US withdraws funding for United Nations Population Fund

WEB DESK The United States says, it is withdrawing funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that promotes family planning in more than 150 countries. The state department says, the agency supports or participates in a programme of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilisation in China. But the UNFPA says, this is an … Continue reading US withdraws funding for United Nations Population Fund

BBC radio broadcaster Brian Matthew dies at 88

Brian Matthew, the veteran broadcaster who hosted Sounds of the 60s on BBC Radio 2, has died at the age of 88. His death follows the announcement in January that he is stepping down from the programme because of ill health. Matthew presented his last full show last November, returning in February for a final … Continue reading BBC radio broadcaster Brian Matthew dies at 88