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Russia offers `comprehensive help` to Malaysia jet crash probe

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:22

Russia said Tuesday it was ready to offer full cooperation with an international investigation into the downing of the Malaysian passenger jet after backing the UN Security Council resolution on the probe.

UN Security Council denounces persecution of Iraqi Christians

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:19

The United Nations Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity.

Narendra Modi meets Brazilian President, both call for UNSC reforms

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 21:51

India and Brazil on Wednesday called for urgent progress in reforms of the UN Security Council, as they agreed to scale up bilateral ties and deepen cooperation in international fora.

Shi`ite group hands back army camp to Yemeni government

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 02:53

Shi`ite Muslim tribesmen handed back an army camp to the Yemeni government on Saturday, a spokesman for the group said, to try to defuse tensions caused by the capture of a provincial capital north of Sanaa this week.

UN Security Council to vote Monday on Syria aid access resolution

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 06:14

The UN Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria without government consent, said Western diplomats, who were hopeful Russia and China will support the move.

PM must appeal for UNSC meeting on Iraq issue: Atul Anjan

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 13:51

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan said here on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi must appeal to the United Nations Security Council to meet to discuss the current situation in Iraq.

UN further downsizing Ivory Coast mission

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 23:37

The UN Security Council Wednesday opted to further downsize the number of peacekeepers in its Ivory Coast mission, which it said it will consider ending next year.

Iran signals it may allow snap nuclear inspections

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 20:23

Iran may allow snap inspections of its nuclear facilities as part of a final agreement with world powers on its contentious atomic program, an Iranian official said today.

Security Council condemns Afghan assassination bid

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 08:14

The UN Security Council condemned an attempt to assassinate Afghan presidential frontrunner Abdullah Abdullah calling for an orderly transition to a new government.

Work towards India`s ascension to UNSC says Bera

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 09:27

Washington: Calling for moving the Indo-US relationship ahead, two influential American lawmakers have called upon the Obama Administration to work towards making India a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

Nigerian group calls for UN sanctions on militants

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 20:27

The UN Security Council must impose sanctions on the Islamic extremists that abducted more than 300 schoolgirls, a leading Nigerian rights group said today, adding that expressions of concern and condemnation are not enough.

Set own house in order, implement UNSC reforms: India to UN

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 14:41

India has said the United Nations should "set its house in order" and implement the much-delayed reform of the Security Council before it seeks to embark upon an ambitious post-2015 development agenda.