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Padma Lakshmi appointed UNDP's goodwill ambassador on women's day

Indian-American television personality and food expert Padma Lakshmi has been appointed by UNDP as its newest Goodwill Ambassador.

08 Mar 2019 12:28 PM

Saudi Arabia rebuked over Jamal Khashoggi murder at UN rights body

Thirty-six nations condemned Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a rare censure of the oil-rich kingdom.

08 Mar 2019 11:51 AM

UN urges Bangladesh not to close door to Myanmar refugees

The United Nations on Friday stressed that refugees fleeing conflict should be granted safe haven.

02 Mar 2019 9:15 AM

China show no commitment to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

China has consistently blocked moves first by India and later by the US, the UK and France to designate Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

01 Mar 2019 9:17 AM

UN praises 'courageous diplomacy' at US-North Korea summit

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres praised the US-North Korean summit as "courageous diplomacy" on Thursday.

01 Mar 2019 8:40 AM


After assuming UNSC presidency, France to bring proposal to ban Masood Azhar

France is working on a proposal to ban chief of the UN-proscribed Jaish-e Muhammad (JeM) Masood Azhar.

27 Feb 2019 1:11 PM

Pak warns India of 'surprise', calls Nuclear authority meeting: report

Apart from the National Command Authority meet, Pakistan government has also called a joint session of Parliament on Wednesday.

27 Feb 2019 10:57 AM

After IAF strikes, UN chief asks India, Pakistan to exercise ‘maximum restraint’

The UN Secretary General’s remarks came after IAF carried out a pre-dawn air strike on a terror training camp inside Pakistan.

27 Feb 2019 9:20 AM

Azhar Yusuf, involved in 1999 IA plane hijack, victim of IAF strike

Azhar Yusuf, brother-in-law of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar was one of the targets of the Indian air strikes on Tuesday.

26 Feb 2019 1:54 PM

Civilian deaths in Afghan war hit a record high in 2018 with 3800 killed

Civilian deaths jumped by 11 percent from 2017 with 3,804 people killed and another 7,189 wounded, according to the UN figures.

25 Feb 2019 9:28 AM


Indian-Americans hold protests outside Pakistani, Chinese consulates in Chicago

Indian-Americans urged the Chinese Consulate in Chicago that Beijing should 'stop sheltering and supporting hard line extremist terrorists'.

23 Feb 2019 12:44 PM

Lawsuit over citizenship filed by father of Alabama woman who joined ISIS

A day after Donald Trump declared on Twitter that he had issued orders to bar her, Hoda Muthana's father filed an emergency lawsuit.

22 Feb 2019 12:25 PM

UNSC strongly condemns 'heinous and cowardly' Pulwama attack

The powerful UN Security Council has strongly condemned the "heinous and cowardly" Pulwama terror attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed.

22 Feb 2019 10:17 AM

Pakistan’s complicity in Pulwama raised during Modi-Salman meet: MEA

'Both leaders underlined importance of comprehensive sanctioning of terrorists and their organisations by UN,' MEA said.

20 Feb 2019 5:50 PM

France to move proposal at UN to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar: Report

'At the UN, France will lead proposal to put Azhar on terrorist list. It will happen in couple of days,' said a senior French source.

19 Feb 2019 8:29 PM


Pakistan seeks imminent UN intervention to calm fresh tensions with India

Pakistan has sought the UN's urgent intervention to 'defuse tensions' with India, the Foreign Office said on Tuesday.

19 Feb 2019 11:06 AM

UN says India can play a key role in Nepals bid to expand global trade

India can play a key role in Nepal's bid to expand its international trade being a close neighbour of the landlocked Himalayan nation.

17 Feb 2019 3:22 PM

Heather Nauert withdraws her nomination for US envoy to United Nations

In a surprise move, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert withdrew her nomination to replace Indian-American Nikki Haley.

17 Feb 2019 12:16 PM

United Nations must act to prevent terror strikes across the globe: Venkaiah Naidu

We never attack any country but unfortunately, our neighbour (Pakistan) is aiding and funding terrorism and creating havoc, said Naidu.

17 Feb 2019 10:53 AM

Pulwama attack: India hikes customs duty to 200 per cent on imports from Pak

On Friday, India announced withdrawal of Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Pakistan.

17 Feb 2019 10:35 AM