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China: 10 missing after freighter sinks near Shanghai

In China, ten people are missing after a freighter sank off in east coast near Shanghai early today.

Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Center said there were thirteen people overboard. Only three of them have been rescued.

Source: Radio Pakistan…

UNSC imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

UN Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan to revitalise the peace process.

A US-drafted resolution won the minimum nine votes needed while six member states abstained.

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley said adoption of resolution …

UNSC imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

UN Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan to revitalise the peace process.

A US-drafted resolution won the minimum nine votes needed while six member states abstained.

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley said adoption of resolution …

Palestinians blast UN relief agency’s downsizing plans

Dozens of Palestinians and employees of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) demonstrated outside the UNRWA’s Gaza headquarters on Thursday to protest planned reductions to the agency’s services.

Established in 1949, UNRWA provides essential services to …

Palestinians blast UN relief agency’s downsizing plans

Dozens of Palestinians and employees of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) demonstrated outside the UNRWA’s Gaza headquarters on Thursday to protest planned reductions to the agency’s services.

Established in 1949, UNRWA provides essential services to …

Afghan ambassador hopes for direct talks between government, opposition soon

Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sayed Jalal Karim expressed the hope that direct negotiations between the Afghan government and opposition will begin soon, in response to the calls of Muslim scholars and the recommendations of the International Ulema Conference for …