He came at invitation of WCC, created in 1948, groups 350 Protestant, Orthodox, Anglican churches from more than 100 countries.
21 Jun 2018 5:01 PM
According to report, there were 197,146 refugees at end of 2017 in India, 10,519 asylum seekers with pending cases.
20 Jun 2018 7:41 PM
Report showed 16.2 mn people were freshly displaced in 2017 which equates to 44,500 being displaced everyday, 1 person every 2 seconds.
19 Jun 2018 4:46 PM
The 'zero-tolerance' border security policy implemented by President Donald Trump's administration has sparked global outrage.
18 Jun 2018 3:11 PM
The UN urged Pak to end its 'misuse' of anti-terror legislation to persecute peaceful activists and quash dissent.
14 Jun 2018 2:24 PM
‘Why is Pakistan allowed to infringe international law and make a mockery of this august institution?’
10 Mar 2018 1:35 PM
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein and other UN rights officials have focused significant attention on Duterte's controversial drug war.
09 Mar 2018 5:39 PM
North Korea accused the United States of seeking to aggravate the situation on the divided peninsula by ‘deploying large nuclear assets’.
07 Feb 2018 4:25 PM
N Korea is developing missile and nuclear technology amid regular threats to destroy the US and Japan and in defiance of UNSC resolutions.
23 Jan 2018 8:51 PM
Trump questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as 'shithole countries'.
12 Jan 2018 5:39 PM
India said it had changed its rules to conform with the ruling and that a US claim for punitive trade sanctions was groundless.
09 Jan 2018 10:20 AM
If India is found not to have complied, Washington could ask the WTO for permission to impose trade sanctions on India.
20 Dec 2017 6:43 PM
Russia intervened in Syria's devastating conflict in 2015, providing aerial and ground support for government forces.
14 Dec 2017 1:27 PM
The talks have achieved little through seven previous rounds that began in 2016, but there are hopes that progress will be made this time.
30 Nov 2017 5:57 PM
The call for an immediate end to the sanctions comes as US President Donald Trump sets off on a trip to Asia.
04 Nov 2017 11:29 AM
The girl managed to get into a plane, was spotted by an official, stopped, and handed over to police.
01 Nov 2017 11:39 AM
Switzerland has often played the role of go-between for countries at odds with one another.
26 Oct 2017 3:09 PM
Qatar has asked WTO to set up a panel to arbitrate its complaint against Gulf neighbours.
13 Oct 2017 6:01 PM
Government reports confirmed the military use of four schools by security forces in that region for several weeks, the report said.
07 Oct 2017 4:43 PM
Witnesses and survivors previously said that the overturned vessel was just metres from the coast in rough waters.
29 Sep 2017 3:31 PM