Save the Children International chief executive officer yesterday said the international community, the United Nations and the UN Security Council must continue giving attention to the Rohingya crisis, even in the coming weeks and months to find a solution to it.
Sri Lanka will continue to work with the United Nations (UN) and other institutions by aligning the government’s policy strategy with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets to be achieved by 2030, Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said.
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the broader leftist electoral alliance and unification after the elections would be a threat to democracy in Nepal. Deuba said safeguarding democracy is the main challenge of the hour referring to the leftist alliance.
An impeachment complaint will be filed before the House of Representatives against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales next month, according to lawyer Manuelito Luna.
A ban on the sale of firecrackers does not appear to have done much good to the national capital, as the air quality data released yesterday showed pollutant and particulate matter levels similar to the post-Diwali period last year.
The Philippines is preparing to declare the end of fighting in a southern city seized for five months by pro-Islamic State rebels, a top military commander said yesterday, as troops continued a phased withdrawal from the devastated lakeside city.