nation - Latest News on nation | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Task force set up after plane shot down

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 02:55

The United Nations agency that governs civil aviation says it is setting up a task force aimed at improving security measures in the wake of the shoot-down of a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine.

Russian UN envoy accuses Kiev over crash site takeover

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 04:55

Russia`s envoy to the United Nations accused Ukraine of violating a key Security Council resolution with its campaign to seize control of the crash site of Malaysian airliner MH17.

Goa deputy CM apologises for Hindu nation remark

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:23

Goa`s Deputy Chief Minister Francis D`Souza Monday apologized for his comment that India was already a Hindu nation.

Congress seeks dismissal of two Goa ministers

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:26

The Congress Saturday demanded the dismissal of Goa cabinet minister Deepak Dhavalikar and Deputy Chief Minister Francis D`Souza for making "unconstitutional" remarks about India as a Hindu nation.

South Sudan food crisis worst in the world: UN

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 08:05

South Sudan`s food crisis is now the worst in the world, the UN Security Council has said as it called for urgent funding to step up deliveries of desperately-needed aid.

Iraq gets new president, UN chief urges more urgency

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:55

Kurdish politician Fuad Masum became the new president of Iraq today, in a step towards forming a new government that visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon said must be inclusive for the country to survive.

Pakistan yet to grant MFN status to India: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:10

Pakistan has yet to grant the most favoured nation (MFN) status to India, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Pakistani daily concerned over India`s hiked defence budget

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 10:58

New Delhi`s rationale for increasing the defence budget is "consistent with the shift in the Indian government`s ideology to more nationalistic elements under Prime Minister Narendra Modi", said a Pakistani daily Monday.

Put Palestine under international protection: Abbas to UN

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 01:06

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas is to ask the United Nations to put the state of Palestine under "international protection" due to the worsening violence in Gaza, the PLO said Sunday.

UN chief deeply concerned over Iraq crisis

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:17

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Sunday voiced deep concern at "the deepening crisis in Iraq and the rising number of civilian deaths and injuries", calling for an immediate end to the "persecution of civilians based on their religion or ethnic background".

UN urges Afghanistan, Central Asia to fight drugs

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:19

The UN has urged close coordination between Afghanistan and Central Asian countries to combat drug trafficking, media reported Friday. <br><br> "The members of the Security Council underlined the threat posed by illicit drug production, trade and trafficking to international peace and stability in the region," Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the UN as saying.

UN chief appalled by Badaun rape case, demands action

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 12:58

Appalled by the brutal rape and murder of two teenaged girls in India, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has demanded action against sexual violence and appealed to the society to reject the destructive attitude of "boys will be boys".