Sun, 18 Aug 2019

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

North Korea Fires More Weapons; Criticizes South Korea

SEOUL - North Korea has launched a fresh round of short-range weapons into the sea off its east coast, South ...

Gang that stole scores of motor bikes in NYC rounded up

NEW YORK, New York - A motorcycle stealing racket in New York City has been taken down.The 11 members of ...

Number of people dead after oil tanker explosion in Tanzania hits 89

DODOMO, Tanzania - The number of people who were killed when an overturned fuel tanker exploded last Saturday has been ...

People should not fall under spell of Boko Haram says former captee

To mark next week's International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to ...

U.S. struggles to get international maritime coalition together

BERLIN, Germany - Whether Euope will join the U.S. coalition to defend the Strait of Hormuz will come up for ...

All countries should isolate nations aiding terror: VP Naidu

Vilnius [Lithuania], Aug 18 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has stressed the need of collective action from all countries ...

August 18, 2008: Kohli made first foray into international cricket

New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): It was on August 18, 2008, when current Indian skipper Virat Kohli, made his ...

Telangana policeman wins 2 medals at World Police and Fire Games

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Aug 18 (ANI): N Bose Kiran, Additional Inspector of Police in Cyberabad Police Commissionerate, has won two ...

Team SA's first medal at African Games

Rabat - Once the initial emotion of disappointment ebbs, Michaela Whitebooi will realise that this was a silver medal won, ...

Injured Springbok Dyantyi likely to miss World Cup

Pretoria - Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus said on Saturday 2018 World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year Aphiwe Dyantyi ...

Iran Releases Four Women Arrested For Trying To Watch Men's Soccer

Authorities in Tehran have released four Iranian women from a detention center after they were arrested for allegedly dressing as ...

Gatland pleased with Welsh character more than ranking

Cardiff - Wales top the world rugby rankings for the first time in their history but coach Warren Gatland was ...

Smith, Cummins give Aussies chance of victory in 2nd Test

London - Australia's Steve Smith returned to make 92 after a sickening blow to the neck before England captain Joe ...

37 Boks leaving for Bloem camp, where 6 will be cut

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus said he would take a group of 37 players to Bloemfontein on Sunday ...

Terrorism survivors: I lived in fear that I would be killed

For this final story in our special UN News series, we'll hear from Fati Yahaya, who is 24-years old and ...

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Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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