BRICS against attempts to interfere in sovereign affairs – Lavrov

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on BRICS against attempts to interfere in sovereign affairs – Lavrov 

MOSCOW, Oct. 27 — BRICS countries stand for the boosting of the United Nation's key role in global affairs and oppose any attempts to solve problems by exerting power or pressure, including by the use of unilateral sanctions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

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Millions of children in Yemen face disease, malnutrition risks: UNICEF

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Millions of children in Yemen face disease, malnutrition risks: UNICEF 

GENEVA, June 30 — The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said the ongoing conflict in Yemen is having a devastating impact on the country's health system, and exposing millions of children to the threat of preventable diseases.

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Number of displaced in Libya totals 434,000 — UNHCR

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Number of displaced in Libya totals 434,000 — UNHCR 

TRIPOLI, July 1 — The number of people displaced within Libya has almost doubled from an estimated 230,000 last September to more than 434,000 amid escalating fighting this year, a statement of UN High Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.

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Italy's Renzi urges EU's comprehensive policy towards Africa to tackle migrant trafficking

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Italy's Renzi urges EU's comprehensive policy towards Africa to tackle migrant trafficking 

By Alessandra Cardone

ROME, April 23 (PNA/Xinhua) — Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Wednesday urged Europe to consider a comprehensive policy towards Africa which he said is crucial to solve migrant trafficking at its roots.

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U.S. returns ancient artifacts to Egypt

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. returns ancient artifacts to Egypt 

WASHINGTON, April 23 — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Wednesday returned dozens of illegally smuggled ancient artifacts to Egypt, including a Greco-Roman style Egyptian coffin.

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At least 30 killed in car bombs in eastern Libya

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on At least 30 killed in car bombs in eastern Libya 

TRIPOLI, Feb. 20 — At least 30 people were killed and 30 others injured on Friday when three car bombs exploded simultaneously in the eastern Libyan city of Al-Gubba, according to security sources and witnesses.

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At least 30 killed in car bombs in eastern Libya

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on At least 30 killed in car bombs in eastern Libya 

TRIPOLI, Feb. 20 — At least 30 people were killed and 30 others injured on Friday when three car bombs exploded simultaneously in the eastern Libyan city of Al-Gubba, according to security sources and witnesses.

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UNICEF concern over devastated conditions of Syrian children

January 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNICEF concern over devastated conditions of Syrian children 

GENEVA, Jan 14 — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday highlighted the devastated living conditions of Syrian children affected by the conflict in the country.

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Italian rescuers save abandoned ship with 450 migrants on board

January 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Italian rescuers save abandoned ship with 450 migrants on board 

MOSCOW, Jan. 2 — Italian rescuers boarded a merchant ship, with as many as 450 migrants, lost in rough waters off the coast southeast of Italy, the BBC reports.

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Chicago agricultural commodities close lower

December 31, 2014 by · Comments Off on Chicago agricultural commodities close lower 

CHICAGO, Dec. 31 — Chicago Board of Trade agricultural commodities closed lower on Tuesday with all three major commodities falling.

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