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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

India a free society, successfully lifting millions out of poverty: Trump at UNGA

Trump said dreams that fill UNGA hall are as diverse as people who have stood at this podium and as varied as countries represented in UN.

26 Sep 2018 9:06 AM

Major powers, Iran meet to salvage nuclear deal without US

Speaking before senior officials from Britain, China, Germany, Russia and Iran, EU's Mogherini made case for Iran remaining in deal.

25 Sep 2018 4:20 PM

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern makes history with baby at UN assembly

Ardern, became one of few world leaders to give birth while in office, brought her daughter to hall and was seen cuddling and kissing her.

25 Sep 2018 4:07 PM

UNGA: Sushma Swaraj holds bilateral meetings with key foreign counterparts

Swaraj held bilateral meetings on the sidelines of UN General Assembly and discussed issues such as trade, investment and capacity building.

25 Sep 2018 1:27 PM


Trump urges nations to work together to combat drug problem

India is among the early co-hosts of the meeting organised by the US on counter-narcotics that is supported by nearly 130 UN member states.

25 Sep 2018 12:15 PM

US to provide USD 185 mn for those affected by Rakhine state crisis

The new funding will support implementation of critical emergency services, including shelter, food, water, sanitation, health care.

25 Sep 2018 12:03 PM

Not after Iran regime change but vows 'maximum pressure': US

Trump has pulled out of an international agreement to constrict Iran's nuclear deal and restored sanctions.

25 Sep 2018 11:11 AM

We are going to win, says Mike Pompeo on trade war with China

Trump has taken an increasingly hard line on trade, with USD 200 billion in tariffs on Chinese exports set to take effect on Monday.

24 Sep 2018 2:02 PM

UN chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

The Secretary-General will arrive in New Delhi on October 1.

22 Sep 2018 12:37 PM


UN chief urges Myanmar to pardon convicted Reuters reporters

'It is my deep belief that that should not happen,' he said adding that he hoped Myanmar govt would pardon and release them at the earliest.

21 Sep 2018 11:42 AM

7 people, including children, shot at in New York: reports

The Syracuse Firefighters union reported seven victims from the shooting on the city's Midland Avenue, according to a Facebook post.

21 Sep 2018 9:34 AM

UN chief calls for concrete action to follow up on N Korea's denuclearisation

Guterres welcomed the announcement by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a summit with Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang.

20 Sep 2018 1:37 PM

Indian employed in UN Women dismissed for sexual conduct

UN Women said last month that Office of Audit and Investigation of UNDP had completed its investigation into sexual misconduct allegations.

19 Sep 2018 1:50 PM

Amid budget cuts, over USD 52,000 spent on Nikki Haley's residence curtains: Report

A spokesman for Haley said plans to buy the curtains were made in 2016 during the Obama administration and Haley had no say in the purchase.

14 Sep 2018 2:00 PM