UNITED NATIONS, July 14 (APP): The Security Council Monday adopted resolution aimed at increasing access to civilians in difficult-to-reach areas in Syria by authorizing the delivery of assistance across borders and conflict lines, as the situation deteriorated in that war-torn country.
NEW YORK, July 14 (APP): The two Afghan presidential candidates
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdulllah Abdullah—have agreed to reshape
the entire government system, gradually creating an empowered prime minister post nearly a decade after the U.S. pushed a Constitution that enshrined most powers for the president, The New York Times reported Monday.
July 14 (APP): Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai has called
for a collective international effort to ensure girls worldwide get an
education, as she drew attention to the plight of 66 million out of
school girls as well as those who suffer in conflict zones.
NATIONS, July 14 (APP): Top U.N. official in Afghanistan has hailed the
efforts by the country’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) to start
the implementation of an audit plan to help resolve concerns over the
results of the presidential run-off poll.
UNITED NATIONS, July 13 (APP): U.N. Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown has called for the world to show support for the kidnapped schoolgirls of Chibok, Nigeria, on July 22, which will be the 100th day of their captivity.