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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

Pakistan using terror to destabilise Kashmir: India tells UNHRC

India accused Pakistan of 'misusing' the UN platform to pursue its political objectives.

15 Jun 2017 11:41 AM