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2016 was hottest year ever recorded: UN weather agency

climate action planUnited Nations : The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, the UN weather agency said, highlighting new records in indicators [...]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Highlights,Sci-Tech,Topnews,World | Read More »

270,000 dead, 4.7m refugees: Syria’s war in numbers

Syria     Beirut : Syria’s war has killed more than a quarter of a million people, uprooted over half the population and left much of the country in ruins since [...]

March 11th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

UNHCR to get 2015 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace

Indira Gandhi's birth anniversaryNew Delhi : Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2015 will be awarded to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, it was announced [...]

November 19th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

UN evacuates 100 Muslims from C Africa capital

evacuationThe United Nations has evacuated almost 100 Muslims from the capital of the crisis-torn Central African Republic to ‘save their lives’ [...]

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »