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`Race against clock` to prepare for west Mosul exodus: UN

The United Nations said Sunday as Iraqi forces launched their offensive to retake west Mosul that it was rushing to build more shelters ahead of an expected wave of displacement.

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children: UN

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children: UN

"Children are once again the main victims of these indiscriminate and illegal weapons," said Pernille Kardel, the UN's deputy special representative in Afghanistan.

Ahead of proposed 'strategic dialogue', China asks India to give 'solid evidence' to back Masood Azhar ban at UN

Ahead of proposed 'strategic dialogue', China asks India to give 'solid evidence' to back Masood Azhar ban at UN

Ahead of its strategic dialogue with India, China today said "solid evidence" was needed for it to back efforts to get JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the UN.

US 'absolutely' supports two-state solution: US ambassador to UN

It would be an "error" to say the United States is abandoning its decades-old policy of backing a Palestinian state as part of a final settlement, she told reporters.

UN study slams the 'work from home' culture; says it adds stress and causes insomnia

UN study slams the 'work from home' culture; says it adds stress and causes insomnia

The study is based on interviews with workers and experts in 10 European Union member states, Argentina, Brazil, India, Japan and the US.

Syria talks delayed due to `technical reasons`: Kazakhstan

Syria has confirmed it will be represented again by its ambassador to the UN, Bashar al-Jaafari.
 

Sri Lankan PM says failed asylum seekers safe to return home

The UN has urged Sri Lanka to better protect minorities like Tamils and redress the wrongs committed during a 26-year conflict with Tamil rebels which ended in 2009.

UN warns of `looming catastrophe` in 4 besieged Syria towns

The top UN official in Damascus has warned of a "looming humanitarian catastrophe" in four besieged towns in Syria, calling for immediate access to deliver aid to some 60,000 residents.

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launching

North Korea`s ballistic missile firing on Sunday was its first direct challenge to the international community since US President Donald Trump took office on January 20.

UN chief says Fayyad "right man" to be Libya envoy despite US objection

Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad was the "right person" to be the world body`s envoy to Libya after the United States raised objections to the choice.

China says opposes North Korean missiles tests that violate UN resolutions

China opposes North Korean missile tests that run contrary to UN resolutions

Pakistan lawmakers threaten to boycott Americans after US denies visa to Senate Deputy Chairman

Pakistan lawmakers threaten to boycott Americans after US denies visa to Senate Deputy Chairman

Molana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri  was scheduled to travel to the US to attend the IPU hearing at the UN headquarters on February 13-14.

U.S. expresses objection to Palestinian as U.N. envoy to Libya

The United States has objected to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres choice of former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad as the body's new representative to Libya. 

US expresses objection to Palestinian as UN envoy to Libya

The United States objected on Friday to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres` choice of former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad as the body`s new representative to Libya.

Saudi-led strikes on Yemen port, fears for civilians: UN

The Saudi-led coalition has intensified air strikes on the Yemen port of Hodeidah, potentially trapping civilians and endangering a humanitarian operation to import vital supplies

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar: Police

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar continued for the second day today to maintain law and order in the city in wake of proposed march of the separatists to Lal Chowk city centre and to the local office of the United Nations here

Taking 'urgent measures' to counter radicalisation: Govt

The government today said India is taking "urgent measures" to counter radicalistion and will soon hold an international conference on the issue that distorts reality and the message of Islam.

China defends blocking bid to ban Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar, says 'conditions not met'

China defends blocking bid to ban Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar, says 'conditions not met'

China on Wednesday defended its move to block a move in the United Nations to designate Pathankot attack mastermind and Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Pathankot attack mastermind and Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

US moves UN to designate JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist; China puts proposal on 'hold'

US moves UN to designate JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist; China puts proposal on 'hold'

The United States had moved the United Nations for banning Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar in the second half of last month.

Myanmar rejects UN criticism of Rohingya abuse investigation

A Myanmar state commission probing allegations the military has killed, tortured and raped Rohingya Muslims rejected accusations it is not credible, saying Tuesday it was focused on the "truth" and not pleasing the UN.