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Masood Azhar's confession after his arrest in Jammu and Kashmir which India used as proof to nail him

The report states that he had confessed that he had procured the Portuguese passport from Bangladesh and an Indian visa in the name of Vali Adam Issa.

May 02, 2019, 11:26 AM IST

China tells US to tread 'cautiously' over moving resolution against JeM chief Masood Azhar in UNSC

China has asked the United States tread “cautiously” and avoid “forcefully moving” a draft resolution at UNSC to designate JeM chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist on Wednesday.

Mar 28, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

US, Britain, France step up push for UNSC to blacklist Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar

The United States circulated a resolution - drafted with British and French support - to the 15-member council that would designate JeM leader Masood Azhar, subjecting him to an arms embargo, travel ban and asset freeze, diplomats said. 

Mar 28, 2019, 08:43 AM IST

How Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar can be declared a terrorist

The proposal to designate Azhar under the global terrorist list was moved by France, UK and US on February 27.

Mar 13, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

Venezuela crisis: US, Russia submit resolutions to UNSC

Russia, a major ally of Venezuela, has stood by Maduro and denounced what Moscow describes as an attempt to impose regime change on the South American nation.

Feb 28, 2019, 10:11 AM IST

Britain to ban Lebanon's Hezbollah as terrorist group

The Iran-backed Shiite group is already deemed a terrorist organisation by the United States which last week expressed concern about its growing role in Lebanon`s government.

Feb 25, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

'Ulta chor' Pakistan writes to UNSC, accuses India of threatening regional security

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has written a letter to the United Nations Security Council accusing India of threatening regional security, the Foreign Office (FO) said on Friday, a day after the powerful UN body named Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in a statement condemning the "heinous" Pulwama attack perpetrated by the terror outfit in Jammu and Kashmir. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 23, 2019, 08:40 AM IST

UNSC delays statement on Pulwama attack after China's objection: Sources

China, which is a permanent member of the Council, has in the past repeatedly blocked India's bids in UNSC to designate Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

Feb 22, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

US blocks United Nations statement on Hebron monitors: Diplomats

The 15-member United Nations Security Council discussed Israel’s decision behind closed doors on Wednesday at the request of Kuwait and Indonesia, which also drafted the statement.

Feb 07, 2019, 10:53 AM IST

Iran rejects talks on missiles, but says it will not increase range

The secretary of Iran`s National Security Council also said Iran would keep working to improve the missiles accuracy.

Jan 29, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

India violated sanctions imposed on North Korea, own govt orders: UN panel report

India had imported iron and steel valued at $1.4 million, iron and steel products worth $234,000, copper worth $233,000 and $526,000 of zinc, ignoring the sanctions.

Apr 29, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

UNSC team reaches Pakistan amid pressure from US, India to act against Hafiz Saeed

A UN Security Council team has arrived in Pakistan for an assessment of Islamabad's compliance with the world body's sanctions regime, amid mounting global pressure on the country to act against Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and entities linked to him.

Jan 25, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Pakistan at it again, to bar UNSC access terrorist Hafiz Saeed

UNSC's visit comes amid increased global pressure on Pakistan from the United States to act on home-grown terror organisations.

Jan 22, 2018, 17:03 PM IST

Donald Trump's tweets 'do not accord with facts': China on allegations of illegal oil sale to North Korea

China calls for proof to back the allegations against it.

Dec 29, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

UNSC urges Syrian parties to attend Geneva peace talks

The UN Security Council has urged all Syrian parties to actively participate in the Geneva political process without preconditions and to support efforts to ensure its success.

Nov 28, 2017, 07:36 AM IST

Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

A draft resolution put forward by Japan would have extended the UN-led Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) for 30 days to allow time for negotiations on a wider compromise.

Nov 18, 2017, 09:50 AM IST

Donald Trump says North Korea will be met with ''fire and fury'' if it threatens US

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday North Korea "will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it threatened the United States again.

Aug 09, 2017, 01:12 AM IST

UN Security Council unanimously adopts tougher sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution that aims to slash by a third North Korea's $3 billion annual export revenue over Pyongyang's two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July.

Aug 06, 2017, 07:17 AM IST

South Korean foreign minister Kang Kyung-Wha open to meeting North Korean counterpart

Seoul last month proposed military talks with Pyongyang but the North refused to respond. Had they gone ahead, they would have been the first official inter-Korean talks since 2015.


Aug 05, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

UN urges all countries to keep weapons from terrorist groups

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution urging all countries to eliminate the supply of weapons to the Islamic State extremist group and other "terrorists" including by taking legal action against suppliers and marking arms to improve their traceability.

Aug 03, 2017, 07:58 AM IST