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5000 troops, night vision helicopters to be sent to US-Mexico border

The United Nations estimates about 7,000 people have joined the caravan since it set out from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on October 13.

30 Oct 2018 12:39 PM

There’s a crisis of survival and human agency

More and more people around the world are waking up to the reality of the epoch that has become known as the anthropocene.

20 Oct 2018 1:10 AM

‘Storm heading your way’: UN warns of growing hunger, climate change threats

The UN aims to achieve a Zero Hunger world by 2030, but faces three obstacles: conflicts, climate change and an economic slowdown.

16 Oct 2018 5:59 PM

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia death toll nears 1,400

In Geneva, the United Nations expressed frustration at the slow pace of the response.

03 Oct 2018 12:35 PM

Venkaiah Naidu flags issue of cross-border terrorism from Pakistan

Naidu urged UN to come up with 'strong, coded actions' to tackle terror, its sponsors and those who are funding and supporting it.

01 Oct 2018 4:49 PM


Imran Khan nothing but 'chaprasi', says Subramanian Swamy

Swamy was here to attend a programme of 'Sanskritik Gaurav Sansthan' Tripura unit.

01 Oct 2018 2:07 PM

Many challenges ahead for the UN’s peacekeepers and how to meet them

UN peacekeeping faces increasingly difficult challenges, including attacks against its peacekeepers, complex mandates, and uneven political support.

01 Oct 2018 12:31 AM

At UN, Russia says meddling claims baseless, slams US

Sergey Lavrov pounded away at 'self-serving' unilateral moves by Trump, and assailed crippling Western sanctions as 'political blackmail.'

29 Sep 2018 11:42 AM

PM Modi, 48 other world leaders endorse UN chief's campaign to combat sex abuse

In 2017, Guterres had launched a campaign to prevent and end sexual exploitation by UN personnel.

28 Sep 2018 3:50 PM

Rejected meeting with Trudeau at UNGA over trade fight: Trump

Trump vented his frustration with Canada along sidelines of UNGA, latest sign of deteriorating ties between two allies.

27 Sep 2018 4:54 PM


UN wasn't laughing at me, they were laughing with me, says Trump

The incident took place during Trump's speech to the annual UN General Assembly.

27 Sep 2018 10:55 AM

UN Human Rights chief cites India's ruling on gay sex, urges countries to amend laws

Bachelet said there is a need to see more countries taking steps to bring their laws in line with fundamental equality of all their people.

26 Sep 2018 4:13 PM

Trump says US ‘booming like never before’, draws a laugh from world leaders at UNGA

Trump said America’s economy is booming like never before and since his election, the US has added USD 10 trillion in wealth.

26 Sep 2018 12:37 PM

India a free society, successfully lifting millions out of poverty: Trump at UNGA

Trump said dreams that fill UNGA hall are as diverse as people who have stood at this podium and as varied as countries represented in UN.

26 Sep 2018 9:06 AM

Pakistan says it is open to talks, India calls it ‘one-trick pony’

He added that “single act plays” have no resonance on multi-lateral platforms like the United Nations.

25 Sep 2018 1:47 AM


Second North Korea summit likely to take place ‘quite soon’: Trump

Trump says secretary of state Mike Pompeo is working out the details for the second Trump-Kim meeting.

24 Sep 2018 8:33 PM

UN has 'no right to interfere' says Myanmar army chief

No country, organisation or group has the 'right to interfere in and make decisions over sovereignty of a country', report said.

24 Sep 2018 2:17 PM

Indian employed in UN Women dismissed for sexual conduct

UN Women said last month that Office of Audit and Investigation of UNDP had completed its investigation into sexual misconduct allegations.

19 Sep 2018 1:50 PM

'Full blame' on Israel, says Russia as Syria accidentally downs its jet

The incident, which happened late Monday, was the worst case of friendly fire between the two allies.

18 Sep 2018 3:37 PM

A changing UN might offer India a new role

The United States has decided to reduce its UN peacekeeping contribution from 28.5 per cent of its total budget to 25 per cent.

17 Sep 2018 1:27 AM