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UN mediator urging all sides to aim for ‘real progress’ in Syria peace talks

The talks have achieved little through seven previous rounds that began in 2016, but there are hopes that progress will be made this time.

30 Nov 2017 5:57 PM

North Korea calls sanctions ‘brutal,’ ‘human rights violation’; asks for halt

The call for an immediate end to the sanctions comes as US President Donald Trump sets off on a trip to Asia.

04 Nov 2017 11:29 AM

7-yr-old manages to board plane without ticket, airport security stumped

The girl managed to get into a plane, was spotted by an official, stopped, and handed over to police.

01 Nov 2017 11:39 AM

Swiss formalise intermediary role between Saudi Arabia, Iran

Switzerland has often played the role of go-between for countries at odds with one another.

26 Oct 2017 3:09 PM

Qatar files WTO complaint over Gulf trade 'siege'

Qatar has asked WTO to set up a panel to arbitrate its complaint against Gulf neighbours.

13 Oct 2017 6:01 PM

Naxalites, separatists use children to fight in C'garh, J&K: UN report

Government reports confirmed the military use of four schools by security forces in that region for several weeks, the report said.

07 Oct 2017 4:43 PM

UN refuge agency says toll from Rohingya boat capsize likely to top 60

Witnesses and survivors previously said that the overturned vessel was just metres from the coast in rough waters.

29 Sep 2017 3:31 PM

India slams Pak's fake photo at UN, shows pic of fallen braveheart

India showed image of Lt Umar Fayaz, a young officer from J&K, who was kidnapped and was killed by Pak supported terrorists in May.

26 Sep 2017 8:38 AM

Land that protected Laden plays victim card: India slams Pak PM at UNGA

India in its reply also said that Pak must understand that Jammu and Kashmir is and will always remain an integral part of India.

22 Sep 2017 10:07 AM

Pak using 'Jihad' for its foreign policy goals in J&K: UN experts

Prof. Boris Wilke, a senior researcher and political scientist claimed that 'terrorism is a strategy and not a creed.'

20 Sep 2017 7:52 PM

Terrorism emanating from Pak reason for current Kashmir situation: India

'The world watches with concern as the consequences of Pakistan’s actions have spread beyond its immediate neighbour'.

13 Sep 2017 5:42 PM

N Korea defends missile launch as 'tough counter-measures' against US-S Korea drills

'My hope is that North Korea ends this provocative behaviour,' US ambassador Robert Wood said.

29 Aug 2017 4:54 PM

UN prosecutor finds ‘enough evidence’ to convict Syria’s Assad of war crimes

Carla Del Ponte said that without an international court or prosecutor to try the Syria war crimes cases, justice would remain elusive.

13 Aug 2017 6:33 PM

Islamic State outsources terror attacks to Pakistan based outfits: UN

The 20th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team was submitted to the UNSC Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee here.

12 Aug 2017 4:26 PM

Five injured in Swiss chainsaw attack: Reports

Authorities were first alerted about the attack in the old quarter of Schaffhausen at 10:39 am (0839 GMT), the ATS news agency said.

24 Jul 2017 6:49 PM

Arab states urge Qatar to accept 6 principles to combat extremism amid Gulf crisis

Al-Mouallimi stressed that stopping incitement to violence is essential, but he said closing Al-Jazeera might not be necessary.

19 Jul 2017 12:44 PM

Make appropriate amendments: Russia blocks UN sanctions on N Korea

The draft statement included a strong condemnation of launch, setting the stage for a draft resolution on tougher sanctions on North Korea.

07 Jul 2017 8:05 AM

India ratifies UN trade treaty; becomes 71st country to join group

TIR will help India to integrate with Myanmar and Thailand as well as Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.

19 Jun 2017 8:23 PM

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide: UN

Of the total, some 10.3 million people were newly displaced in 2016, around two-thirds fleeing within their own countries.

19 Jun 2017 11:21 AM

India wins re-election to UN organ on economic, social issues

The Council’s 54 member Governments are elected by the General Assembly for overlapping three-year terms.

16 Jun 2017 1:05 PM