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Covid-19 disruptions may lead to 7 million unintended pregnancies: UN

Around 450 million women across 114 low and middle-income countries use contraceptives.

29 Apr 2020 11:55 AM

Violating fundamental rights in the name of Covid would lead to a human rights disaster: UN

Police and other security forces using excessive force to make people abide by lockdowns are reported worldwide

27 Apr 2020 4:45 PM

UN chief urges Africa to take urgent steps to stem coronavirus growth

Guterres said the UN and African countries are working together in fight against the pandemic.

16 Apr 2020 12:02 PM

Over 180 deaths, 3 deaths across United Nations system worldwide

However, the spokesman did not provide further details or a country-wise break-up of the cases.

14 Apr 2020 12:47 PM

Covid-19 is this century’s global inflection point

In the post-Covid-19 world the institutions of global governance would have to be revisited and remodelled

31 Mar 2020 11:56 AM

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Post ICJ hearing, Myanmar has 'softened' stance, says Bangladesh Foreign Minister

Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation deal two years ago, but virtually no refugees have been returned to date.

16 Dec 2019 1:48 PM

UN launches humanitarian appeal for nearly USD 29 billion

UN launches USD 29 bn emergency funding appeal.

04 Dec 2019 3:38 PM

'Terror-crime nexus an existential global threat,' says Syed Akbaruddin

Akbaruddin highlighted nefarious activities of terror outfits designated by world body including Islamic State, LeT and JeM.

20 Nov 2019 10:02 AM

Leaked govt files show how China organised mass detention of Uighurs, Muslims

Beijing denies any mistreatment of the Uighurs or others in Xinjiang.

18 Nov 2019 12:19 PM

Full and fancy life of a Fijian who found his roots in Delhi

Films were a passion in his life from his very young days and it is a passion that still continues.

15 Nov 2019 1:59 AM

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Garbage dropped by China, India into sea 'floats into Los Angeles': Trump

Terming climate change as 'complex issue', Trump said he considers himself to be, 'in many ways, an environmentalist, believe it or not'.

13 Nov 2019 3:36 PM

Rockets rain from Gaza as Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

As the rocket fire and Israeli air-strikes continued into the night, Gaza medical officials said 10 Palestinians had been killed.

13 Nov 2019 10:02 AM

Donald Trump's climate stand 'so extreme', it's waking people up: Thunberg

'He’s so extreme and he says so extreme things, so I think people wake up by that in a way,' the 16-year-old said.

13 Nov 2019 8:38 AM

'Uranium particles' detected at undeclared site in Iran: UN's nuclear watchdog

Report from the watchdog says it detected natural uranium particles of anthropogenic origin at a location in Iran not declared to agency.

12 Nov 2019 9:04 AM

Uber chief terms Jamal Khashoggi’s murder a ‘mistake’, apologises after uproar

Khosrowshahi later said he regretted his comments, made during an interview with Axios on HBO.

12 Nov 2019 8:43 AM

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US wants United Nations to take up Dalai Lama succession issue

The Dalai Lama once travelled incessantly, drawing huge Western audiences with his good-humoured lectures on compassion and happiness.

09 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

It’s high time to push UN’s democratisation

The UN now has 191 members, and Switzerland was the last to join on September 10, 2002.

06 Nov 2019 1:16 AM

India, Bangladesh, Japan, China most vulnerable to rising sea levels, says UN Chief

Guterres said the biggest threat to sustainability today in the world is climate change.

05 Nov 2019 1:05 PM

Sitharaman meets IFAD president Houngbo to boost efforts for rural communities

India has set an ambitious goal of doubling farmers' incomes by 2022.

28 Oct 2019 7:17 PM

UN: India lashes out at Pak, says linchpins of terror networks enjoy safe havens

Pakistan raked up the issue of Kashmir at the UN, referring to the communications lockdown in the state after the abrogation of Article 370.

24 Oct 2019 3:21 PM

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