05 Jan 2021
US welcomes India to UN Security Council
The United States welcomed India to the United Nations Security Council, saying that it looks forward to working over shared interests toward a peaceful and secure India-Pacific region and the world.
20 Aug 2020
Give up pet dogs for meat: Kim Jong-un to citizens
Adding to the long list of bizarre orders that he has given since coming to power, North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un asked his countrymen to give up pet dogs, a move political watchers believe would assuage the country's hunger problem.
17 Aug 2019
J&K: After 13 days of clampdown, landlines, internet partially restored
As assured earlier, the government eased restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been under an unprecedented security cover for days now.
17 Aug 2019
After UNSC's J&K meeting, India says matter 'internal', rebukes Pakistan
On Friday, India reiterated that all issues related to Jammu and Kashmir, specifically the abrogation of Article 370, putting the state under lockdown, and dividing it into two union territories, were the country's internal matter, and Pakistan should stop terrorism to initiate dialog.
16 Aug 2019
UNSC to hold closed-door talks on Kashmir today
The United Nations Security Council will take up the Kashmir issue and hold closed-door talks on Friday, said reports. The meeting has been facilitated on China's request.
14 Mar 2019
India "disappointed" as China blocks move on Masood Azhar again
China blocked UN Security Council from designating Jaish-e-Mohammed founder, Masood Azhar, a global terrorist for the fourth time on Thursday.
23 Feb 2019
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 (UNSC) accusing India of threatening regional security, the Foreign Office said yesterday.
22 Feb 2019
#PulwamaAftermath: Pakistan Government takes control of Jaish headquarters amid pressure
Amid immense international pressure, the Pakistani Government has taken over the administrative control of Jaish-e-Mohammed terror outfit's headquarters on Friday.
15 Feb 2019
China blocks India's bid to declare Masood as global-terrorist, again
On Friday, China refused to back India's bid in the United Nations to declare Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist, despite the organization taking responsibility for the deadly Pulwama attack.
22 Dec 2018
Pakistan PM raised Kashmir issue with UN chief: Spokesman
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned UN chief Antonio Guterres and raised the issue of Kashmir, a UN spokesman has said.
07 Dec 2018
India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities
India abstained from voting on a US-sponsored UN General Assembly draft resolution that would have condemned, for the first time, the activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza.
07 Dec 2018
United Nations launches framework to strengthen fight against terrorism
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched a framework to combat the scourge of international terrorism and coordinate efforts across the peace and security, humanitarian, and sustainable development sectors.
23 Oct 2018
US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow
US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser has met with Russia's Defense Minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.
10 Oct 2018
UN Security Council needs to be reformed without delay: India
India has said that the UN Security Council needs to be reformed without delay or else it'll be left to nurse its self-inflicted wounds of "diminishing relevance" like terrorism, armed conflicts, and climate change.
24 Sep 2018
#RohingyaCrisis: UN has 'no right to interfere', says Myanmar army-chief
Myanmar army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of the country, a week after a UN probe suggested that he be prosecuted for "genocide" against the Rohingya minority.
20 May 2018
UNSC needs to be more consistent, unbiased in implementing-resolutions: Pakistan
During a Security Council debate in United Nations, Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said the UN Security Council (UNSC) must end "selectivity" in implementing resolutions, especially long-standing "disputes" such as J&K and Palestine.
28 Apr 2018
Monsoon threatens tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees: UN
The United Nations said that lives of tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees hang in the balance as monsoon and cyclone seasons threaten their makeshift camps in Bangladesh.
26 Dec 2017
Israel praises Guatemala for deciding to move embassy to Jerusalem
Guatemala, a US-ally recently became the first state to announce its decision to shift its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
22 Dec 2017
UN General Assembly resolution opposes Trump's Jerusalem declaration
The UN General Assembly has voted 128-9 in favor of a resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
22 Nov 2017
ICJ election: How India dislodged P5-member UK to win
The re-election of India's candidate Dalveer Singh to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was the result of New Delhi's biggest diplomatic offensives in recent times, the Times of India has reported.
21 Nov 2017
Big win: India's nominee Dalveer Bhandari re-elected as ICJ judge
India's nominee to the Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ), Dalveer Bhandari, has won a re-election bid after Britain withdrew its candidate from a long, deadlocked race.
20 Nov 2017
India battles Britain to get its candidate re-elected to ICJ
The UN General Assembly (GA) and Security Council (SC) will be convening to hold the 12th round of voting to break the deadlock between India's Dalveer Bhandari and Britain's Christopher Greenwood for re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
11 Nov 2017
Pakistan agrees to let Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife visit him
In a surprise move, Pakistan has offered to arrange a meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife.
27 Oct 2017
UN blames Assad regime over chemical attack that killed 80
A UN report has blamed the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad for a chemical attack on a rebel-held town on April 4 that killed 80 people.
18 Oct 2017
Nikki Haley: India can help US keep eye on Pakistan
Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, said India can help Washington keep an eye on Pakistan even as President Donald Trump has "taken a tougher approach to Islamabad harboring terrorists."
25 Sep 2017
Pakistan lobbying UN to declare India a "sponsor of terror"
Pakistan is now lobbying the United Nations to designate India as a "state sponsor of terrorism," claimed the country's Express Tribune.
19 Sep 2017
Trump blames bureaucracy and mismanagement for UN's woes
US President Donald Trump said in his first speech at the UN that bureaucracy and mismanagement are preventing the world body from living up to its potential.
17 Sep 2017
India won't stop till Masood Azhar is brought to justice
A top Indian diplomat has said that India will not stop till Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed leader Masood Azhar is brought to justice.
06 Jul 2017
US: Will use military force against North Korea if needed
The US said it will use its military forces against North Korea "if we must," in reaction to Pyongyang's intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch.
10 Mar 2017
UN chief proposes measures to tackle sexual abuse by peacekeepers
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has proposed new measures to counter sexual abuse and exploitation by UN peacekeepers and staff.
28 Feb 2017
UN report identifies North Korean front company in Malaysia
A UN report, drafted for the Security Council has identified a property in Malaysia, operated by a front company for North Korea's intelligence agency.
15 Oct 2016
New UN chief to boost gender equality, women empowerment
After being unanimously voted as Ban Ki-moon's successor, Antonio Guterres vowed to work as a "convener and bridge-builder" prioritizing human dignity, gender equality and xenophobia.
25 Aug 2016
American University in Kabul under attack
A car bomb detonated at the front gate of the American University and several armed militants forced their way in.