Washington’s arch-foe Iran has a role to play in tackling ISIS militants who have overrun large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, US secretary of state John Kerry said.
India is on the “brink of an urban revolution” with its population in towns and cities expected to reach 600 million by 2031, according to a new United Nations-backed report which pegged the gap in ur
Up to 700 children have been killed or maimed in Iraq since the beginning of 2014, some of them used as suicide bombers by the Islamic State militant group, formerly known as ISIS, a UN envoy said Mon
The head of UN peacekeeping operations has commended General Iqbal Singh Singha, the Indian force commander of the UN mission in the Golan Heights, for his “strong leadership” and “good and sound judg
The Nusra Front abducted the Fijian peacekeepers and surrounded two Filipino contingents serving in the UN force known as UNDOF
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