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UN General Assembly declares Crimea secession vote invalid

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 21:46

The UN General Assembly Thursday adopted a resolution reaffirming Ukraine`s territorial integrity and calling as "illegal" the referendum that led to Russia`s annexation of Crimea.

Umer Farooq invites UN General Assembly President to visit J&K

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 00:30

Moderate Hurriyat Conference headed by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq invited UN General Assembly President John Ashe to visit Jammu and Kashmir and take stock of human rights and political situation.

India calls for maintaining momentum on expansion of UNSC

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 21:31

India called for maintaining momentum on the expansion and reform of the UN Security Council, so that "clearly identifiable progress" could be made during the intergovernmental negotiations.

UNGA President to raise Italian marines issue with India

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10:13

UN General Assembly President John Ashe has informed Italy that he will try and raise with India the issue of the two Italian marines who are being tried for killing two Indian fishermen during his three-day visit that begins Wednesday.

World Wildlife Day: Celebrating wild fauna and flora!

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 09:29

Man`s interminable desire and greed has brought many wildlife species to the brink of extinction.

Five new nations join UNSC as members

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 07:21

Five new countries joined the UN Security Council (UNSC) as non-permanent members starting from the new year, while Jordan assumed Thursday the rotating presidency of the Council for January.

Palestinians cast first vote at UN Assembly

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 12:45

The Palestinians cast a UN General Assembly vote for the first time and claimed the moment as a new step in their quest for full recognition by the global body.

Five Indian-Americans score victories in US polls

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 12:02

At least five Indian-American candidates scored victories in Tuesday`s US polls with three of them becoming legislators in two states and two others winning elections to local bodies.

India dismisses Pak attempt to rake up Kashmir at UNGA

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 19:17

India has dismissed as "unwarranted" Pakistan`s attempt to rake up the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly.

U.N. approves network to monitor near-Earth objects

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 16:21

The U.N. General Assembly has reportedly set up an international network to monitor near-Earth objects and alter their trajectories to prevent impact.

German, Brazilian UN draft urges halt to excessive spying

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 09:15

Germany and Brazil circulated a draft resolution to a UN General Assembly committee that calls for an end to excessive electronic surveillance, data collection and other gross invasions of privacy.

188 nations back UN vote against US Cuba embargo

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 08:56

A record-equalling 188 countries on Tuesday backed an annual UN General Assembly vote condemning the five-decade-old US embargo against communist Cuba.