United Nations Security Council: News

30 Nov 2017

North Korea

US warns North Korea will be "utterly destroyed" in war

North Korea's leadership would be "utterly destroyed" in the event of a war, US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley warned at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

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.

17 Nov 2017

Russia News

Syria chemical attacks inquiry: UNSC to vote

The UN Security Council is scheduled to vote today on a US-sponsored resolution extending the inquiry into chemical attacks carried out during the Syrian War.

03 Nov 2017


China again blocks UN proposal to sanction JeM chief Azhar

China has once again vetoed a US-backed resolution at the UN Security Council (UNSC) to sanction Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar.

30 Oct 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

China to shield JeM-chief Masood Azhar at UN again?

China often stands up for its all-weather friend, Pakistan at the UN and other multilateral forums.

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."

07 Oct 2017


India-EU summit: Both sides commit to jointly fight terrorism

India and the EU adopted a Joint Statement on Cooperation in Combating Terrorism on Friday during the 14th India-EU summit in New Delhi.

30 Sep 2017

North Korea

UN sanctions: Beijing orders North Korean companies to close shop

World powers seem determined to put maximum pressure on North Korea, in order to discipline Pyongyang for its rogue behavior.

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.

23 Sep 2017

North Korea

China limits oil exports, bans textile imports from North Korea

China has stepped up sanctions against North Korea by limiting oil exports and banning textile imports from the isolated regime.

22 Sep 2017


Here's why Eenam Gambhir is winning internet and our hearts

In a spectacular rebuttal, India silenced Pakistan over the Kashmir crisis at the UN General Assembly on Friday. Courtesy Eenam Gambhir, India's First Secretary of the Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

21 Sep 2017


Pakistan: Won't accept Indian political or military role in Afghanistan

Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has called for the implementation of the UN Security Council resolution on Kashmir.

19 Sep 2017

South Korea

North Korea: Sanctions would only accelerate nuclear program

In a statement, North Korea termed the latest round of UN sanctions "the most vicious, unethical and inhumane act of hostility."

12 Sep 2017

North Korea

UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea following its recent H-bomb test.

07 Sep 2017

North Korea

North Korea sanctions: US proposes Kim Jong-un asset freeze

It seems the US was serious when it vowed to impose "the strongest possible sanctions" against North Korea at the UN.

05 Sep 2017

North Korea

US urges "strongest possible measures" against North Korea at UN

North Korea's recent Hydrogen-bomb test sent tremors of fear and insecurity rippling through the world.

04 Sep 2017

South Korea

South Korea responds to North's nuclear test with live-fire drills

South Korea has responded to North Korea's sixth nuclear test by conducting a live-fire missile drill simulating an offensive against Pyongyang's nuclear test site.

30 Aug 2017

North Korea

Trump to North Korea: "All options are on the table"

US President Donald Trump has reacted angrily to the latest North Korean missile test, saying it signals the regime's contempt for its neighbors and the UN.

23 Aug 2017

North Korea

US sanctions Chinese and Russian firms for aiding North Korea

The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on nearly a dozen Russian and Chinese firms and individuals for allegedly aiding North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

06 Aug 2017

South Korea

UN's Permanent-Five imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea

Intending to penalize North Korea for keeping its ballistic missile program alive, the UN Security Council unanimously imposed sanctions banning North Korean exports and limiting foreign investment.

28 Jul 2017


US calls Iran's space rocket launch test 'provocative'

On July 27, Iran launched a rocket which it claims can deliver a satellite into space, ratcheting tensions with the US.

25 Jul 2017


Israel agrees to remove Jerusalem metal detectors as crisis worsens

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet has voted to remove metal detectors from a holy site in Jerusalem known to Jews as Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif.

06 Jul 2017

North Korea

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.

03 Jul 2017

North Korea

Trump discusses North Korea with Xi, Abe before G-20 meet

North Korea's nuclear threats were an important topic in phone calls made by US President Donald Trump to his counterparts in China and Japan.

01 Jul 2017

South Korea

Trump warns of "determined response" against North Korea

US President Donald Trump said it's time for a "determined response" with North Korea since years of "strategic patience" have failed.

30 Jun 2017

South Korea

South Korea vows to support Trump over North Korea

South Korea's recently elected President Moon Jae-in vowed to stand firmly with US President Donald Trump against North Korea.

28 Jun 2017


PM Modi concludes foreign visit, calls Netherlands India's 'natural partner'

PM Modi wrapped up his three-nation tour with a visit to Netherlands where he held discussions on bolstering political and economic relations between India and Netherlands.

30 Apr 2017


India's global diplomacy stature: Cyprus seeks help in Turkey issue

Evident of India's growing global diplomacy stature, Cyprus sought India's help in its reunification efforts with Turkey.

19 Jan 2017

Russia News

Barack Obama gives final press conference as president

Barack Obama covered a range of issues during his last press conference as president.

09 Jan 2017


India, Portugal ink seven agreements in New Delhi

India and Portugal signed seven agreements, including a defence cooperation MOU, after talks between Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

08 Aug 2016


Pakistan's Syed Sulahuddin intimidates India with a nuclear war

According to Syed Salahuddin of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, a nuclear war is likely to take place between India and Pakistan over Kashmir.