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UN Chief calls for direct dialogue between India and Pakistan

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (Photo: AP)

Ban Ki-moon hopes India and Pakistan will use "all opportunities" to resume NSA level

Anupam Kher is HeForShe campaign advocate

Anupam Kher

Acclaimed actor Anupam Kher has been named an advocate for the United Nations’ campaign on gender equality.

UN Security Council votes for Syria gas attack probe

The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously passed a resolution asking UN chief Ban Ki-moon and the head of the global anti-chemical weapons watchdog to prepare a plan to set up an inquiry to identi

US, Cuba’s UN envoys meet 1st time in decades

Samantha Power made the first visit by an American ambassador to the United Nations to Cuba’s UN mission in over a half-century on Friday.

United Nations: Global population to be 11.2 billion by end of century

The world’s population is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and 9.7 billion in 2050, a new United Nations report says.

Russia vetoes UNSC resolution on MH17

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Ukraine foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin (right) makes a sympathetic gesture to Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders (centre) as he prepares to speak before the Security Council after the Russian veto at the UN headquarters on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.