United Nations, Feb 22 (IANS) The immunity against prosecution for the UN Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) staff accused of harassment in India can only be lifted by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the allegations do not involve sexual abuse, his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric clarified on Wednesday.
Barcelona, Feb 22 (IANS) Global chip-maker Qualcomm Technologies and Microsoft have collaborated with leading retailers from across the world to offer new "always connected" Windows 10 PCs powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC Platform.
Havana, Feb 22 (IANS) Democrat lawmakers have slammed US President Donald Trump's stance towards Cuba saying that his administration's decision to reverse the thawing of relations with Havana was a mistake.
Lima, Feb 22 (IANS) At least 44 people were killed and 24 others injured when a bus skidded off the road and plunged into a river in Peru's Arequipa region, authorities said.
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump met survivors and families of the victims that were killed in the Florida school shooting and suggested that teachers and staff members should be provided with arms to avert such massacres, the media reported.
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump, will lead the US delegation to attend the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea on Sunday, the White House has said.
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) The US economic growth rate will increase to 3.1 per cent in 2018 and remain above 3 per cent through 2020, according to President Donald Trump's first official economic report to Congress.
Brasilia, Feb 22 (IANS) Brazil President Michel Temer has denied through his spokesperson Alexandre Parola, that the federal state of emergency declared about public safety in Rio de Janeiro had any political motivations.
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has urged the British government to act swiftly to "offer more clarity" about its plans for Brexit, saying that "the clock is ticking".
Caracas, Feb 22 (IANS) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has proposed holding a "mega-election" after the opposition coalition said it would boycott a planned presidential poll in April.
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS) Russia will hedge against the risks in the defence industry market caused by unfair competition of the US, the Kremlin has said.
Lima, Feb 22 (IANS) At least 30 people have been killed and 17 others injured after a passenger bus overturned and plunged into a ravine in Peru's Arequipa region, officials said.
Milan, Feb 22 (IANS/AKI) There is no contradiction between a belief in Europe and the protection of national interests, Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday.
Sao Paulo, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign minister Angelino Alfano on Wednesday called Brazil "a strategic partner" for his country, saying he sought strong bilateral ties "on all the complex global issues".