Over a third of the world’s population is obese, a study published in the WHO bulletin has said while asserting that governments need to make the food supply healthier to reduce risk of problems linke
India for the first time on Friday abstained from voting on a resolution on Palestine adopted at the UN rights body that calls for accountability by parties involved in last year’s conflict in Gaza.
The United States has demanded the extradition of seven Fifa officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.
A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the United Nations said Wednesday
Sepp Blatter will not stand again for the Fifa presidency, he told a Swiss newspaper, but insisted he remained in charge of world football’s governing body.
The mighty lion, reclusive cave crabs and the world’s rarest sea lion are among nearly 23,000 species at risk of dying out, a top conservation body warned Tuesday.
Report decries ‘huge firepower’ used by Israel, says tunnels by Palestinian militants traumatised Israelis
A record 60 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide due to wars, persecution and conflict in 2014, an average of 42,500 individuals per day, enough to form the world’s 24th largest country, t
Fisticuffs broke out Thursday at a Geneva press conference by Yemeni rebels when their leader was attacked by a slipper-wielding woman and others accusing them of mass killings in the country’s south.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for an immediate humanitarian truce in Yemen as peace talks began in Geneva and a Saudi-led Arab coalition continued aerial bombardments of the ravaged country.