In a packed General Assembly hall, the public repeatedly chanted "Women's rights are human rights" to officially launch UN Women, the newest UN organ fabricated to advocate gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Japan's population has seen the slowest growth since 1920, standing at 128,056,026 as of October 1, 2010, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said Friday.
Japan's population has seen the slowest growth since 1920, standing at 128,056,026 as of October 1, 2010.
Forces loyal to Muammar Gadhafi launched a counter-attack on Thursday as rebels threatened the Libyan leader's grip on power.
Distributor says strong demand in China fuels growth in Asia.
Rescuers toiled for a fourth day among the ruins of New Zealand's quake-ravaged city of Christchurch on Friday.
Space shuttle Discovery blasted off for the last time on Thursday, carrying six astronauts and a load of supplies, spare parts and a robot for the International Space Station.
Google Inc. asked a Swiss court Thursday to lift curbs on its Street View service that have prevented the Internet search giant from updating the popular ground-level pictures in Switzerland for more than a year.
New Zealand police confirmed that 98 people are now known to have died in Christchurch on Tuesday while 226 people remain missing.
Rescuers broadened their search of collapsed buildings in New Zealand's quake-shattered city of Christchurch on Thursday.
Heavy gunfire broke out in Libya's capital on Wednesday as forces loyal to Muammar Gadhafi opened fire in the streets.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the violent crackdown in Libya violated international norms.