United Nations General Assembly

China vetoes move to declare Masood Azhar global terrorist again

China has once again disappointed India by blocking the move at UN to declare Jaish chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist.

Nov 03, 2017, 11:52 AM IST
Need to build trust, confidence among nuke weapon states: India

Need to build trust, confidence among nuke weapon states: India

India has called for a meaningful dialogue among all states possessing nuclear weapons to build trust and confidence and for reducing the salience of atomic weapons in international affairs.

Sep 27, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj's UN Speech 'arrogant' but Pak has terrorism: Chinese media

Sushma Swaraj's UN Speech 'arrogant' but Pak has terrorism: Chinese media

Terming as "arrogant" External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's scathing attack on Islamabad at the UN for being the 'pre-eminent factory for terror', a state- run Chinese daily on Tuesday, in a grudging admission, said "there is indeed terrorism in Pakistan".

Sep 26, 2017, 06:19 AM IST

Sushma Swaraj slams Pakistan over terrorism in UNGA address

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj slammed Pakistan in her address at UN General Assembly. Swaraj said that India created excellent educational institutions while Pakistan created terror groups.

Sep 23, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj addresses United Nations General Assembly

Watch this segment that shows Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj's speech from UN General Assembly, New York.

Sep 23, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
WATCH LIVE: Sushma Swaraj's address at UN General Assembly in New York

WATCH LIVE: Sushma Swaraj's address at UN General Assembly in New York

Sushma's address at UNGA. 

Sep 23, 2017, 20:53 PM IST

China welcomes Myanmars efforts to alleviate situation in Rakhine

More than 400,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled from Rakhine across the border to Bangladesh following a counter-insurgency offensive by Myanmar`s army in the wake of militant attacks on security forces. 

Sep 22, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
NSA Ajit Doval's 'double squeeze' strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

NSA Ajit Doval's 'double squeeze' strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

Abbasi accused India of indulging in terror activities against his country and warned of a "matching response" if it "ventures across the LoC" or acts upon its "doctrine of limited war against Pakistan."

Sep 22, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi urges UN to appoint special envoy for Kashmir

Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi urges UN to appoint special envoy for Kashmir

Speaking about the issue of terrorism and the Afghan conflict, the premier said that Pakistan had sacrificed a lot of lives in the war on terror, and nobody desired peace in Afghanistan more than Pakistan.

Sep 22, 2017, 08:18 AM IST

Iran nuclear deal was a one-sided transaction: Trump at UNGA

This segment of WION brings you latest updates on US President Donald Trump speech in the UN general assembly.

Sep 20, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Donald Trump says if threatened, US will 'totally destroy' North Korea

Donald Trump says if threatened, US will 'totally destroy' North Korea

US President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man."

Sep 20, 2017, 00:30 AM IST
Ivanka Trump meets Sushma Swaraj, calls her charismatic Foreign Minister

Ivanka Trump meets Sushma Swaraj, calls her charismatic Foreign Minister

US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly session in New York. 

Sep 19, 2017, 07:00 AM IST

China, Russia begin naval drills near North Korea

Diplomacy and dialogue will not work with North Korea and concerted pressure by the entire international community is essential to tackle the threats posed by North Korea.

Sep 18, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

British PM to urge Facebook, Google to tackle online radicalisation

Last week, as many as 30 people were injured in an explosion which occurred at the Parsons Green subway station in West London, of which the Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility.

Sep 18, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue at UNGA, India calls it waste of time

Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue at UNGA, India calls it waste of time

India on Sunday hit out at Pakistan and said that the neighbouring country will waste its time by raising an old Kashmir issue at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. 

Sep 17, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Air Chief joins nation, leads yoga session at Air Force Station

The Indian Air Force on Wednesday also joined the league to mark the third edition of the International Yoga Day, with Air Chief Marshal B. S. Dhanoa leading a Yoga session organised at the Air Force Station here.

Jun 21, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

Conduct elaborate training on Yoga protocol: UGC to varsities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed universities across the country to conduct "elaborate" training programmes on common Yoga protocol to observe Yoga Day on June 21.

Apr 11, 2017, 19:41 PM IST
Pakistan tries to save its face, calls India 'nervous' on Kashmir

Pakistan tries to save its face, calls India 'nervous' on Kashmir

Pakistan on Friday claimed that India was "nervous" due to its diplomatic offensive highlighting "human rights violations" in Kashmir.

Oct 14, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

Pakistan must target terror groups targeting neighbours: US

Following External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj`s speech at the United Nations General Assembly session wherein she asked the world to act against countries harbouring terrorists, the US has said that Pakistan needs to target all terror groups, including those that target neighbouring countries.

Sep 27, 2016, 11:53 AM IST
Dysfunctional Pakistan can't preach us on tolerance, democracy, human rights: India at UN

Dysfunctional Pakistan can't preach us on tolerance, democracy, human rights: India at UN

"Can Pakistan confirm that they do not use terrorist proxies and export terrorism as a matter of state policy?"

Sep 27, 2016, 10:30 AM IST