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Pak admits won't get assured support of Security Council, Muslim countries on Kashmir

Pakistan has accepted that it will be difficult to find support if it rakes up Kashmir issue with the United Nations Security Council's five permanent members (P5) and from Muslim countries as well. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 12, 2019, 23:06 PM IST

In big diplomatic win for India, 55 Asia-Pacific countries endorse bid for non-permanent UNSC seat

India has been a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council on seven occasions in the past several decades.

Jun 26, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

Pakistan's mindset that unleashes terror attacks must change: India

Pakistan's "mindset" that unleashes terrorist attacks on India and Afghanistan must change, India has told the Security Council.

Jan 20, 2018, 09:22 AM IST

Iran may be defying UN on missiles, OK on nukes': UN chief

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a UN call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear deal with six world powers.

Dec 14, 2017, 06:58 AM IST

UN Security Council to meet Friday on Jerusalem: Diplomats

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Friday at the request of eight states on the 15-member body over U.S. President Donald Trump`s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, diplomats said on Wednesday.

Dec 07, 2017, 06:52 AM IST

Donald Trump nominates White House aide for homeland security post

President Donald Trump will nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, who as top aide to his White House chief of staff has sought to instill order in Trump`s team, to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2017, 05:48 AM IST

Pak summons India's acting DHC over ceasefire violations along LoC

Pakistan claimed that a 22-year-old girl was killed due to the alleged firing by the Indian troops and two others were injured.

Sep 24, 2017, 23:39 PM IST

We built IITs, IIMs, Pak created Lashkar, Jaish: Sushma at UNGA

Our contemporary world is trapped in a deluge of troubles of which the most dangerous is the relentless rise of violence: Sushma

Sep 23, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

Pyongyang mounts show of support for Kim Jong-Un

Students in white shirts and red ties held up the red flag of the ruling Workers` Party, with a yellow ink brush representing intellectuals, a hammer for the workers, and a sickle for the peasantry.

Sep 23, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports

Beijing has halted its imports of coal, iron ore, seafood and other goods, implementing UN sanctions imposed on North Korea for its provocative nuclear and missile tests.

Sep 23, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

South Korea not seeking collapse of North Korea: Moon Jae-In to UN

Moon, a longtime dove who was elected in May, warned North Korea to end its string of nuclear and missile tests but also promised help if the communist neighbor changed course.

Sep 21, 2017, 21:14 PM IST

UN chief prioritises politics in peacekeeping reform

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said politics must be prioritised in the reform of UN peacekeeping operations.

Sep 21, 2017, 06:54 AM IST

Kremlin calls North Korea's latest missile launch another 'provocation'

The Kremlin said on Friday that North Korea`s latest missile test was part of a series of unacceptable provocations and that the United Nations Security Council was united in believing such launches should not be taking place.

Sep 15, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for political solution to Korean crisis

"The solution can only be political. Military action could cause devastation on a scale that would take generations to overcome," Guterres told reporters at a news conference at the UN headquarters in New York.

Sep 14, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

Lebanon to complain to UN over Israel violating airspace

Israeli jets flew low over the southern city of Saida on Sunday, causing sonic booms that broke windows and shook buildings for the first time in years, Lebanese security sources and residents said.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

Kim Jong-Un calls North Korean n-test 'great victory'

On September 3, the North Korean army claimed it had successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb that was capable of being mounted on an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Sep 10, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

US calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution

The US has called for a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting to vote on a draft resolution to impose additional sanctions on North Korea.

Sep 09, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

US seeks to cut off oil to North Korea, blacklist Kim Jong-Un

The United States circulated the proposed resolution to the 14 other council members two days after Ambassador Nikki Haley called for the "strongest possible measures" to be imposed on North Korea.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:37 AM IST

Lacking consensus, UN Security Council emergency meet puts off action on North Korea

The Security Council`s emergency meeting on Monday put off taking action against North Korea for its defiant hydrogen bomb test, unable to get China and Russia on board.

Sep 05, 2017, 00:28 AM IST

United States at UN urges 'strongest possible measures' to punish North Korea

The United States on Monday urged the UN Security Council to impose the "strongest possible measures" against North Korea in response to its sixth and most powerful nuclear test.

Sep 04, 2017, 20:37 PM IST