Articles about United Nations Security Council

5 ways Trump administration favored India

02 Jun 2018

5 ways Trump administration favored India

Indians love Donald Trump! Ok, that's untrue, but admittedly we all are intrigued by the man who 'very' often uses the word 'very' even though it's 'very' much not needed.

New report claims "sheer brutality" by Myanmar's Rohingyas on Hindus

23 May 2018

New report claims "sheer brutality" by Myanmar's Rohingyas on Hindus

In what could potentially change the narrative around Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, a report by Amnesty International has made controversial allegations.

UNSC needs to be more consistent, unbiased in implementing-resolutions: Pakistan

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.

North Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of US summit

13 May 2018

North Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of US summit

North Korea will destroy Punggye-Ri nuclear test site later this month, ahead of the US summit, it has said, pledging to blow up its tunnels in front of invited foreign media.

Modi-Xi summit will look at big picture of Sino-Indian ties

24 Apr 2018

Modi-Xi summit will look at big picture of Sino-Indian ties

The summit between PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan from April 27-28 will mostly be one-on-one where they will devote most of the time to discuss big picture of Sino-Indian relations rather than specific issues, an official said.

Trump warns Russia on Syria, says missiles 'will be coming'

11 Apr 2018

Trump warns Russia on Syria, says missiles 'will be coming'

US President Donald Trump today warned Russia about supporting Bashar al-Assad in Syria and said US missiles "will be coming" in retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians.

Hafiz Saeed, Dawood Ibrahim feature in UNSC's terrorist list

04 Apr 2018

Hafiz Saeed, Dawood Ibrahim feature in UNSC's terrorist list

A total of 139 entities from Pakistan have been named in The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) consolidated list of terrorists- individuals and organizations.

Fourfold increase in Liberian-women joining police, thanks to Indian peacekeepers

25 Mar 2018

Fourfold increase in Liberian-women joining police, thanks to Indian peacekeepers

As the UN mission in Liberia successfully completes its mandate, the role of an all-female contingent of peacekeepers from India is being highlighted for inspiring women in the West African nation to become police officers.

#SyriaWar: UNSC unanimously votes for 30-day ceasefire in war-torn country

25 Feb 2018

#SyriaWar: UNSC unanimously votes for 30-day ceasefire in war-torn country

The United Nations Security Council unanimously voted in favor of a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in war-torn Syria without delay.

International anti-money-laundering body to put Pakistan on grey-list for terror-financing

23 Feb 2018

International anti-money-laundering body to put Pakistan on grey-list for terror-financing

The global anti-money laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), is reportedly going to put Pakistan back on its grey list of nations that fail to prevent terror-financing and money laundering.

UN Report: North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

04 Feb 2018

UN Report: North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

As per recent UN report, North Korea has earned nearly $200mn in 2017 by exporting banned commodities. It has also allegedly supplied weapons to Syria and Myanmar.

India to Pakistan at UNSC meeting: Change mindset on terrorism

20 Jan 2018

India to Pakistan at UNSC meeting: Change mindset on terrorism

At the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), India made a no-holds barred attack on Pakistan.

'No case against Hafiz Saeed Sahib': Pakistan PM

17 Jan 2018

'No case against Hafiz Saeed Sahib': Pakistan PM

In a shocking turn of events, Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told, in a television interview, that action cannot be taken against the alleged mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Hafiz Saeed as no case was registered against him in Pakistan.

Nuclear button always on my desk: Kim Jong-un

01 Jan 2018

Nuclear button always on my desk: Kim Jong-un

In his New Year's Day address, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for accelerated mass-production of nuclear warheads and missiles, vowing to continue the nuclear weapons program that stoked international tensions, leading to sanctions.

Trump accuses China of allowing oil transfers to North Korea

29 Dec 2017

Trump accuses China of allowing oil transfers to North Korea

US President Donald Trump has tweeted that he's "very disappointed" with China following reports that it has allowed oil shipments to North Korea.

US imposes sanctions on North Korean missile developers

27 Dec 2017

US imposes sanctions on North Korean missile developers

America has imposed sanctions on two North Korean officials who are allegedly responsible for developing the country's nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.

UN Security Council imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

23 Dec 2017

UN Security Council imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has voted to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea over its continued nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

US, India accuse Pakistan of giving safe havens to terrorists

22 Dec 2017

US, India accuse Pakistan of giving safe havens to terrorists

India has told the UN Security Council (UNSC) that support for terror groups, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) "from outside Afghanistan" must stop.

UN General Assembly resolution opposes Trump's Jerusalem declaration

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.

US vetoes UN resolution for withdrawal of Trump's Jerusalem announcement

19 Dec 2017

US vetoes UN resolution for withdrawal of Trump's Jerusalem announcement

As expected, the US has vetoed a UN Security Council Resolution calling for a withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

UN Security Council to vote on Trump's Jerusalem announcement

18 Dec 2017

UN Security Council to vote on Trump's Jerusalem announcement

The UN Security Council is set to vote today on a draft resolution calling for a withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

MSF: 6,700 Rohingya massacred in Myanmar in one month

14 Dec 2017

MSF: 6,700 Rohingya massacred in Myanmar in one month

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the month after the outbreak of violence in Myanmar in August, according to aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

Arab ministers demand America rescind Jerusalem decision

11 Dec 2017

Arab ministers demand America rescind Jerusalem decision

The Foreign ministers of several Arab countries have demanded that America rescind President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Netanyahu: Palestine must accept reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital

11 Dec 2017

Netanyahu: Palestine must accept reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said that to facilitate peace, Palestinians must "get to grips with" the fact that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

US hopes India will do more to pressurize North Korea

02 Dec 2017

US hopes India will do more to pressurize North Korea

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

30 Nov 2017

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.

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed approaches UN to drop his terrorist tag

28 Nov 2017

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed approaches UN to drop his terrorist tag

Hafiz Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and the mastermind who orchestrated the 26/11 attacks on Mumbai has filed a petition with the UN to drop his terrorist tag.

ICJ election: How India dislodged P5-member UK to win

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.

Syria chemical attacks inquiry: UNSC to vote

17 Nov 2017

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.

UN official: War-torn Yemen might face world's biggest famine

09 Nov 2017

UN official: War-torn Yemen might face world's biggest famine

The war in Yemen has left the country in tatters and has rendered life a living hell for common citizens.

China again blocks UN proposal to sanction JeM chief Azhar

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.

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

30 Oct 2017

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.

Nikki Haley: India can help US keep eye on Pakistan

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."

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

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.

UN sanctions: Beijing orders North Korean companies to close shop

30 Sep 2017

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.

Pakistan lobbying UN to declare India a "sponsor of terror"

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.

China limits oil exports, bans textile imports from North Korea

23 Sep 2017

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.

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

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.

India calls Pakistan "Terroristan" following PM Abbasi's speech at UN

22 Sep 2017

India calls Pakistan "Terroristan" following PM Abbasi's speech at UN

India made a scathing rebuttal against Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's belligerent speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

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

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.