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UN slaps sanctions on 8 linked to Islamic State and al Qaeda

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al Qaeda.

United States, Japan, South Korea seek UN condemnation of North Korea

United States, Japan, South Korea seek UN condemnation of North Korea

The United States, Japan and South Korea on Friday agreed to push for a quick U.N. Security Council resolution to apply new sanctions on North Korea after its test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) this week.

China criticizes North Korea's ballistic missile launch, warns against violating UNSC resolutions

China criticizes North Korea's ballistic missile launch, warns against violating UNSC resolutions

North Korean state broadcaster KCTV said on Tuesday that the new missile, Hwasong-14, is capable of striking anywhere in the world. 

China warns North Korea to stop violating UNSC resolutions

China on Tuesday criticised North Korea`s ballistic missile launch earlier during the day and warned Pyongyang to stop violating UNSC resolutions in this regard.

Donald Trump supports India's permanent membership of UNSC

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday supported India's bid for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council and in other multilateral institutions like the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

Narendra Modi's visit: India, Germany look to step up economic, def cooperation

Modi and Merkel will also have a lunch meeting with business tycoons after which the PM will inaugurate the Indo-German business forum.

India welcomes Cyprus support for NSG bid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed Cyprus' support to India's bid for membership of the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Syria chemical attack toll rises to 75, US warns of 'unilateral action'

Syria chemical attack toll rises to 75, US warns of 'unilateral action'

The death toll from a suspected chemical attack on a northern Syrian town rose to 75 today as activists and rescue workers found more terrified survivors hiding in shelters near the site of the assault, one of the deadliest in Syria's civil war.

Size of reformed UNSC is a choice of all, for all, by all: India

The UN Security Council's size is inextricably linked to the need for equitable geographical distribution, India has said underscoring that the size of a reformed Council is a "choice of all, for all, by all".

Veto won't deter us, says US amid China block on Masood Azhar

Veto won't deter us, says US amid China block on Masood Azhar

The US said on that countries using veto to scuttle sanctioning of terrorists will not "preclude" it from taking actions, amid continued Chinese opposition to efforts to get Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the UN.

India extends fresh offer to get entry into UN security council

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India offers to temporarily give up veto power as permanent member in expanded UNSC

India offers to temporarily give up veto power as permanent member in expanded UNSC

India offers to temporarily give up veto power as permanent member in expanded UNSC

United Nations: India and other members of the G4 have offered to initially forgo veto powers as permanent members in a reformed Security Council as a bargaining chip to get the reform process moving.

At UN, US envoy Nikki Haley stresses 'commitment' to European alliances

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has underlined America's "total commitment" to its European allies, echoing recent assurances by other administration figures to European leaders anxious about President Donald Trump.

New nuclear-capable missile test a success: North Korea

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully test-fired a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile a day earlier, claiming further advancement in a weapons programme it is pursuing in violation of United Nations resolutions. 

All members of UNSC should follow rules: China on Masood Azhar's ban

All members of UNSC should follow rules: China on Masood Azhar's ban

China already reiterated its stand on its technical hold two days ago.

India has taken up Masood Azhar's issue with Chinese government, says MEA

India said on Tuesday that it has taken up Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's issue with China. 

United Nation seeks India's nominee for anti-terror panel

United Nation seeks India's nominee for anti-terror panel

India has been asked to send the name of its nominee for inclusion in a global team to assist a United Nations committee which decides on banning terror outfits and their leaders.

Donald Trump's spokesman leaves India's UNSC bid hanging

The world views of India and the Trump administration will collide on some issues, with the Middle East being an important one.

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.