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India slams UNSC, says world body takes 9 months to decide on sanctions against terror operators like Masood Azhar

India slams UNSC, says world body takes 9 months to decide on sanctions against terror operators like Masood Azhar

India has slammed the UNSC, saying the world body takes 9 long months to decide on sanctions against terror operators like Masood Azhar.

At least 26 killed in Aleppo as UN meets over Syria

At least 26 killed in Aleppo as UN meets over Syria

At the start of that meeting the UN's top envoy to Syria accused the government of unleashing "unprecedented military violence" against civilians in Aleppo.

China must help close North Korea sanctions loopholes: US

China must help close North Korea sanctions loopholes: US

Following North Korea`s fourth nuclear test in January, the UN Security Council adopted the toughest sanctions regime to date.

Pakistan's court reserves verdict on Hafiz Saeed's Kashmir petition

A Pakistani court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on the maintainability of a petition filed by Mumbai attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed seeking directives for the government to take up the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council and other international fora.

Egypt blocks UN resolution supporting Turkish government

Egypt, currently a non-permanent member of the Security Council, objected.

Burhan Wani's killing: Pakistan complains to P5 envoys about Kashmir unrest

Burhan Wani's killing: Pakistan complains to P5 envoys about Kashmir unrest

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has briefed ambassadors of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. 

UN chief calls for arms embargo, sanctions on South Sudan

UN chief calls for arms embargo, sanctions on South Sudan

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Security Council on Monday to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, sanction leaders and commanders who are blocking the implementation of a peace deal and fortify a U.N. peacekeeping mission.

Ceasefire declared after deadly South Sudan clashes

South Sudan`s President and his estranged deputy ordered a ceasefire Monday after a new day of heavy fighting in the capital that sent thousands fleeing and threatened a return to civil war.

U.N. Security Council to meet Sunday on South Sudan - diplomats

U.N. Security Council to meet Sunday on South Sudan - diplomats

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Sunday at the request of the United States to discuss new fighting in Juba.

Italy elected to UNSC for 2017 in deal with Netherlands

The United Nations General Assembly elected Italy to fill the final U.N. Security Council seat for 2017 on Wednesday after voting between Italy and The Netherlands was deadlocked and the pair agreed to split the two-year term on the council.

Italy, Netherlands offer to share UN council seat

Italy and the Netherlands agreed Tuesday to split their term on the UN Security Council after a tie in voting forced them to reach a compromise.

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Bolivia were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday for 2017-18, but further voting was due to take place to decide the final seat with Italy and the Netherlands almost locked in a tie.

Pakistan doesn't need F-16s, N-deals to fight terrorists: Afghanistan

Islamic State and al-Qaeda are trying to re-emerge in Afghanistan despite the recent "heavy blows", said Afghanistan`s Permanent Representative Mahmoud Saikal.

Japan military on alert for possible North Korean ballistic missile launch

Japan`s military was on alert for a possible North Korean ballistic missile launch, a government source said on Tuesday, with media reporting its navy and anti-missile Patriot batteries have been told to shoot down any projectile heading for Japan.

Namibia assures India of finding legal ways to supply uranium

Resource-rich Namibia has assured India that it will look into "legal ways" for supplying uranium for peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Congressional resolution introduced backing India's UNSC bid

India is the only country which has been endorsed by the Obama administration for a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

UN Security Council removes Indian-flagged oil tanker from blacklist

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday removed from a UN blacklist an Indian-flagged tanker that was recently prevented from shipping oil for the rival eastern Libyan government after Libya`s UN mission requested the de-listing.

Fight against terror not against any religion: India at UNSC

India has told the UN Security Council that the fight against terrorism is not a "confrontation" against any religion and requires close global collaboration to combat what has emerged as one of the "most serious threats" to global peace and security on Thursday.

Kashmir issue must be resolved under UN resolutions: Pakistan's Aziz

Kashmir issue must be resolved under UN resolutions: Pakistan's Aziz

Pakistan Prime Minister`s Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said Pakistan remains fully committed to the objective of lasting peace.

UN blacklists Indian-flagged cargo vessel carrying Libyan oil

An Indian-flagged cargo ship has been blacklisted by the UN Security Council for transporting crude oil illicitly exported from Libya.