid, UN N ...
CSA to allow Indian players to leave tour midway if COVID situation worsens in South Africa
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has allowed Team India to leave the upcoming Proteas tour midway if the COVID-19 situation worsens in South Africa amid the Omicron variant scare. ...
UN expert commends Bangladesh for providing safe haven to Rohingyas
A UN independent expert has commended Bangladesh for providing a safe haven to Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar. ...
Afghanistan reports shortage of lifesaving support for mothers as winter grips crisis-wracked country
As the winter season continues to grip central Asia, Afghanistan has started reported shortages of equipment, supplies and lack of heating facilities in crisis-wracked Afghanistan. ...
Iran: Execution of juvenile offender 'deeply alarming and shocking', says UN
The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Thursday condemned Iran's execution of a young man who was a minor at the time he was charged with committing a crime. ...
Europe hits highest weekly COVID-19 cases since pandemic began
The World Health Organization (WHO) has informed that almost two million cases of COVID-19 were reported in Europe last week, the most in a single week in that region since the pandemic started. ...
Landmine casualties 'exceptionally high', Syria and Afghanistan worst-hit
An UN-backed civil society report has revealed that global casualties from anti-personnel landmines were "exceptionally high" last year, with Syrians and Afghans worst-hit. ...
WHO chief warns about spike in COVID-19 as cases surge in Europe, Central Asia
Amid the latest rise in COVID-19 in Europe and Central Asia, WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Thursday (local time) warned about the rising number of cases and deaths. ...