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More than 1,000 queue for food in rich Geneva amid virus shutdown

05 May, 2020 8:38 pm 8:38 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – More than 1,000 people queued up on Saturday to get free food parcels in Geneva, underscoring the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the working poor and undocumented immigrants even in wealthy Switzerland. The line of people stretched for more than 1 km (half a mile) outside an ice rink where volunteers … Read More

PM, Imran Khan, reaches, Geneva, co-convene, First Global Refugee Forum

PM Imran Khan reaches Geneva to co-convene First Global Refugee Forum

12 December, 2019 10:10 am 10:10 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday arrived in Geneva, Switzerland to co-convene the First Global Refugee Forum. Prime Minister Imran Khan will articulate Pakistan’s perspective, experience and contribution to the Afghan refugees. Upon his arrival, he was received by Permanent Representative of Pakistan to UN Geneva, Ambassador Khalil Hashmi, Representatives of … Read More

Syrian, talks, reconvene, Geneva, Nov 25, UN envoy

Syrian talks to reconvene in Geneva on Nov 25: UN envoy

11 November, 2019 6:50 pm 6:50 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – A UN envoy concluded an opening round of talks on the political future of Syria on Friday meant to bring political reconciliation after 8-1/2 years of war, saying they went better than expected and would reconvene later this month. Acknowledging that discussions were sometimes “very painful” Geir Pedersen said the delegates to … Read More

FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi raise voice rights of Kashmiri every forum Geneva

FM vows to raise voice for rights of Kashmiris at every forum

09 September, 2019 11:37 am 11:37 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has vowed to raise voice for the rights of Kashmiri people at every forum. He said while talking to the journalists at Islamabad airport on his return from a three day successful visit to Geneva. On the arrival of Shah Mehmood Qureshi, a large crowd … Read More

FM, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Geneva, present, case, Kashmiris

FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi reaches Geneva to present case of innocent Kashmiri...

09 September, 2019 7:43 pm 7:43 pm

GENEVA (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday reached Geneva to present the case of innocent Kashmiris at the 42nd session of UN Human Rights Council. Talking to the media, the foreign minister said that the meeting of UN Human Rights Council will start today. “The statement of High Commissioner for Human … Read More

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FM leaves for Geneva to present case of Kashmiris

09 September, 2019 9:56 am 9:56 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmod Qureshi on Monday left for Geneva to present the case of Kashmiris at the 42nd session of UN Human Rights Council. Shah Mehmood Qureshi will represent Pakistan at the 42nd session of UN Human Rights Council beginning in Geneva. The session will continue for three weeks. … Read More

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PM condemns India’s attack across LoC, asks UNSC to take notice

08 August, 2019 5:24 pm 5:24 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Sunday condemned India’s attack on civilian population along the Line of Control (LoC) and called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to take note of the international threat to peace and security. The prime minister took his twitter and said, “I condemn India’s attack … Read More

Afghan president forms team to negotiate peace with Taliban

11 November, 2018 2:30 pm 2:30 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has formed a 12-strong negotiating team to seek a peace agreement that would include the Taliban in a democratic and inclusive society that respects the rights of women, he told a U.N. conference on Wednesday. “I’m pleased to announce today that after several months of intensive consultation with … Read More

EU announces US$535m package for Afghanistan in Geneva

11 November, 2018 8:00 am 8:00 am

GENEVA, Switzerland (Web Desk) – The European Union has announced a financial package worth US$535 for Afghanistan during a two-day Afghan peace conference. The package will be spent on public sector reforms, healthcare, law enforcement and repatriation of refugees in Afghanistan. Pakistan, China, Russia, Iran other European countries are participating in the conference. “The EU … Read More

Afghan peace conference starts in Geneva today

11 November, 2018 10:19 am 10:19 am

GENEVA, Switzerland (92 News) – The Afghan peace conference will start in Geneva, Switzerland from today. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will not participate in the conference. However, a high-level delegation from Pakistan will participate in the conference. The objective of the conference is to speed up efforts to ensure the reconciliation process between the … Read More

Giant pink diamond from Christie’s a cut above the rest

09 September, 2018 9:35 am 9:35 am

LONDON (Reuters) – A pink diamond weighing in at almost 19 carats is set to go on tour before being auctioned in Geneva and could fetch a record price of between $30 million (£23 million) and $50 million, Christie’s auction house announced on Tuesday. The rectangular cut Pink Legacy is rated “vivid”, the highest rating … Read More

Ebola control measures seem to be working in Congo, WHO says

09 September, 2018 9:51 am 9:51 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – Efforts to halt an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo appear to be working, but substantial risks remain, the World Health Organization said . The outbreak has so far killed 77 people in Congo’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces among 116 cases. Fifteen of the cases were … Read More

Doctor in eastern Congo contracts Ebola in ‘dreaded’ scenario: ...

08 August, 2018 9:29 am 9:29 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – A doctor has become the first probable Ebola case in one of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s most violence-ridden and inaccessible zones, a scenario “we have all been dreading”, the World Health Organization said . Since the outbreak erupted on Aug. 1, 103 confirmed and probable cases of Ebola have been … Read More