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US mulls rejoining UN tourism body to create more jobs

Washington, June 18 (IANS) The US is exploring the possibility of rejoining the UN tourism body to create jobs for Americans…
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China claims broad consensus after UN envoy’s Xinjiang visit

Beijing, June 16 (IANS) The Chinese government on Sunday said that it has reached a broad consensus on counter-terrorism with…
World

Denmark’s Andersen takes over as UN Environment head

Nairobi, June 15 (IANS) Danish economist and environmentalist Inger Andersen on Saturday took up her new role as Executive Director of…
Gulf Countries

UN envoy meets Hamas leaders in Gaza

Gaza, June 14 (IANS) UN Envoy to the Middle East Nicolai Mladinov met Islamic Hamas movement’s leaders in Gaza on Friday…
World

Information about LGBT communities incomplete, fragmented: UN

Geneva, June 13 (IANS) Information about the realities of the LGBT communities around the world is, at best, incomplete and fragmented,…
Gulf Countries

Saudi Arabia reaffirms support for UN plan to protect holy sites

NEW YORK (Rahnuma):  Saudi Arabia reaffirmed its support for the initiative of the high representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations…
Gulf Countries

Saudi Arabia highlights measures for the disabled

RIYADH (Rahnuma):  Saudi Arabia has taken measures to bolster social protection and integration for people with disabilities, said the counselor of…
Gulf Countries

UN calls for next phase of Hodeidah agreement amid stalemate

DUBAI (Rahnuma):  Members of the United Nations Security Council issued a statement on Monday calling all parties to take the next…
World

Manila slams UN ‘interference’ over drug probe request

Manila, June 8 (IANS) A UN request to send a team of rapporteurs to the Philippines to investigate deaths related to…
Gulf Countries

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway tell UN Security Council tanker attacker ‘most likely a state actor’

NEW YORK (Rahnuma):  The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off…
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