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Strengthening India-US relation will be my major focus: Nikki Haley

United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said she aims at exploring multiple ways to take India-US opportunities forward.

published on : 27th June 2018

India rubbishes Pak attempt to legitimise terrorism under the cover of self-determination in J&K

India said, Human Rights Council cannot ignore Pakistan's attempt to legitimise terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir

published on : 26th June 2018

One UN peacekeeper killed, seven wounded in Central Africa ambush

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the attack. 

published on : 5th June 2018

UN Security Council to hold meeting on North Korea's missile launch

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday condemned the launch of a ballistic missile of intercontinental range.

published on : 5th July 2017

ISIS terror: 163 killed, several others missing in Mosul, says United Nations

The UN human rights chief suspects that civilians might have killed while fleeing Iraq's western Mosul on June 1.     

published on : 6th June 2017

UN warns against 'abrupt funding cuts' stemming from upcoming US budget proposals

The United Nations on Thursday warned that its operations could suffer if the United States were to slash funding to the world body as called for in President Donald Trump's first budget proposal.

published on : 16th March 2017

Pakistan, Afghanistan fare better than India on women's representation in parliament

The percentage of women in parliaments worldwide barely ticked up from 22.6 per cent in 2015 to 23.3 per cent in 2016. India's percentage is about half the world tally, and is ranked at a dismal 148.

published on : 16th March 2017

Hafiz Saeed enjoying de-facto kingly status in Pakistan: Baloch activist to UN 

Gilgit-Baltistan activist Abdul Hamid Khan has conveyed to the United Nations that Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed is a “highly respected” terrorist in Pakistan.

published on : 16th March 2017

The world facing largest humanitarian crisis since 1945 with over 20 million starving: UN chief     

Stephen O'Brien told the U.N. Security Council that "without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death" and "many more will suffer and die from disease."

published on : 11th March 2017

Headlines over Amal Clooney baby bump earn backlash

Social media users are criticising the tweet by Time which captioned a picture of Amal Clooney with "Amal Clooney shows off her baby bump at the United Nations".

published on : 11th March 2017

United Nations chief mulls talking to India, Pakistan officials on Kashmir

Antonio Guterres is mulling the option of talking to senior official and will see how things can be improved on the ground.

published on : 10th March 2017

China considering India's proposal to ban Masood Azhar

India has been seeking to blacklist Azhar, the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief, after Pakistani terrorists attacked the airbase at Pathankot in Punjab on January 2 last year.

published on : 7th March 2017

India calls for early adoption of anti-terror convention by United Nations

In an obvious reference to Pakistan, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said India has been a victim of "proxy war" for several decades.

published on : 6th March 2017

Russia's ambassador to United Nations, Vitaly Churkin dies in NYC at 64

He had recently made Russia's views heard on the conflict in its close ally Syria.

published on : 21st February 2017

Recent Kashmir 'flare-up' threatened regional peace: Pakistan

The country's envoy to the UN said the denial of the right to self-determination to the Kashmiris led to the recent flare-up.

published on : 18th February 2017
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