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UN meeting urges `highest political commitment` on climate change

Nearly 200 nations made an appeal Thursday for the "highest political commitment" to combat climate change, at a UN gathering overshadowed by Donald Trump`s threats to withdraw the US from a global pact to turn back global warming.

Russia, China, others snub UN meeting on Crimea human rights

Russia, China, Venezuela and Angola snubbed an informal United Nations Security Council meeting on Thursday on human rights in Crimea a year after Russia seized the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, diplomats said.  

Ukraine crisis: UN holds special meeting as government`s deadline looms

Ahead of the Ukrainian government`s deadline to initiate military action against the pro-Russia protesters in eastern Ukraine on Monday, the United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting to deliberate over the ongoing crisis.

Azad leading Indian delegation to UN meet on AIDS

The meeting, which will conclude on June 10, is aimed at taking stock of the progress and challenges of the last 30 years and shaping the future AIDS response.

Azad leading Indian delegation to UN meet on AIDS

The meeting, which will conclude on June 10, is aimed at taking stock of the progress and challenges of the last 30 years and shaping the future AIDS response.

Ban calls for UN meeting on Ivory Coast

Illegal arms from Belarus are reportedly being delivered to Gbago-led forces.

Clinton invites Rolling Stones to meeting

Bill Clinton recently invited Rolling Stones to UN meeting.

Sharks lose fight to protect them at UN meeting

Asian nations on Tuesday blocked US-backed proposals to protect the heavily fished hammerhead and oceanic whitetip sharks on concerns that regulating the booming trade in fins could hurt poor coastal nations.

Shark conservation proposal defeated at UN meeting

China, Japan and Russia helped defeat a US-endorsed proposal at a UN wildlife trade meeting Tuesday that would have boosted conservation efforts for sharks.

Libyan leader Gaddafi not to stay in suburban New Jersey

Respecting the sentiments of Americans, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi would not pitch his Bedouin tent in the New Jersey suburb Englewood during his visit to the country next month.