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Saudi Arabia strips Osama bin Laden's son Hamza of citizenship
World

Saudi Arabia strips Osama bin Laden's son Hamza of citizenship

Saudi Arabia announced yesterday it has revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who has become an increasingly prominent figure in the terror network.
Indian pilot's release by Pak 'very much welcomed' step: UN
World

Indian pilot's release by Pak 'very much welcomed' step: UN

The release of an Indian pilot by Pakistan would be a "very much welcomed step", spokesperson for UN chief Antonio Guterres said yesterday, stressing that the message to India and Pakistan from the world body and the international community is to de-escalate tensions.
Trump picks Kelly Kraft as Nikki Haley's successor at UN
World

Trump picks Kelly Kraft as Nikki Haley's successor at UN

US President Donald Trump has nominated his envoy to Canada, Kelly Knight Craft, as the next US Ambassador to the UN to succeed Indian-American Nikki Haley.
How Jews found refuge in India shapes International Holocaust-Remembrance Day
World

How Jews found refuge in India shapes International Holocaust-Remembrance Day

Poignant tales of compassion of Jews finding refuge in India in the midst of the horror of the Holocaust were recounted as the UN commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
India to host UN-conference highlighting land degradation, desertification in October
India

India to host UN-conference highlighting land degradation, desertification in October

India will host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) this year to address the issue of land degradation and desertification.
No country is immune to 'existential threat' of terrorism: Swaraj
India

No country is immune to 'existential threat' of terrorism: Swaraj

Asserting that no country is immune to the "existential threat" of terrorism, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today at Raisina Dialogue said the need of the hour is to ensure zero tolerance towards terrorism and those using it as an "instrument of convenience".
Bangladesh: Hasina talks about priorities, sets economic reforms as first
World

Bangladesh: Hasina talks about priorities, sets economic reforms as first

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that she will be the "premier of all" Bangladeshis and her government's first priority would be to continue the economic reforms.
Outcome of Bangladesh election violence should be addressed legally: UN
World

Outcome of Bangladesh election violence should be addressed legally: UN

The United Nations called for restraint in Bangladesh yesterday following elections that turned violent, and said complaints about the outcome should be addressed through legal means.
Pakistan PM raised Kashmir issue with UN chief: Spokesman
World

Pakistan PM raised Kashmir issue with UN chief: Spokesman

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned UN chief Antonio Guterres and raised the issue of Kashmir, a UN spokesman has said.

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