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PM IK’s call heard at UN: $4.7 billion aid urged to confront coronavirus hit...

The United Nations (UN) on Thursday issued a new call for $4.7 billion aid in funding to "protect millions of lives and stem the...
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Restrictions on flights risk vaccine shortages for dangerous diseases

Dozens of countries risk running out of vaccines for diseases like measles because of restrictions on flights brought in to tackle the new coronavirus,...
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Security Council calls for humanitarian ceasefire in worldwide conflicts for 90 days

The UN Security Council plans to call for a 90-day "humanitarian pause" in conflicts worldwide as part of the ongoing struggle against the COVID-19...
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UN pushes for COVID-19 vaccine as global death toll reaches 200,000

The global coronavirus death toll approached 200,000 on Saturday as the United Nations launched an international push for a vaccine to defeat the pandemic. Governments...
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UN seconds PM Khan’s call for substantive debt relief

The UN called Thursday for a global debt deal, including the creation of an international body to oversee "substantive debt relief" to prevent an economic...
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UN warns Israel not to annex parts of the West Bank

The UN's special Middle East envoy, Nickolay Mladenov, on Thursday warned Israel not to annex parts of the West Bank, saying such a move...
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Coronavirus exposes the weaknesses in global health systems

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed "systemic weaknesses" in global health systems, the G20 said Monday, but there was no mention of Washington's contentious decision...
China

China is increasing geopolitical influence after US position falls

As President Donald Trump announces a halt in World Health Organization funding, accusing it of kowtowing to China over the coronavirus outbreak, Beijing is...
WHO

Has WHO chief failed to handle COVID-19 as Republicans demand his resignation?

Congressional Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump to condition US funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) on the resignation of its chief...
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UN accedes Imran Khan’s call for debt relief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has supported Prime Minister Imran Khan's call for a ‘Global Initiative on debt relief' to provide debt relief for the...
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Bill Gates shames Trump’s decision to cut WHO funding

The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced "regret" Wednesday at US President Donald Trump's suspension of funding for the UN agency over suspicions that it...
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Imran Khan emerging as the leader of developing world

Pakistan' PM Imran Khan, by raising demand of debt relief has emerged as a leader of the developing world.
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‘Epidemic of misinformation’ more dangerous than coronavirus: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday about a "dangerous epidemic of misinformation" surrounding the global coronavirus outbreak. "This is a time for science and...
North Korea

North Korea celebrates birth anniversary of founder by firing ‘short-range cruise missiles’

North Korea on Tuesday fired several suspected cruise missiles towards the sea, the South's military said. The "multiple projectiles" fired from Munchon in the east...
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WHO becomes a victim of US-China rift: Trump decides to reconsider funding

President Donald Trump on Friday said he will make an announcement next week on US funding to the World Health Organization, which he has...
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Women should be at the heart of reconstruction process: UN Secretary General

The United Nations called Thursday for women to be at the heart of economic reconstruction efforts as the world grapples with fallout from the...
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Did WHO & its Chief failed the world facing Corona Pandemic?

Has WHO failed to alert the world about the real dangers of Corona pandemic? Trump thinks Tedros Adhanom, WHO Chief, was protecting China
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1.25 billion workers may lose jobs due to virus crisis: Estimates UN

Some 1.25 billion workers are seeing their livelihoods threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning it was the "worst global...
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Women must be protected during virus lockdown: Urges UN Secretary General

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged governments to include the protection of women in their response to the deadly novel coronavirus pandemic as every...
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UN’s COP-26 climate summit postponed due to coronavirus

The UN's COP 26 climate change summit due to take place in the Scottish city of Glasgow in November has been postponed due to...
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Great Famine is Coming, thanks to corona: UN, WTO chiefs

The heads of three global agencies warned on Wednesday of a potential worldwide food shortage if authorities fail to manage the ongoing coronavirus crisis...
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How will developing countries deal with Coronavirus outbreak? UN answers

Developing countries, including Pakistan, will be hit hardest by the economic shock waves caused by the novel Coronavirus crisis that has shaken the world...
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UN requests $2.5 tn pandemic aid for developing states

The UN called for a $2.5-trillion aid package to help developing countries weather the COVID-19 pandemic, including debt cancellation and a health recovery "Marshal...
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China to help Pakistan in setting up of hospital, UNHCR also pledges support

China's Kunming University of Science and Technology has announced to set up a hospital in Lahore for prevention from corona and conducting research on...
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Coronavirus: UN hails ceasefires and resolutions by insurgents

The United Nations on Thursday hailed armed groups heeding its call for a ceasefire during the coronavirus crisis, as Security Council and General Assembly members...
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US puts NEW sanctions on Iran, despite calls for relief

The US Treasury Department has slapped fresh sanctions on Iran, accusing several Iranian firms of aiding terrorism. Meanwhile, Tehran and the UN have called...
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A new Great Depression in the offing: World leaders will hold crisis talks

World leaders are to hold online crisis talks Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic that has forced three billion people into lockdown and claimed more...
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Prisoners must be released to avoid Coronavirus contagion: UN

Countries must protect people held in overcrowded prisons and other enclosed facilities from the new coronavirus pandemic by releasing vulnerable detainees, the UN rights...
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Greta Thunberg possibly got coronavirus?

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said Tuesday that it was "extremely likely" that she had contracted the new coronavirus, after experiencing several symptoms following a trip to...
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COVID-19 Spread In Gaza Tied to Mass Religious Gathering In Pakistan

First two confirmed coronavirus patients in Gaza attended a conference with 250,000 Muslims in Pakistan last month that went ahead contrary to government advice,...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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