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United Nations urges fair distribution of Coronavirus vaccines

The President of the United Nations General Assembly Volkan Bozkir urged countries of the world to do better in making (Covid-19) vaccines available to everyone everywhere and in the fair distribution of vaccines. Briefing on a high-level discussion of the...

The United Nations calls for an immediate cease-fire in Syria

Secretary-General António Guterres called on Friday for an immediate ceasefire in Syria, his official spokesman said in a statement. The spokesman added that Guterres was following "with great concern" the escalation in northwestern Syria and reports that dozens of Turkish...

UN calls to combat coronavirus-related discrimination

UN chief human rights official Michelle Bachelet asked the global community on Thursday to show solidarity with people of Asian ethnicity subject to discrimination amid an outbreak of a new coronavirus started in China. "The coronavirus epidemic has unleashed a disturbing wave...

CIA backed Afghan soldiers charged with killing civilians

A group of Afghan soldiers backed by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have been charged with killing civilians during a night raid and are responsible for the disappearance of a suspect, a human rights group said today. The secret...

Iraq: Curfew imposed after 42 demonstrators died in violent clashes

On Friday, a least 42 protesters died in demonstrations and arson of government buildings and the political party headquarters in Iraq. Many of the victims suffocated on flue gas, others were shot. The UN accused the Iraqi police of...

Iran under suspicion after sabotage against oil tankers

The United Arab Emirates suspect a "state player" behind the sabotage of four oil tankers off their coast on 12 May. There is "strong evidence" that it was a "complex and coordinated operation", according to a joint statement from...

China strongly opposes proliferation of mass destruction weapons

China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Wu Haitao, has strongly opposed the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery. In a speech to a Security Council meeting on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction,...

President UNGA to visit Pakistan next week

Pakistan’s permanent envoy to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi has said that Pakistani leadership looks forward to have extended debate with UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa during her upcoming visit to Islamabad. She was talking to Pakistani...
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Construction may fetch Rs 2000 Billion investment if amnesty extended: Fayyaz Ilyas

Chairman Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD) Fayyaz Ilyas has said that the investment in Construction Industry...
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