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October 21, 2017

Category: World

Scourge of our planet is a small group of rogue regimes: Donald Trump

Newsroom24x7 Network United Nations, New York City: The US President Donald Trump said in his address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that the scourge of our planet today is a small group of rogue regimes that violate every principle on which the United Nations is based. They respect neither their own citizens nor

UN: Crisis talk to reform a labyrinthian institution

Lalit Shastri It has been observed that many who are responsible for carrying out the mandate of a UN subsidiary organ like the UNICEF have their own agenda. They dislike continuity and instead of carrying forward projects initiated by their predecessors, they prefer to pick a new agenda when they have the opportunity so that

London Terror attack: Threat level is critical

Newsroom24x7 Network London: British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the decision to raise the national threat level from severe to critical following Friday’s terrorist attack in London. A crude home-made bomb exploded during rush-hour in commuter train in London engulfing a carriage in flames. Twenty-nine persons have been injured. The blast occured as the

Ruler of Dubai orders emergency airlift of relief supplies to Haiti

Newsroom24x7 Network Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai ordered an emergency airlift of relief supplies to Haiti, severely affected by Hurricane Irma. Following HH Sheikh Mohammed’s order in response to a request from the United Nations World Food Programme and UNHRD

Monster storm Irma heads toward Florida

Newsroom24x7 Network Florida: Hurricane Irma is sweeping through the Turks and Caicos Islands and approaching the Bahamas and northern Cuba (Miami Herald) as it continues toward South Florida, which expects it to make landfall by early Sunday. The storm, which was downgraded to category four on Friday, has caused at least a dozen deaths throughout

US Diplomatic Security: “Cinderella Story” busts human trafficking Network

Newsroom24x7 Network New York City/Seoul: Operation Cinderella Story, a United States Diplomatic Security Service (or DSS) -initiated and -led criminal investigation has dismantled a transnational human trafficking criminal network operating in the Republic of Korea and the New York City area. The criminal enterprise laundered millions of dollars in illicit proceeds from secret New York

Australian lamb ad: Hindus declare it offensive and racist

Newsroom24x7 Network Sydney/Melbourne/New Delhi: Hindus are raging and have dubbed a controversial ad depicting Hindu God Ganesha promoting Australian lamb with the tagline -You never lamb alone – as most offensive, insensitive and racist. The despicable ad, released by the Meat and Livestock Australia, shows religious deities sharing a lamb barbecue. It has stirred the

BRICS declaration: Leaders express concern on the security situation; Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad named as terror outfits

Newsroom24x7 Network Xiamen: The Xiamen Declaration adopted by consensus at the BRICS Summit here today expresses concern on the security situation in the region and violence caused by the Taliban, ISIL/DAISH, Al-Qaida and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, TTP and Hizb ut-Tahrir. The Leaders of the

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