INDEPENDENT NEWS

Latest World Headlines

Enoch Powell: Blood Speeches and Anniversaries

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 03:32 PM
“What struck me re-reading it, and thinking back to how I felt at the time, was how in a way the ghost of Enoch Powell still stalks British politics.” Lord Hain , BBC, April 15, 2018 Read more...

A new bond with nature is goal of UN’s Mother Earth Day

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 12:06 PM
Harmony with Nature – living a better quality of life while minimizing the use of toxic materials and preserving natural resources – was the focus of the International Mother Earth Day celebration Monday at the United Nations. Read more...

UN chief condemns airstrikes on civilians in Yemen

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 10:25 AM
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a prompt, effective and transparent investigation into recent airstrikes on civilians in Yemen, which claimed at least 50 lives, including children, and injured many others. Read more...

APEC, Business Pursue Bold Trade Actions for Changing Times

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018 05:56 PM
Faced with increasing protectionism and digital disruption in global trade, officials from APEC member economies and the Asia-Pacific business community are preparing bold actions to equip the world’s growth engine for change. Read more...

Outrage and ‘revulsion’ voiced by UN over suicide attack

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018 12:39 PM
A suicide attack on a voter-registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul which left at least 30 dead on Sunday, has been condemned by the United Nations mission in the country, UNAMA. Read more...

Guterres hails predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018 11:41 AM
Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday described his predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld as his “fundamental inspiration,” who should be regarded as the “central reference” point for the whole United Nations ideal today. Read more...

Secretary-General on Afghanistan

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018 11:16 AM
The Secretary-General strongly condemns today’s attack on a voter registration centre in Kabul which claimed the lives of many civilians. Read more...

CTBTO on North Korea

Published: Sun 22 Apr 2018 11:46 AM
Statement by Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Vienna, 21 April 2018 Read more...

‘We need accountability’ to end crime of chemical weapons

Published: Sun 22 Apr 2018 11:44 AM
‘We need accountability’ to end the crime of chemical weapons use in Syria, says Guterres Read more...

Tehran’s Syria-Lebanon project is collapsing the Rial

Published: Sat 21 Apr 2018 01:24 PM
“Leave Syria, think about us!” and “No to Yemen! No to Lebanon and Hezbollah! Our lives for Iran!” are among graffiti sentiments scrawled across Tehran. The campaign is being led by students, unemployed workers, and other detractors of Iran’s ... Read more...
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media