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Iran: 29 killed in attack on military parade

  WEB DESK At least 29 people, including 12 Iranian Revolutionary Guards, were killed and 60 others wounded in a terrorist attack during a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz today. The state-run IRNA news agency said gunmen were dressed in Guard uniforms and targeted a riser where military and police commanders were … Continue reading Iran: 29 killed in attack on military parade

Peace is at risk: UN Chief

“There is no development without peace but there is also no peace without development” “Peace is the unifying concept that brings us together at the United Nations. Peace is at risk. Peace is violated in so many places. But we will not give up,” said United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Friday. United Nation / AMN … Continue reading Peace is at risk: UN Chief

US Deputy attorney general plotted to oust Trump: NYT

WEB DESK US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has suggested removing President Donald Trump from office by invoking the 25th Amendment to the Constitution reports NYT . The New York Times reported in its Friday online edition that Rosenstein made the suggestion to other Justice Department and FBI officials in the spring of 2017. The … Continue reading US Deputy attorney general plotted to oust Trump: NYT

China asks US to withdraw “sanctions” on Chinese military

BEIJING China’s Foreign Ministry on Friday demanded the United States to immediately correct its wrongdoing and withdraw “sanctions” on the Chinese military reports Xinhua. “China is strongly indignant at the unreasonable move on the part of the United States and has lodged stern representations to the U.S. side,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang told a … Continue reading China asks US to withdraw “sanctions” on Chinese military

Yemen faces worsening threat of famine: UN humanitarian affairs Chief

WEB DESK The under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Mark Lowcock, has warned that International aid agencies might lose the fight against the famine in Yemen. He told the United Nations Security Council on Friday that more than three million people may soon be added to the eight million Yemenis already facing starvation. A sharp drop in … Continue reading Yemen faces worsening threat of famine: UN humanitarian affairs Chief

US denounces China’s “awful abuses” of Muslim Uighurs

WEB DESK US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday denounced the “awful abuses” of Muslim Uighurs detained in Chinese reeducation camps. In a speech on the state of religious freedom around the world, the US Secretary said that possibly millions of Uighurs are held against their will in the so-called re-education camps, where they’re … Continue reading US denounces China’s “awful abuses” of Muslim Uighurs

Russia warns US it is ‘playing with fire’ with sanctions

file photo Moscow today said Washington’s latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the United States against playing with fire. Deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said in a statement that it would be good for America to remember there is such a concept as global stability which they are … Continue reading Russia warns US it is ‘playing with fire’ with sanctions

100 killed after boat capsizes in Tanzania

    The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria in Tanzania  climbed to more than 100 today. State Radio said hundreds more were still feared missing as rescuers searched for survivors after the disaster. The ferry MV Nyerere capsized yesterday afternoon just a few meters from the dock on Ukerewe, the lake’s … Continue reading 100 killed after boat capsizes in Tanzania

India contributes 1 million to UN’s ambitious solar project

    AMN India has contributed one million US dollars for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the imposing UN building at the world body’s headquarters in New York. The contribution will help reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said in a … Continue reading India contributes 1 million to UN’s ambitious solar project

World Bank to give $25m for Rohingya children’s education

AMN  / Washington The World Bank (WB) has approved US$25 million, including $4 million from Canada, to help Bangladesh provide education and support to heal the psychological wounds of Rohingya children and youth who have fled violence in Myanmar. The second in a series to help Bangladesh deal with the crisis, the additional financing on grant … Continue reading World Bank to give $25m for Rohingya children’s education

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