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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

China blocks India’s NSG membership even after body’s meeting in Switzerland

The meeting also discussed technical, legal and political aspects of the participation of non-NPT States in the NSG.

24 Jun 2017 12:56 PM

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

Kashmir integral part of country, Pak remains illegal occupant: India at UNHRC

India's Permanent Representative at the UN, Rajiv K Chander noted at the session that the entire state of J&K is an integral part of India.

07 Jun 2017 5:23 PM

UN accuses ISIS of executing 163 civilians in Mosul on June 1

'The brutality of Daesh and other terrorist groups seemingly knows no bounds', said Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, using an Arabic acronym for ISIS.

06 Jun 2017 3:47 PM

US' Paris accord exit may lead to 0.3 degree rise in global temperatures: UN

A WMO official, however, said that the likely impact of Trump's widely-condemned decision remains far from clear.

03 Jun 2017 11:43 AM

Yemen: Cholera outbreak kills 124, more than 7 million in high-risk areas

The World Health Organization said last month that fewer than 45 percent of health facilities in Yemen are now fully functioning.

17 May 2017 8:49 AM