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Russia calls North Korea missile launch breach of UN resolution

North Korea said on Tuesday it had successfully test-launched an ICBM for the first time, which flew a trajectory that experts said could allow a weapon to hit the US state of Alaska.

Jul 04, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria sanctions

Russia and China on Tuesday vetoed a UN resolution backed by Western powers that would have imposed sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons use.

Feb 28, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Russia says will veto proposed Syria sanctions over chemical weapons

Russia says will veto proposed Syria sanctions over chemical weapons

"I just explained our position very clearly to our partners. If it is tabled we will veto it," UN deputy ambassador Vladimir Safronkov told reporters.

Feb 24, 2017, 23:08 PM IST

Kerry to lay out vision for Israeli-Palestinian peace

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will lay out his vision for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a speech on Wednesday, days after the United States cleared the way for a U.N. resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

Dec 28, 2016, 06:18 AM IST

India opposes UN resolution for moratorium on death penalty

The United States also opposed the resolution, saying that capital punishment was legal under international law and dealing with it was a domestic matter.

Nov 19, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

South Korea hails new UN resolution on DPRK

South Korea on Wednesday hailed the adoption of a new UN Security Council resolution on North Korea, calling it the toughest and most effective in UN history.

Mar 03, 2016, 02:23 AM IST
UN approves resolution urging action against Islamic State

UN approves resolution urging action against Islamic State

The measure is the 14th terrorism-related resolution adopted yesterday by the UN's most powerful body since 1999

Nov 21, 2015, 05:25 AM IST

UN measure seeks to revive Israeli-Palestinian talks

A draft UN resolution aimed at reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace talks calls for a freeze on Jewish settlements and halting moves to prosecute Israel at the International Criminal Court.

Oct 30, 2015, 07:55 AM IST
Russian draft UN resolution calls for Syrian consent to fight ISIS

Russian draft UN resolution calls for Syrian consent to fight ISIS

Russia has presented a draft UN resolution that would strengthen the fight against terror groups like the Islamic State.

Oct 01, 2015, 22:44 PM IST
Pakistan complains to UNSC, alleges that India plans to build wall along LoC

Pakistan complains to UNSC, alleges that India plans to build wall along LoC

Introducing a new irritant into the bilateral ties, Pakistan has complained to United Nations Security Council alleging that India was building a wall along the Line of Control (LoC) in violation of the world body's resolutions.

Sep 25, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

EU `very much regrets` Russian veto of UN MH17 resolution

The EU said Thursday it regretted as a "setback" a Russian veto of a UN resolution for a tribunal to prosecute those responsible for downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last year.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:03 PM IST

Iran says UN resolution not linked to ballistic missiles

Iran said its ballistic missile programme was not connected to the UN Security Council resolution adopted Monday that endorses its July 14 nuclear accord with world powers.

Jul 21, 2015, 00:57 AM IST

Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17

Russia said on Monday it has introduced an alternative UN resolution opposed to creating a tribunal that would prosecute those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-held east Ukraine.

Jul 21, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

Yemen`s Hadi says `no negotiations` with rebels in Geneva

Yemen`s exiled president took a hard line Monday ahead of weekend peace talks in Geneva, ruling out negotiations with Iran-backed rebels and denouncing Tehran`s "dangerous" meddling in his country.

Jun 09, 2015, 02:37 AM IST

Russia pushes UN resolution calling for pause in Yemen air strikes

Russia on Saturday presented a draft resolution to the UN Security Council calling for a humanitarian pause in the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, diplomats said.

Apr 04, 2015, 21:43 PM IST

Arab states to ask UN to ease Libya arms embargo: Egypt

 Arab states will on Wednesday seek a UN resolution to end an embargo on weapon sales to Libya`s internationally recognised government, Egypt`s foreign ministry said.

Feb 18, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

Hamas blasts Abbas over failed UN bid: Spokesman

The Islamist Hamas movement denounced Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday for "failure" to push through a UN resolution setting an end date for the Israeli occupation. 

Dec 31, 2014, 15:46 PM IST

Arabs discuss UN resolution to end Israel's occupation

Arab ambassadors met on Monday to discuss Palestinian amendments to a UN resolution that would call for an end to Israel's occupation within three years, a move vehemently opposed by Israel.

Dec 30, 2014, 00:54 AM IST

Palestinians seek to move forward on UN resolution

Palestinian envoys pressed on with changes to a draft UN resolution on statehood Monday and their amended text could be put to a vote at the Security Council this week

Dec 29, 2014, 23:45 PM IST

Palestinians present UN resolution on final peace deal

The Palestinians on Wednesday presented a draft UN resolution laying out terms for a final peace deal with Israel but sought to avoid a clash with the United States by saying they were open to negotiations on the text.

Dec 18, 2014, 09:45 AM IST