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UN chief meets South Asian leaders, discusses peacekeeping, climate change

The Secretary-General met Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday and the two discussed 'regional issues'.

29 Sep 2018 11:48 AM

At UN, Russia says meddling claims baseless, slams US

Sergey Lavrov pounded away at 'self-serving' unilateral moves by Trump, and assailed crippling Western sanctions as 'political blackmail.'

29 Sep 2018 11:42 AM

China says it won't be pushed around by US on trade

Foreign Minister Wang Yi insisted that his country 'will not be blackmailed' or bow to pressure.

29 Sep 2018 11:27 AM

Imran should solve own issues before pointing at Kashmir: US advocacy group

Voice of Karachi asserted that Pakistan is answerable for several things including freedom given to leaders of terrorist group like LeT.

29 Sep 2018 11:07 AM

US reiterates support for India's permanent role in reformed UNSC

US supported India's bid for permanent seat in UNSC and in other multilateral institutions such as the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

29 Sep 2018 10:48 AM

PM Modi, 48 other world leaders endorse UN chief's campaign to combat sex abuse

In 2017, Guterres had launched a campaign to prevent and end sexual exploitation by UN personnel.

28 Sep 2018 3:50 PM

US seeks to continue N Korea sanctions despite progress, Russia, China oppose

Pompeo said US has evidence that UN sanctions, particularly those restricting North Korean oil imports and coal exports, are being violated.

28 Sep 2018 3:02 PM

Donald Trump admits friendship with China’s Xi Jinping could be over

US this week enacted new tariffs against China covering another USD 200 bn of imports, shrugging off threats of counter measures.

27 Sep 2018 12:47 PM

Two-state solution works best: Trump on Israel-Palestine conflict

Trump, in a meeting with Netanyahu at UN General Assembly, also said he wanted to unveil a peace plan in the next two to three months.

27 Sep 2018 11:34 AM

Would have been at war with North Korea without my election: Trump

'We have a very good relationship. He (Kim) likes me, I like him,' Donald Trump told a press conference in New York.

27 Sep 2018 11:23 AM

UN wasn't laughing at me, they were laughing with me, says Trump

The incident took place during Trump's speech to the annual UN General Assembly.

27 Sep 2018 10:55 AM

Antigua assures India full cooperation in Mehul Choksi's extradition

Asked if Antigua would help in extraditing Choksi, Greene told, 'I think it is only appropriate if you speak to your Foreign Minister.'

27 Sep 2018 10:38 AM

Vowing US first, Trump praises Kim, urges Iran isolation at UN

Trump denounced clerical regime in Tehran for sowing 'chaos, death and destruction' as he defended his decision to ditch Iran nuclear deal.

26 Sep 2018 1:57 PM

No sanctions, no threats: Iran hits out at 'hostile' US approach

'The United States policy vis-a-vis the Islamic Republic of Iran has been wrong from the beginning', Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

26 Sep 2018 1:48 PM

Takes very little to worsen situation: Foreign Minister on cancelled Indo-Pak meet

Speaking at 73rd UN General Assembly, Qureshi said, 'I have a lot to say, but I don't want to make the situation worse.'

26 Sep 2018 1:28 PM

Trump says US ‘booming like never before’, draws a laugh from world leaders at UNGA

Trump said America’s economy is booming like never before and since his election, the US has added USD 10 trillion in wealth.

26 Sep 2018 12:37 PM

US, Mexico ready to sign new NAFTA without Canada: US official

Momentum appeared to have stalled last week in efforts to bridge differences between Washington and Ottawa in negotiations to rewrite NAFTA.

26 Sep 2018 12:30 PM

Trump, Guterres discuss terrorism, proliferation at UN General Assembl

Trump called the UN 'a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time' and slammed 'utter weakness and incompetence of UN'.

26 Sep 2018 12:22 PM

World order increasingly chaotic, says UN chief

Guterres called for renewed commitment to a rules-based order with UN at its centre and warned against spreading 'politics of pessimism.'

26 Sep 2018 10:30 AM

Rafale deal 'govt-to-govt' discussion, wasn't in-charge when signed: Macron

Macron was asked if Indian govt had at any point told France or Dassault that they had to accept Reliance as Indian partner for Rafale deal.

26 Sep 2018 9:36 AM