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2,240 Ebola cases registered in West Africa UN

Aug 20, 2014

2,240 Ebola cases registered in West Africa UN

During August 14-16, a total of 113 new cases of Ebola virus disease as well as 84 deaths were reported from Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, WHO said. #United Nations #WHO #Africa #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Guinea
Iraq unrest Obama lauds recapturing of Mosul Dam

Aug 19, 2014

Iraq unrest Obama lauds recapturing of Mosul Dam

US President Barack Obama has said the recapturing of the strategic Mosul dam in Northern Iraq by Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by the US air-strikes, is a major step forward in the fight against the Sunni militant group. #United Nations #Iraq #Mosul #Violence in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Iraq crisis #IS
Iraq unrest Obama keen on long-term combat strategy against ISIL

Aug 19, 2014

Iraq unrest Obama keen on long-term combat strategy against ISIL

US President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to pursue a long -term strategy to turn the tide against the Islamic State (IS), as Iraqi and Kurdish forces retook the Mosul Dam from the group under US air cover. #United Nations #Iraq #Mosul #Violence in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Iraq crisis #IS
We are all the same, work hard and campaign to become a leader Malala

Aug 19, 2014

We are all the same, work hard and campaign to become a leader Malala

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai told more than 500 young people on Monday that they should start working right now to change the world. #World #United Nations #Taliban #Afghanistan #Education #UN #TheySaidIt #Ban Ki-moon #SWAT #teenager #Malala Yousafzai #pakistani #Millenium Development Goals

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Aug 19, 2014

Ebola scare prompts UAE airline to disinfect plane

THE NATIONAL airline of the United Arab Emirates said Monday it has disinfected one of its planes after health authorities there announced that a Nigerian woman who died after flying to the capital, Abu Dhabi, may have been infected with the Ebola vi...
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Aug 19, 2014

R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...

One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington Univer... #Washington, D.C. #Corcoran Gallery of Art
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Aug 18, 2014

Baidu partners with U.N. to tackle e-waste in China

Chinese search engine Baidu and the United Nations Development Program are hoping to streamline the recycling of e-waste in China with a new app that can help users easily sell their old electronics for cash. The Web-based app called “Baidu Recycle S... #China #United Nations Development Program