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UN chief Ban pats India's back for its decision to ratify Paris Climate deal

UN chief Ban pats India's back for its decision to ratify Paris Climate deal

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon praised India's swift action against carbon emission and said that he is looking forward to receiving New Delhi’s instrument of accession.

After world snubs him, Nawaz Sharif faces flak in Pakistan over 'ordinary' UN speech

After world snubs him, Nawaz Sharif faces flak in Pakistan over 'ordinary' UN speech

India on Thursday claimed diplomatic victory over Pakistan at the United Nations.

Fossil fuel reserves would crush climate goals: Report

Fossil fuel reserves would crush climate goals: Report

Fossil fuels from active fields and mines allowed to operate through their projected lifetimes would punch through the two degree Celsius cap for global warming laid down in the Paris Agreement, said the report, based on industry data.

Embarrassment for Nawaz Sharif; UN says 'India, Pakistan should resolve issues, including Kashmir, through dialogue'

Embarrassment for Nawaz Sharif; UN says 'India, Pakistan should resolve issues, including Kashmir, through dialogue'

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif had given UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon a dossier containing evidence of alleged human rights violations by Indian forces in Kashmir.

Pak, India should resolve Kashmir dispute: Ban to Sharif

Rejecting Pakistan's repeated pleas to the UN to resolve the Kashmir dispute, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has told Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that Pakistan and India should address their outstanding issues, including Kashmir, through "dialogue".

UN high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance: Five things to know!

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become one of the biggest threats to global health and endangers other major priorities.

Ban Ki-moon makes no reference to Kashmir in final UNGA address

Ban touched upon a plethora of global issues including the crisis in Syria, the Palestinian issue, the situation in Myanmar and Sri Lanka, the refugee and migrant movements.

UN chief condemns Uri attack, extends condolence

17 Indian Army soldiers were killed yesterday in an encounter with the terrorists at the Army Brigade headquarters in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir.

UN secretary general presses US, Russia to help unblock Syria aid

UN secretary general presses US, Russia to help unblock Syria aid

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday he was in talks with Russia and the United States to turn up the pressure on all sides in Syria to guarantee the security of a UN aid convoy to Aleppo.

Philippines` Duterte declines meeting with UN`s Ban

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who has railed against the United Nations for criticising his government, has declined a request to meet UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, officials said Thursday.

Ban Ki-moon holds talks with Sri Lankan PM

Ban Ki-moon will depart Sri Lanka after three days on September 2 to attend the upcoming G20 Summit in China's city of Hangzhou. 

UN a steady partner in Myanmar's reform, reconciliation process: Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations has been a steady partner supporting the reform and reconciliation process in Myanmar, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told the 21st Century Panglong Ethnic Conference here on Wednesday.

Israeli army closes file on 2014 Gaza school shelling

Among the cases where no wrongdoing was found, it said in a 21-page report, was the shelling of a United Nations school in the southern Gaza town of Rafah in which 10 people died.

UN chief calls for renewed focus on mass destruction weapons

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to renew its commitment to eliminate weapons of mass destruction as technological advances make it cheaper and easier for terrorist groups to produce and deliver materials for making the weapons.

Shabir Choudhry rejects UN Secy Gen's letter to Pak PM as ''unimpressive''

Apart from the above, he said, Pakistan is also a mastermind of the ongoing militancy and a proxy war in Jammu and Kashmir started in 1988.

UN chief deplores Kashmir deaths, offers to help in dialogue

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the deaths in the current unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and also offered his good offices to facilitate dialogue between India and Pakistan to "achieve a negotiated settlement" on all outstanding issues, including Kashmir.

Ban Ki-moon expresses concern over Kashmir, calls for dialogue: Pakistan

Pakistan on Friday said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the loss of lives in the Kashmir unrest and offered his good offices to facilitate dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue.

Philippines President slams UN for interfering in drug war

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte slammed the UN and called it "stupid" for opposing his controversial war against drugs that has claimed more than 1,000 lives, authorities said on Thursday.

UN rejects assertions of Ban's silence on Kashmir

The UN has strongly rejected assertion that Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has a "vow of silence" on the issue of Kashmir.

UN asks Saudi coalition to do more to prevent Yemen child deaths

The Saudi-led coalition must address "very serious concerns" about the killing of children in Yemen, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said today, but the alliance remained off a blacklist of child rights violators.