EU, Japan ask UN to vote on North Korea war crimes probe

The European Union and Japan on Thursday brushed aside warnings from North Korea and presented a United Nations resolution calling for a probe of the Pyongyang regime for crimes against humanity.

DNA: Analysis of PM Modi's speech at United Nations General Assembly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his first speech at the United Nations General Assembly today in New York . Watch Sudhir Chaudhary analyse his maiden speech.

DNA: Analysis of PM Modi's speech at United Nations General Assembly-Part 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his first speech at the United Nations General Assembly today in New York . Watch Sudhir Chaudhary analyse his maiden speech.

What will be the agenda of PM Modi's maiden speech at UN?

Narendra Modi is scheduled to speak at the 69th UN General Assembly.There is excitement abuzz as to what will he speak at the Assembly and what issues will he raise?

Nawaz Sharif criticises India at the UN General Assembly

In the UN General Assembly, Sharif said the "core issue" of Jammu and Kashmir has to be resolved and pushed for a plebiscite in the state. He also blamed India for the calling off of bilateral foreign secretary-level talks last month.

UN chief to convene high-level meeting on Ebola

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will convene a meeting of world leaders during the General Assembly's annual high-level session in response to the deadly Ebola virus outbreak, a UN spokesman said Tuesday.

UN sets up prize in honour of Nelson Mandela

The UN General Assembly Friday established the United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize as a tribute to the achievements and contributions of the late South African leader.

World Wildlife Day: Celebrating wild fauna and flora!

Man`s interminable desire and greed has brought many wildlife species to the brink of extinction.

Iranians denied visas for UN General Assembly meet

The US has denied entry visas to a few Iranian officials, expecting to attend the UN General Assembly meet next week.

India reiterates support for revitalising UNGA

India has reiterated its "constructive support" and participation in an ongoing exercise for the revitalisation of the UN General Assembly.

India wants more say for GA in selection of UNSG

India said General Assembly must have a greater say in the process of selection and appointment of the United Nations secretary general.

UNSC undermining the work of General Assembly: India

India has said that the UN Security Council was persistently "encroaching" and "undermining" the work of the General Assembly as it asked for it`s revitalisation as the representative organ of the world body.

Ban awaits General Assembly decision on Gaza war crimes report

As the UN General Assembly prepares to discuss the report accusing Israeli forces of committing war crimes during military action in Gaza, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that he is waiting for its assessment.

UN in need of reform, says new General Assembly President

The 64th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly was today formally opened by its new President Ali Treki who called for the reform "to
regain the legitimacy" of the world body.

Experts differ sharply on `responsibility to protect`

Experts at the UN General Assembly, which held its first ever thematic debate on the ‘responsibility to protect’ people from genocide or war crimes, differed sharply on the issue.