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Sushma Swaraj can't give verdict on 'future of Kashmir': Pakistan

Swaraj had lashed out at Pakistan for glorifying the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

UN backs plan to rid Libya of chemical weapons

The UN Security Council on Friday endorsed plans to rid Libya of its chemical weapons and prevent them from falling into the hands of extremists like the Islamic State group.

Former Portugal prime minister Guterres front runner to be next UN chief

Former Portugal prime minister Guterres front runner to be next UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon steps down at the end of 2016 after two five-year terms.
 

UN memo questions Britain's Security Council veto power

UN memo questions Britain's Security Council veto power

Britain is a permanent veto-wielding power - alongside the United States, France, China and Russia - on the Security Council.

North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South's airfields

North Korea said on Wednesday it had conducted a ballistic missile test that simulated preemptive strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the US military, a likely reference to the launches of three missiles on Tuesday.

UN Security Council meets on South Sudan fighting

"We have called for an arms embargo, this situation underlines the need for that," he added.

UN chief calls on Iran to stop conducting missile launches

UN chief calls on Iran to stop conducting missile launches

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on Iran to stop conducting ballistic missile launches.

Will support India's bid for membership at NSG meet next week: Russia President Putin

Will support India's bid for membership at NSG meet next week: Russia President Putin

Russia has decided to support India's bid for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership as President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said that he would raise the matter at a meeting in Seoul. 

North Korea`s Kim hails `successful` submarine missile test

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hailed a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test as an "eye-opening success", state media said Sunday, declaring Pyongyang has the ability to strike Seoul and the US whenever it pleases.

North Korea foreign earnings may be hit after a new nuclear test: US

A fifth North Korean nuclear test could trigger new sanctions including an effort to choke off hard currency earnings by its laborers abroad, the top US diplomat for the Asia-Pacific region said on Tuesday.

Sushma Swaraj talks tough, says double standards in dealing with terrorism dangerous

Sushma Swaraj talks tough, says double standards in dealing with terrorism dangerous

Swaraj said a host of issues including situation in the Middle East were discussed at the RIC meet.

UN envoy says peace in Yemen has never been so close

The UN special envoy for Yemen who will be leading peace talks next week between the government and Shiite rebels says peace has never been as close as it is today.

Iran tells UN Syria envoy of ceasefire breach concerns

Iran told visiting UN envoy Staffan de Mistura of its alarm Tuesday about what it said were ceasefire breaches in Syria on the eve of fresh peace negotiations in Geneva.

13 North Koreans working in overseas restaurant defect to Seoul

At least 13 North Koreans working in an overseas restaurant have defected to South Korea this week, Seoul's unification ministry said on Friday.

South Korea conducts live fire exercise near North border

South Korea conducts live fire exercise near North border

South Korea conducted a large-scale live fire exercise Monday on the East Sea, where North Korea has been upping tensions with a series of missile and rocket launches supervised by leader Kim Jong-Un .

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launches

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launches

 The United Nations Security Council on Friday "strongly condemned" and "expressed grave concern" over North Korea`s recent ballistic missile launches, saying the action was unacceptable and clearly violated U.N. resolutions

Missile tests did not violate UN resolution: Iran

The Iranian foreign ministry said on Thursday that the country`s recent missile launches did not violate a UN resolution.

Iran insists its missile tests do not violate nuclear deal

Iran's foreign ministry insisted today that the missile tests carried out by the country's Revolutionary Guard this week do not violate Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers or a UN Security Council resolution.

Joe Biden says US will `act` if Iran missile tests confirmed

Joe Biden says US will `act` if Iran missile tests confirmed

Washington has warned it could raise the issue with the UN Security Council. 

'Blind faith' in North Korea sanctions irresponsible: China

''Blind faith" in sanctions and international pressure on North Korea are irresponsible, China`s Foreign Minister said on Tuesday, after the U.N. security council implemented a fresh round of economic curbs targeting the North`s nuclear programme.