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U.S. envoy hits back at suggestion U.S. provoked North Korea

United States decision to deploy an advanced anti-missile defence system in South Korea had provoked recent ballistic missile tests by North Korea.

US, EU protest UN decision to bar groups from AIDS meet

US, EU protest UN decision to bar groups from AIDS meet

The high-level meeting is aimed at fast-tracking measures to end the HIV epidemic by 2030.

US warns of `catastrophic` Iraq Mosul dam collapse

The dam in northern Iraq was built on an unstable foundation that continuously erodes.

Iran deal compliance so far 'strong': US envoy

Washington's UN ambassador Samantha Power said today that compliance with the Iran nuclear deal was so far "strong", but warned Tehran was still helping fuel conflict and remained a threat.

US envoy says little achieved in UN meeting with Burundi president

The 15-member council, which arrived in Burundi`s lakeside capital Bujumbura on Thursday, met with President Pierre Nkurunziza in Gitega for more than two hours.

WANTED: Women to run for office of UN secretary-general

The election process for the next UN secretary-general that could see a woman ascend to the leadership of the world body has been launched with the promise of openness and universal involvement.

Need more women in peacekeeping: US ambassador to UN

Need more women in peacekeeping: US ambassador to UN

 US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Friday lauded India's contribution to the UN peacekeeping operations and called for more women to play important roles in such missions.

US envoy visits red light area with DCW chief

They visited the local brothels in the area and interacted with the sex workers to understand their problems.