WTO pointed out that "the 2.8 per cent rise in world trade in 2014 barely exceeded the increase in world GDP for the year
Calling for a pre-emptive ban on the killer robots at a UN conference, NGOs and activists have said that the fully autonomous weapons could be as lethal as a nuclear bomb and could change the face of
Anaesthetic gases used to carry out smooth surgeries are accumulating in the Earth’s atmosphere, where they are contributing to climate change, a new study has warned.
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s biggest and most powerful particle accelerator, has been re-started after it was shut down for two years to receive an upgrade that almost doubled its powe
The 47-member UN Human Rights Council on Saturday adopted a resolution on the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination with 45 countries, including India, voting in its favour.
Wars in Syria and Iraq drove the number of people requesting asylum in industrialised countries to a 22-year high in 2014, the United Nations said on Thursday, appealing for Western nations to open th
Israel’s representative was conspicuously missing when the UN Human Rights Council started a special session Monday on the situation in the Palestinian territories and the 2014 Gaza conflict.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will agree to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, but only if he is given access to the investigation files, his defence has said.
ISIS jihadists appear to be committing genocide against the Yazidi minority in Iraq, UN investigators said on Thursday, calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice at the International Crimi
The Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest and most powerful particle collider, will resume operations for its second 3-year run this month amid hopes of uncovering the Universe’s best kept secret