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France backs India, opposes China; wants Pakistan's Masood Azhar to be declared as international terrorist

France backs India, opposes China; wants Pakistan's Masood Azhar to be declared as international terrorist

Days after China blocked India's proposal in the UN, the world body's key member France has pitched for designating Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist, saying there are "very strong arguments in favour" of such a move.

France supports India's efforts to get LeT chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

France supports India's efforts to get LeT chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

France has very firmly condemned the terrorist attacks against India, including the recent one in Uri, and reiterated its full solidarity.

Israel pushing for more settler homes despite United Nations vote

An Israeli committee is to discuss issuing permits for more settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, despite a landmark UN resolution demanding an end to such activity.

Israel accuses Obama of anti-Israeli 'shameful move' at UN

An Israeli official is accusing President Barack Obama of a "shameful move against Israel at the UN" after learning the White House did not intend to veto a Security Council resolution condemning settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

UNSC unanimously backs sending observers to Aleppo

UNSC unanimously backs sending observers to Aleppo

The council unanimously adopted a French-drafted resolution that marks the first show of unity in months among world powers grappling with the crisis in Syria.

Many UN members favour UNSC permanent seat for India

Many UN members favour UNSC permanent seat for India

India's bid for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council has received a strong support from many UN member states, including the UK and France, who emphasised that the the world body's top organ must reflect the emergence of new global powers.

BJP warns China for backing Pakistan-backed terrorist Masood Azhar, says 'Beijing will regret'

BJP warns China for backing Pakistan-backed terrorist Masood Azhar, says 'Beijing will regret'

Criticising China for extended support to Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar after it prevented India`s efforts to blacklist him on the international platform, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that Beijing would severely regret its decision to help a terrorist.

France to put draft resolution on Aleppo at UNSC voting today

France to put draft resolution on Aleppo at UNSC voting today

France will put a draft resolution on ceasefire in Aleppo on voting at the United Nations Security Council today.

India criticises 'unresponsive' UNSC for not sanctioning Masood Azhar

India strongly criticised an "unresponsive" Security Council on Wednesday for being indecisive on sanctioning leaders of organisations it itself designates as terrorist entities after China extended its "technical hold" on India's bid for a UN ban against JeM chief Masood Azhar.

Pakistani journalist snubbed by UN Security Council president - Watch video

Pakistani journalist snubbed by UN Security Council president - Watch video

Pakistan had approached the UNSC just last week on the surgical strikes conducted by India as well as on the Kashmir issue.

DNA: UNSC president stops Pakistan's reporter from asking questions

UNSC president stopped Pakistan's reporter from asking a question. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

UN Security Council wants nuke test ban implementation

UN Security Council wants nuke test ban implementation

US Secretary of State John Kerry invoked North Korea's latest nuclear explosion in urging ratification of the treaty for "a safer, more secure, and more peaceful planet."

G4 nations demand comprehensive reform of UN Security Council

G4 nations demand comprehensive reform of UN Security Council

"The G4 ministers underscored their unwavering commitment to a comprehensive reform of the Security Council," a joint press statement said.

UN Security Council to hear about US-Russia Syria deal

Once aid is delivered and the ceasefire holds, the United States and Russia were to begin cooperating in jointly targeting Islamist rebel fighters in Syria.

UNSC threatens fresh sanctions against North Korea over N-test

The UN Security Council has threatened to impose a new raft of sanctions against North Korea as it strongly condemned Pyongyang's fifth nuclear test, terming it a "threat" to international peace and security.

North Korea nuclear test 'deeply troubling': UN watchdog

North Korea's latest and fifth nuclear test, if confirmed, is "deeply troubling and regrettable", the head of the UN atomic watchdog said today.

Laos supports India's permanent seat in UNSC

The India-Asean Summit on Thursday will be attended by leaders of 10 southeast Asian nations​.

Security Council urges South Sudan to accept `protection force`

The UN Security Council on Saturday urged South Sudan to drop its opposition to the deployment of a regional protection force to beef up a large UN peacekeeping mission in the war-scarred country.

India extends $500 mn to Vietnam, both sides elevate ties to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

India extends $500 mn to Vietnam, both sides elevate ties to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the two countries have decided to elevate their strategic ties to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

India seeks US support for NSG, UNSC seat

India seeks US support for NSG, UNSC seat

India is looking to work closely with the US to secure membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and permanent membership of the UN Security Council, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said at the second India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue here.