United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed alarm at the leakage of radioactive material from a concrete dome built to contain waste from atomic bomb tests by the United States amd France during the Cold War.
Speaking at one of Sunni Islam’s most prestigious universities, the United Nations chief warns about the unbridled spread of Islamophobia across the international community, weeks after a shocking terror attack that killed dozens of Muslim worshipers at two mosques in New Zealand.
A fresh wave of heavy downpours and flash floods is expected to hit a number of provinces in Iran within the next couple of days, officials have warned, as relief efforts by the government and armed forces are still underway in the areas struck by the recent flooding.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on Saudi authorities to release a group of women's rights activists, whom were detained in last year’s crackdown and are being held for nearly a year without charge.
European Council President Donald Tusk has suggested Britain could delay its withdrawal from the European Union amid increasing concerns about a hard Brexit on March 29 that could seriously harm businesses and affect jobs in the country and in the EU.
Press TV’s chief says the Iranian English-language news network will take any necessary legal action to secure the release of its anchorwoman, Marzieh Hashemi, who has been imprisoned in Washington on unspecified charges, holding the US responsible for her health.
A report has revealed that Israel’s former Military Intelligence Director Major General Aviv Kochavi once advocated toppling the incumbent Syrian government and even proposed the assassination of President Bashar al-Assad over his staunch support for the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement.
Former Irish president and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, has landed herself in a controversy over accusations that she acted as a “pawn” of the United Arab Emirates by posing for pictures with a princess who was forcibly returned home after fleeing the Persian Gulf state.
Outgoing United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis has rejected an appeal made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to approve an Israeli sale of US-manufactured F-16 fighter jets, a report says.