With this, the Americas became the first in the world to have eliminated measles, a viral disease that can cause severe health problems, including pneumonia, blindness, brain swelling and even death.
The deal was signed on the sidelines of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna.
DeLaurentis had been working at the new US embassy in Havana, which opened since 2014.
On the other hand, Government of Indian has also appointed 1988-batch IFS officer Taranjit Singh Sandhu as the next High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka. He will replace Yash Sinha.
The drills are being conducted at the Pakistan Army’s High Altitude School at Rattu in Gilgit-Baltistan and at a special forces training centre at Cherat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Earlier, the Justice against Sponsors of Terrorism Act was passed by both the chambers of the Republican controlled Congress.
The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty bans all nuclear explosions for both civilian and military purposes.
As per the agreement, Hekmatyar will be granted amnesty for his offences and the prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami will be released by the government.
The fund will help develop the first key 800-km section of the planned 2500-km East Coast Economic Corridor which is expected to spur development on India's eastern coast and enable seamless trade links with other parts of South and Southeast Asia.
The report is based on data from 2014 and measures the World Economic Freedom (WEF) Index by analysing the policies and institutions of 159 countries and territories.
The adoption of the New York Declaration means that more children can attend school; more workers can securely seek jobs abroad.
President Putin’s United Russia party secured 343 seats of the total 450 in Duma, the lower house of Parliament.
Compared with previous years, the 2016 drill focused more on confrontational capacity such as surface warships, submarines and land-based defences. Use of an advanced command system made communication between the two navies smoother.
The agreements were inked during four-day-visit of Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda to India.
The new marine preserve will be known as the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. It will protect 12725 square km of ecosystems encompassing three underwater canyons deeper than the Grand Canyon, and four underwater mountains.
The project envisages gift of equipment and tools such as grub hoes, bicycles, life jackets and sewing machines, to the fishing and farming communities in Hambantota district.
This pact has elevated US aid to Israel from current 3.1 billion dollars a year to 3.8 billion dollars.
The two nations signed the extradition treaty, agreement on cooperation in civil and commercial matters and the MoU on Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.
The agreement was reached after talks between Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Chinese premier Li Keqiang in Beijing.
Two electric minibuses with a capacity of 15 passengers each are now operating a 10-minute route with five stops in the city centre at an average speed of 10 Kilometres per hour.
The joint funding stream will be established under the South-East Asia Regional Health Emergency Fund (SEARHEF).
As per the policy, the government will enter into an Open Sky Air Services Agreement on a reciprocal basis with SAARC nations as well as countries with territory located entirely beyond a 5000 kilometre radius from New Delhi.
The United Nations Charter was signed on 26 June 1945 in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organisation.
With this, India became the first country to be officially acknowledged as being yaws-free. The elimination of tetanus as a public health problem means that the annual rate of maternal and neonatal tetanus in India is now less than 1 per 1000 live births.
The report titled Uprooted: The growing crisis for refugee and migrant children states that millions of children are still migrating in the hope of finding a better, safer life.
Iran downgraded its relations with the UK in November 2011 after stronger international sanctions were imposed on it.
Sri Lanka’s anti-malaria campaign adjusted its strategy to intensively target the parasite after the malaria cases jumped in the 1970s and the 1980s and the 1990s. Sri Lanka is the second country in the WHO South-East Asia Region to eliminate malaria after Maldives.
PM Modi was on an official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Vietnam.
The agreement on Maritime Transport would help the two nations to step-up co-operation on the seas not only in terms of maritime commerce but also in transit of naval vessels.
His appointment came following the removal of Dilma Rousseff from the office through the Senators' voting. Senators voted 61-20 to convict Rousseff for illegally using money from state banks to boost public spending.