UN General Assembly

UN votes 128-9 to reject US decision on Jerusalem

UN votes 128-9 to reject US decision on Jerusalem

The UNGA on Thursday adopted by a decisive vote of 128 to 9, a motion rejecting the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel`s capital.

Dec 21, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
After US veto, UN General Assembly to meet on Jerusalem status

After US veto, UN General Assembly to meet on Jerusalem status

Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour said the General Assembly would vote on a draft resolution calling for Trump's declaration to be withdrawn.

Dec 20, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
North Korea's nuke proliferation linkages must be probed: Nirmala Sitharaman

North Korea's nuke proliferation linkages must be probed: Nirmala Sitharaman

India today sought a probe into North Korea's nuclear proliferation linkages and demanded that those responsible for it be held accountable, in a veiled reference to Pakistan.

Oct 24, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Nuclear war may break out at any time, warns North Korea

Nuclear war may break out at any time, warns North Korea

North Korea has warned that a nuclear war may break out at any time as the situation on the Korean peninsula has reached the "touch-and-go point".

Oct 17, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
Myanmar makes proposal to take back Rohingya refugees

Myanmar makes proposal to take back Rohingya refugees

In a speech to the UN General Assembly last month, Bangladesh`s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protect them.

Oct 02, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Pakistan minister's remark on swap offer on Kulbhushan Jadhav is a lie: India

Pakistan minister's remark on swap offer on Kulbhushan Jadhav is a lie: India

India on Friday termed as an "imaginary lie and story" Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif`s claim that an offer was received to swap Indian prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav for a terrorist behind the Army Public School attack in Peshawar in 2014.

Sep 29, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
We produced doctors, engineers, Pakistan created terrorists: Sushma at UNGA

We produced doctors, engineers, Pakistan created terrorists: Sushma at UNGA

Sushma said while India has founded high-learning institutes like IITs, IIMs and AIIMS, Pakistan has only created terrorist groups like the LeT and JeM.

Sep 24, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

Discussion over Syria's Deputy PM's address at UN General Assembly

Syria's Deputy PM Walid Muallem addressed UNGA and said that he can't understand the silence of international communities over crimes committed by ISIS. WION discusses Muallem's address at UNGA.

Sep 23, 2017, 23:35 PM IST

Syria's war takes a new turn but world leaders pay little heed at the UN

Syria's war has taken a new turn with the expected recapture of Raqa from the Islamic State, but world leaders gathered at the United Nations this week seem to be paying little attention.

Sep 23, 2017, 12:29 PM IST
Pakistan headed towards international isolation: Ex-Pak envoy

Pakistan headed towards international isolation: Ex-Pak envoy

“Pakistan needs better relations with entire world including its neighbours Afghanistan and India,” Husain said.

Sep 22, 2017, 19:57 PM IST
NSA Ajit Doval's 'double squeeze' strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

NSA Ajit Doval's 'double squeeze' strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

Abbasi accused India of indulging in terror activities against his country and warned of a "matching response" if it "ventures across the LoC" or acts upon its "doctrine of limited war against Pakistan."

Sep 22, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
We need to come together to build a brave world: Priyanka Chopra at UN

We need to come together to build a brave world: Priyanka Chopra at UN

Priyanka took to Instagram where she posted a few pictures from the event and said that it was an honour for her to address leaders of world importance on empowering young girls.

Sep 20, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in New York

Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in New York

Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a public meeting here on Wednesday arranged by the party's overseas wing as part of its push to enlist Non-resident Indians (NRIs).

Sep 19, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Trump UN speech to slap 'rogue regimes', embrace nationalist tone

Trump UN speech to slap 'rogue regimes', embrace nationalist tone

US President Donald Trump will take aim at Iran and North Korea and strike a stridently nationalistic tone in his maiden address to the UN General Assembly Tuesday, rejecting the half-century-old drive toward global governance.

Sep 19, 2017, 07:16 AM IST

Rex Tillerson meets Russian Foreign Minister, discusses Syria

The meeting between the two leaders took place at the Russian mission in New York ahead of the UN General Assembly.

Sep 18, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj at UN General Assembly, to attend India-US-Japan meet amid rising threat from North Korea, China

Sushma Swaraj at UN General Assembly, to attend India-US-Japan meet amid rising threat from North Korea, China

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, along with a high-powered Indian delegation, will hold nearly 20 bilateral and trilateral meetings with world leaders in the United States over the next seven days.

Sep 18, 2017, 07:13 AM IST

UN expert slams Myanmar gov't for worsening rights situation

The situation of the Rohingya people from Rakhine State, many of whom have been forced from their homes amid reports of grave human rights violations, had hardly improved since January.

 

Jul 25, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Deal reached on cuts to UN peacekeeping: Diplomat

Washington pays 28.5 percent of the $7.9 billion budget for peacekeeping and 22 percent of the UN`s core budget of $5.4 billion.

Jun 28, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

India backs UNGA resolution to refer Britain-Mauritius dispute to ICJ

India was among the nations voting in favour of the resolution proposed by Mauritius and co-sponsored by the Group of African States.

Jun 23, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

UNGA approves creation of new office on counter-terrorism

The UN General Assembly has approved the establishment of a new office to coordinate counter-terrorism efforts, a move welcomed by India as a "much awaited first step" that will align the world body with needs of the global community in the fight against the menace.

Jun 16, 2017, 10:25 AM IST