Geneva

'I'm worried', admits Djokovic as French Open build-up suffers new setback

World number one Novak Djokovic admitted he was "worried" about his French Open title defence after falling to 44th-ranked Czech Tomas Machac in the Geneva semi-finals on Friday.

India 'deeply concerned over violence in Rakhine'

India's permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, Rajiv K Chander, yesterday said New Delhi was deeply concerned about the

Kerry begins bid to end Syrian fighting

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva in an attempt to bolster a fragile, partial ceasefire in Syria.

Weasel halts most powerful machine on Earth

The largest scientific experiment goes offline because of a foreign intruder, reports CNN.

UN wants Bangladesh to protect secular activists

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has urged the Bangladesh government to take urgent, concerted measures to ensure the protection of all those being threatened by extremists 'operating in the country'.

FIFA approves 5 presidential candidates, Platini pending

FIFA approves five candidates to stand in February's vote to replace Sepp Blatter as president of world football's governing body, but Michel Platini has not yet made the list.

'Migration is the symptom' of despair: UN rights chief

UN rights chief says the multitude of migration crises facing the world are symptoms of a long line of brutal conflicts and rights violations.

US state secretary in Swiss hospital after bicycle crash

US Secretary of State John Kerry has been taken to hospital in Switzerland after a biking accident in the nearby French Alps.

UN experts condemn recent killings of bloggers in Bangladesh

Condemning recent killings of bloggers in Bangladesh, UN human rights experts warn that it is an alarming signal of deterioration of the space for freedom of expression.

May 24, 2024
May 24, 2024

'I'm worried', admits Djokovic as French Open build-up suffers new setback

World number one Novak Djokovic admitted he was "worried" about his French Open title defence after falling to 44th-ranked Czech Tomas Machac in the Geneva semi-finals on Friday.

September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017

India 'deeply concerned over violence in Rakhine'

India's permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, Rajiv K Chander, yesterday said New Delhi was deeply concerned about the

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Kerry begins bid to end Syrian fighting

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva in an attempt to bolster a fragile, partial ceasefire in Syria.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Weasel halts most powerful machine on Earth

The largest scientific experiment goes offline because of a foreign intruder, reports CNN.

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

UN wants Bangladesh to protect secular activists

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has urged the Bangladesh government to take urgent, concerted measures to ensure the protection of all those being threatened by extremists 'operating in the country'.

November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015

FIFA approves 5 presidential candidates, Platini pending

FIFA approves five candidates to stand in February's vote to replace Sepp Blatter as president of world football's governing body, but Michel Platini has not yet made the list.

June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

'Migration is the symptom' of despair: UN rights chief

UN rights chief says the multitude of migration crises facing the world are symptoms of a long line of brutal conflicts and rights violations.

May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015

US state secretary in Swiss hospital after bicycle crash

US Secretary of State John Kerry has been taken to hospital in Switzerland after a biking accident in the nearby French Alps.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

UN experts condemn recent killings of bloggers in Bangladesh

Condemning recent killings of bloggers in Bangladesh, UN human rights experts warn that it is an alarming signal of deterioration of the space for freedom of expression.

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

Fresh Syria talks to begin in Geneva

Fresh efforts to revive peace talks on Syria is due to begin in Geneva.

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