Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat highlighted the sufferings of women in India at the 65th United Nations DPI/NGO Conference, saying strong implementation of laws is required and men should be part o
In her last address to the Security Council, the UN human rights chief sharply criticised the body for its ineffectiveness on Syria and other intractable conflicts, saying its members have often put n
A Turkish aid group said on Monday it would send ships again to challenge the Israeli blockade of Gaza, four years after Israeli commandos stormed its flotilla bound for the Palestinian territory and
The UN Security Council has urged governments to help Iraq cope with a humanitarian crisis sparked by a jihadist offensive that has left hundreds of thousands of Iraqis on the run.
Prime Minister Naren-dra Modi is expected to address the United Nations General Assem-bly on September 27, giving his first global speech to an audience of nearly 200 world leaders and foreign ministe
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.