GENEVA, March 22 (Bernama) -- The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council adopted on Friday a draft resolution on strengthening UN presence in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory, Anadolu Agency reported.
WELLINGTON, March 22 (Bernama) -- The New Zealand Police are investigating death threats sent to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on social media, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting local media on Friday.
MOSCOW, March 22 (Bernama) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday that the United States will violate the United Nations (UN) decisions in case Washington unilaterally recognises Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Sputnik news agency reported, quoting the ministry’s spokeswoman.
LONDON, March 22 (Bernama) -- A national petition to the British Parliament calling for Brexit to be cancelled received more than two million signatures by Thursday night, Xinhua news agency reported.
ISTANBUL, March 22 (Bernama) -- Members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) gathered in Istanbul on Friday to discuss last week's terrorist attacks in New Zealand and the fight against Islamophobia, Anadolu Agency reported.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, March 22 (Bernama) -- Brunei has earmarked 1.65 billion Brunei dollars (US$1.2 billion) for the development of new oil and gas fields and the acceleration of exploration activities this year as it sets its sights on increasing petroleum production by 30 per cent over the next five years, Xinhua news agency reported.
By Manik Mehta
FRANKFURT, March 22 (Bernama) -- Though the entire Asia-Pacific region is inherently replete with growth potential, the chairman of Lufthansa-Cargo also sees “considerable growth potential” in the ASEAN region.