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Humanity hits eight billion mark

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world’s eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations. “The milestone is an...

UN urges Kenya to conduct ‘thorough’ investigation into death of Arshad Sharif

The United Nations has urged Kenya to conduct a thorough investigation into the mysterious death of a Pakistani journalist, Arshad Sharif, and share the...

Gap between UN member states pledges and response widening

United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator Julien Harneis said on Wednesday that aid pledges made by UN member states towards the flood response plan for Pakistan...

UN urges global community to fully support Pakistan’s reconstruction efforts

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution urging donor nations and institutions to provide full support to rehabilitation and reconstruction...

UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie visits flood affected people

Humanitarian, activist and Hollywood star Angelina Jolie arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday afternoon to support and directly speak to families affected by floods. Jolie...

UN condemns ‘shameful’ year-long ban on Afghan girls’ education

The United Nati­ons urged the Taliban on Sunday to reopen high scho­ols for girls across Afgha­nistan, condemning the ban that began exactly a year...

Pakistan gets $38.35m of $150m aid pledged, says UN official

Responding to a flash appeal jointly launched by Pakistan and the United Nations for an initial funding of $160 million, pledges amounting to $150...

Kabul denies UN accusations of violating women’s rights

Taliban authorities on Tuesday condemned UN accusations that they are violating the rights of women to work in Afghanistan, insisting thousands are employed in...

Global agencies warn of looming food crisis

International agencies have sounded the alarm over the acute food crisis expected to hit Pakistan in the wake of catastrophic floods as the UN...

UN to ‘strongly’ advocate for Pakistan’s debt swap with IMF, WB: Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday said his organisation would strongly advocate for ‘debt swaps’ with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank...

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