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China's party paper trumpets United Nations rights resolution as combating West's monopoly

The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday adopted a China-led resolution on "The Contribution of Development to the Enjoyment of All Human Rights, the first time it had adopted a resolution on development issues, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev denies he's in talks to send troops to Syria: Interfax

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has not conducted negotiations on sending peacekeeping troops to Syria during his visit to Moscow, Interfax news agency quoted Atambayev as saying on Saturday.

No single country can defeat terror alone: India to UN

No single country can defeat terror alone: India to UN

India had last week welcomed the creation of the UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) that will coordinate the world body's counter-terrorism efforts.

United Nations chief condemns separate bomb attacks in Pakistan

Dozens of people were killed and more than 100 were injured in the two separate attacks.

 

US keen on providing India defence tech reserved for close allies

The US is interested in providing India with the kind of defence technology it normally reserves for its closest allies, the White House has said, signalling the Trump administration's resolve to strengthen the bilateral defence relationship.

Kazakhstan denies it's in talks to send troops to Syria

Kazakhstan is not conducting negotiations on sending peacekeeping troops to Syria and would only despatch troops there under a United Nations mandate.

India backs UNGA resolution to refer Britain-Mauritius dispute to ICJ

India was among the nations voting in favour of the resolution proposed by Mauritius and co-sponsored by the Group of African States.

Taliban's safe havens inside, not outside Afghanistan: Pakistan

Relations between the two countries have turned sour since Afghanistan`s President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan of waging an "undeclared war of aggression" against his country. 

UAE runs 'informal prisons' in Yemen: Human Rights Watch

The UAE is a key member of a Saudi-led military coalition that entered Yemen's conflict in 2015 to battle on the government's side against Iran-backed Huthi rebels.

 

No need for UN mediation in Kashmir, Pakistan sympathisers free to leave India: Subramanian Swamy

No need for UN mediation in Kashmir, Pakistan sympathisers free to leave India: Subramanian Swamy

BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subramanian Swamy on Thursday categorically stated that there is no scope for the United Nations' intervention in Kashmir issue, while urging the world body to ensure that Pakistan doesn't encourage terrorism in the name of 'Jihad'.

World population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050: UN

The world`s current population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India`s numbers to surpass China`s in just seven years, a UN report said Wednesday.

United Nation says IS targets children to hold Mosul civilians hostage

UNICEF said 1,075 Iraqi children have been killed and 1,130 wounded since IS militants overran nearly a third of Iraq in 2014.

Baloch activist demands UN intervention to stop Pakistan's atrocities in Balochistan

Hundreds of thousands have been forced to migrate from the areas along the CPEC route:  Abdul Nawaz Bugti

India's population to surpass that of China around 2024: UN

India's population to surpass that of China around 2024: UN

India's population could surpass that of China around 2024, two years later than previously estimated, and is projected to touch 1.5 billion in 2030, according to a UN forecast.

Stamps release, water puja, meditation mark Yoga celebrations at UN

More than 1,000 people, including permanent representatives of several nations, diplomats, UN staff and yoga enthusiasts attended the outdoor "Yoga Session with Yoga Masters" session on Tuesday at the UN headquarters on the eve of the Third IDY.

Yoga close to UN values of sustainability, peace: Official

Top UN diplomats, officials, envoys, yoga practitioners, children and people from all walks of life attended a grand event organised by India's Permanent Mission to the UN.

UN chief says he is engaged in bringing about Indo-Pak dialogue

PM Modi and Guterres had met in St Petersburg earlier in June on the sidelines of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.

South Korea says North Korea drones 'grave provocation'

Suspected North Korean drone surveillance is a "grave provocation" which violates the Korean War truce, Seoul said on Wednesday, demanding a United Nations probe into a drone that crashed near the border.

UN chief engages to resume India-Pak talks on Kashmir issue

UN chief engages to resume India-Pak talks on Kashmir issue

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres suggested on Tuesday that he is engaged in bringing about a dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue through his meetings with the prime ministers of the two countries.