Thursday, 18 April 2019 15:05
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia will host the15th annual Summit of Group 20 leaders in November next year. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will chair the summit, which will be held on 21-22 Novemberin the capital city of Riyadh.
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 11:35
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 10:44
THE City’s Draft 2019/2020 Budget of R50.8 billion has been tabled at a Full Council meeting held on 28 March at the Durban City Hall. The budget will be taken to the community for their input and suggestions and will then be adopted at the end of May.
Monday, 15 April 2019 16:09
The Chinese government has drawn wide international condemnation for its harsh crackdown on ethnic Muslims in its western region, including holding as many as a million of them in detention camps.
Monday, 15 April 2019 14:56
High-ranking former European politicians have condemned the Trump administration’s one-sided Israel-Palestine policy and called in a letter for Europe to reject any US Middle East peace plan unless it is fair to Palestinians.
Friday, 12 April 2019 14:53
In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such poisonous language in politics, media and social media,” directed towards refugees, migrants and foreigners.
Friday, 12 April 2019 11:10
TUNIS: Thousands of copies of the Holy Qur’an have been handed out to visitors flocking to the Kingdom’s pavilion at the 35th Tunis International Book Fair.
Thursday, 11 April 2019 10:26
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege.
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 12:42
UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned on the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) force, which closed the city's only functioning civilian airport.
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:37
FINES worth about R76 000 were issued to businesses during a blitz recently. Expired and counterfeit goods were also confiscated during the operation, which was a lead up to World Consumer Rights Day that was held on 15 March.
Thursday, 04 April 2019 16:02
More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections that can turn deadly if not washed or flushed, away.
Thursday, 04 April 2019 15:39
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers on Wednesday faulted the Trump administration for failing so far to impose sanctions over China’s alleged human rights abuses against its Muslim minority and called for punitive measures against a senior Communist Party official and Chinese companies.
Thursday, 28 March 2019 10:41
Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday,