The UN agency assisting Palestinian refugees has said that over 100,000 internally displaced people are seeking safety in its facilities amid deteriorating security conditions in the Gaza Strip as it
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he would ask UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to “put the State of Palestine under the UN international protection system” in order to address the violence in
Delhi has become the world's second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report.
The UN has commemorated the centenary of World War I, lauding the courage and sacrifice of soldiers, including over a million from India, and underscored the importance of reconciliation through diplo
British Actress Emma Watson, best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the 'Harry Potter movie series, has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women.
A UN expert panel has concluded that a shipment of rockets and other weapons that was seized by Israel came from Iran and represents a violation of the UN arms embargo on Tehran, according to a confid
The UN Security Council has imposed sanctions against the leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram militant organisation and its splinter group, a month after the UN body designated the outfit as a terrorist gr
United Nations: An Indian national was among 11 crew members of a ship freed after being held hostage for nearly four years by Somali pirates, with a top United Nations official calling for the releas
The United Nations honoured 106 peacekeepers, including eight Indian soldiers, who lost their lives in peacekeeping operations, even as India stressed that the Security Council should act to restore p
Al Qaeda’s recruitment of foreign fighters has expanded the terrorist network’s global reach and could lead to new pan-Arab and pan-European networks of extremists, the chair of the UN committee monit