NEW YORK, Oct 17: Highlighting that for the United Nations, eliminating poverty in all its forms remains one of the greatest global challenges and priorities, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stressed the fundamental connection between eradicating poverty and upholding equal rights for all.
ROME, Oct 16: Fresh research by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), released to coincide with World Food Day, shows food becoming ever less affordable in countries in conflict or subject to political instability.
With Activision releasing new Call of Duty titles on an almost clockwork-like schedule, you would think that gamers would grow tired of the franchise. However it turns out that despite having gone on for years on end, Activision’s latest Call of Duty title, Black Ops 4, has still managed to break previous records.
LAHORE, Oct 14: Several thousand protesters hit the streets of Pakistan calling for the Christian woman accused of insulting Islam be put to death. Asia Bibi would become the first person executed for blasphemy if her appeal fails.
LONDON, Oct 13: Former UEFA president Michel Platini has filed a lawsuit for “slanderous denunciation” and “criminal conspiracy” against FIFA in a bid to prove he was the victim of a plot by organization officials to ban him from football.
WASHINGTON, DC, Oct 13: The Washington Post has taken out a full-page ad in protest of the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. “We’re not going to let this go,” said editor Karen Attiah in an interview.
ANKARA, Oct 13: No deal was struck between Washington and Ankara for releasing pastor Andrew Brunson from Turkish prison, US President Donald Trump said. The freed cleric is en route to the US and will visit the Oval Office upon arrival.
WASHINGTON DC, Oct 13: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton no longer has a security clearance. Five of her former aides also lost theirs, following a scandal over her use of a private email server while running the State Department.
BEIJING, Oct 12: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be paying a three-day official visit to China within the next few weeks in the latest sign of thawing relations between the two regional rivals.