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Yazidi Woman who Survived Genocide Equates the Current Situation to Jewish Holocausts

Nadia Murad Basee, a Yazidi woman, shared her experience of the atrocities that she underwent because of ISIS Having escaped from ISIS' captivity,...

To Counter AIDS Epidemic, Over Half of People With HIV Taking Drugs: UN

AIDS deaths are also now close to half of what they were in 2005, according to the U.N. AIDS agency The Trump administration...

Suicide Rates on Rise among Myanmar Refugees in Thailand’s Biggest Camp, says UN Study

The study found that only one person committed suicide in Mae La camp in 2014, but the number escalated to 14 each year...

UN: World Population to reach 10 billion by 2050, India and Pakistan to lead

India, which currently has 1.3 billion inhabitants, is expected to replace China, which now has 1.4 billion An influx of refugees and migrants...

European Union (EU) Takes Lead in Campaign to Prevent Gender-based Violence during Humanitarian Crises

Violence during times of war and natural disasters also affects men and boys The EU says its mission is to strengthen awareness and...

39 Indian Construction Workers held by ISIS Terrorists in Iraq’s Mosul Are Alive: Government

The Indians were taken hostage in ISIS-held Mosul in 2014; however, no demand has been made so far for their release The United...

World’s No. 1 opium-producing Country: Afghanistan’s illicit Poppy Harvest on the Rise Again in 2017

Washington, May 21, 2017: The world's No. 1 opium-producing country, Afghanistan, is braced for an exploding poppy harvest this year, as farmers are cultivating the...

Buddhists Across Asia commemorated the Birth, Enlightenment, and Death of Buddha in Vesak Celebrations

Asia, March 11, 2017: Buddhists across Asia commemorated the birth, enlightenment, and death of Buddha in Vesak celebrations this week. This year, the United Nations...

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and Akbaruddin discuss India-US Cooperation

United Nations April 27, 2017: The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, the first Indian American to hold a cabinet rank, visited India's UN Mission...

India contributes $250,000 to UN programme for helping countries to hold Elections and develop their Electoral Systems

United Nations, April 22, 2017: India has made a quarter-million-dollar contribution to the UN programme for helping countries to hold elections and develop their...

United Nations Security Council to Close 13-year-old Haiti Peacekeeping Mission in October

UNITED NATIONS, April 14, 2017: The United Nations Security Council took action Thursday to begin shutting down its 13-year-old peacekeeping mission in Haiti. The current 5,000-strong...

Cuba Invites United Nations human rights Investigator for first time in decade regarding Human Trafficking

Geneva, April 7, 2017: Cuba has agreed to a visit by a United Nations human rights investigator for the first time in decade, inviting...

India and Israel Share Many Similarities, says US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley

Washington, March 31, 2017: "I am the daughter of Indian parents, who reminded my brothers, my sister and me everyday how blessed we were to...

Official Says 80 Percent of Livestock Dead in Somaliland

Las-anod, March 25: Authorities in the breakaway republic of Somaliland say at least 80 percent of the region's livestock have died due to the...

Suspected Mosul Mustard Gas Victims Recovering; Foul Smells Remain

Iraq, May 25: "Some soldiers said the house has to be destroyed," said Dhia Deen, a taxi driver on the street next to the site...

India stands at 122nd rank in the World Happiness Report

New Delhi, March 21, 2017: The feeling of happiness is subjective in nature. It surges from too many experiences which one couldn't even count, but...

India ranked 122nd, behind terror-riven Pakistan and poorest-of-poor Nepal in Global list of the Happiest Countries

Oslo, March 20, 2017: India ranked 122nd, behind terror-riven Pakistan and poorest-of-poor Nepal in the global list of the happiest countries, according to a...

Africa Aid Officials Concerned as U.S. government proposes severe cuts in Foreign Aid

US, March 20, 2017: As the U.S. government proposes severe cuts in foreign aid, Africa and its neighbors are experiencing a massive hunger crisis, with 20...

Exclusive: When will UN take Notice of Baloch Genocide?

- By Adil Baloch Balochistan, March 21, 2017: United Nations has passed hundreds of resolutions against the only democratic state in Middle East, Israel for...

UN report: India lags behind in Asia for representation of women

United Nations, March 7, 2017: A report by a global inter-parliamentary institution on the account of the international women's day stated that India was the...

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