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#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene
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#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene

Pakistan suffered a huge setback on the Kashmir issue after being rebuffed in all efforts to seek international intervention against India's decision to revoke Article 370 and split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.
UN Secretary-General welcomes resolution of political crisis in Sri Lanka
World

UN Secretary-General welcomes resolution of political crisis in Sri Lanka

UN chief Antonio Guterres has welcomed the resolution of the political crisis in Sri Lanka and called on all the political actors to resolve all outstanding differences in the interest of people of the country.
Trillions of dollars paid in bribes every year: UN Secretary-General
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Trillions of dollars paid in bribes every year: UN Secretary-General

Trillions of dollars, equivalent to more than 5% of global GDP, are paid in bribes or stolen through corruption every year, according to the United Nations.
India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities
World

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.
UN environment chief, under fire for travel expenses, resigns
World

UN environment chief, under fire for travel expenses, resigns

UN environment chief Erik Solheim resigned yesterday after an audit questioning his huge travel expenses triggered an outcry.
Guterres urges Lankan President to allow vote in Parliament soon
World

Guterres urges Lankan President to allow vote in Parliament soon

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has voiced concern over the ongoing political crisis in Sri Lanka, urging President Maithripala Sirisena to revert to parliamentary procedures and allow Parliament to vote "as soon as possible".
Killing of journalists should not be new normal: UN chief
World

Killing of journalists should not be new normal: UN chief

On "The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists", marked annually on November 2, the UN Chief, Antonio Guterres said the killing of journalists around the world for doing their job is "outrageous" and should not become the "new normal".
UN chief Antonio Guterres arrives on maiden India visit
India

UN chief Antonio Guterres arrives on maiden India visit

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in New Delhi today on his maiden visit to India as the head of the world body that coincides with the commencement of events marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
PM Modi expresses profound sorrow at Kofi Annan's death
India

PM Modi expresses profound sorrow at Kofi Annan's death

PM Modi today expressed profound sorrow at the death of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, describing him as not only a great African diplomat and humanitarian but also a conscience keeper of international peace and security.

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