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India-Pakistan face-off at UN over terrorism, Kulbhushan Jadhav

India-Pakistan face-off at UN over terrorism, Kulbhushan Jadhav

India urged the UN Security Council to focus on challenges posed by terrorism emanating from the safe havens from across the border.

Jan 20, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
UN Security Council to hold high-level meeting on Afghanistan

UN Security Council to hold high-level meeting on Afghanistan

The meeting will focus on building a development-oriented regional partnership of Central Asian countries to bring peace and security to the Afghanistan.

Jan 03, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'

North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'

The resolution was drafted by the United States and negotiated with the North's closest ally, China.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
North Korea condemns UN sanctions against its missiles, says 'US, others will pay price'

North Korea condemns UN sanctions against its missiles, says 'US, others will pay price'

The latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against it, North Korea`s foreign ministry said on Sunday, threatening to punish those who supported the measure.

Dec 24, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
UN to vote on call for US Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn

UN to vote on call for US Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn

To pass, a resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States, France, Britain, Russia or China.

Dec 18, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
United Nations getting ready for new peace talks on Syria

United Nations getting ready for new peace talks on Syria

The office of the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Saturday issued a latest statement here, showing that they are getting ready for the new round of the intra-Syrian peace talk which is expected to kick off next Monday.

Nov 26, 2017, 07:10 AM IST
US congrats Bhandari on re-election, but 'opposes' expansion of UNSC veto

US congrats Bhandari on re-election, but 'opposes' expansion of UNSC veto

The US has congratulated Justice Dalveer Bhandari for his re-election to the ICJ, but asserted that it is against any change in the current veto structure of the UN Security Council, even as it favors a modest expansion of the 15-membered body.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

UNSC permanent members unnerved by prospect of India's nominee winning ICJ election: Observers

The permanent members of the UN Security Council are 'unnerved' by the prospect of India's nominee Dalveer Bhandari winning against Britain's candidate in the election to the last seat of the World Court as it would set a precedent that may challenge their power in the future, observers here feel.

Nov 20, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
Russia casts latest UN veto, blocking Syria chemical weapons probe

Russia casts latest UN veto, blocking Syria chemical weapons probe

Russia has once again vetoed a UNSC resolution to re-authorise an investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Nov 18, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
Huge win for India, global watchdog demands report from Pakistan over terror funding

Huge win for India, global watchdog demands report from Pakistan over terror funding

This is seen as a big diplomatic win for India.

Nov 05, 2017, 07:37 AM IST
Over 800,000 Rohingya in Bangladesh in most acute situation: UN

Over 800,000 Rohingya in Bangladesh in most acute situation: UN

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohingya were probably in the "most acute" situation.

Nov 03, 2017, 07:26 AM IST
'Double standards' will undermine efforts to combat terror, says India after China blocks UN move on Azhar

'Double standards' will undermine efforts to combat terror, says India after China blocks UN move on Azhar

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said it was deeply disappointed by China's decision to block the UN move once again.

Nov 02, 2017, 22:08 PM IST

Portugal PM supports India's bids for UNSC membership

"The African continent cannot be denied a permanent presence, and Brazil and India are also two inescapable examples," he said.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
Pakistan PM seeks implementation of UNSC resolution on Kashmir

Pakistan PM seeks implementation of UNSC resolution on Kashmir

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday demanded the implementation of the UN Security Council resolution on Kashmir, asserting that his country will continue supporting the right to self-determination in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 21, 2017, 06:45 AM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea: Reports

Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea: Reports

The international community must remain united and enforce sanctions against North Korea after its repeated launch of ballistic missiles, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in an editorial published in the New York Times on Sunday.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Navy's N-sub INS Aridhaman loaded with lethal features as India eyes underwater prowess

Navy's N-sub INS Aridhaman loaded with lethal features as India eyes underwater prowess

INS Aridhaman can carry more missiles than Arihant and can also move faster underwater. 

Sep 15, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
India set to launch its 2nd indigenously-built N-sub INS Aridhaman

India set to launch its 2nd indigenously-built N-sub INS Aridhaman

INS Aridhaman can carry more missiles than Arihant and can also move faster underwater. It will also carry K-15 and K-4 ballistic missiles like INS Arihant. 

Sep 15, 2017, 21:52 PM IST

UN to vote on new North Korea sanctions on Monday afternoon: Diplomats

The U.N. Security Council is set to vote on Monday afternoon on a watered-down U.S.-drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea over its latest nuclear test, diplomats said, but it was unclear whether China and Russia would support it.

Sep 11, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Vladimir Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve North Korea crisis

Putin denounced North Korea`s sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russia did not recognise its nuclear status.

 

Sep 06, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
UN Council unanimously condemns North Korea missile test

UN Council unanimously condemns North Korea missile test

The UN Security Council denounced North Korea`s latest missile test Tuesday, unanimously demanding that Pyongyang halt the program after a rocket was fired over Japan into the Pacific.

Aug 30, 2017, 06:54 AM IST