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
The Council’s 54 member Governments are elected by the General Assembly for overlapping three-year terms.
16 Jun 2017 1:05 PM
India accused Pakistan of 'misusing' the UN platform to pursue its political objectives.
15 Jun 2017 11:41 AM
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
'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
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
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
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi led the Indian delegation at the UN Human Rights Council.
05 May 2017 8:44 AM
Catalina Devandas-Aguilar is scheduled to arrive in the isolated nation on Wednesday.
27 Apr 2017 8:17 PM
The reclusive state has conducted five nuclear tests and a series of missile launches in defiance of UN resolutions.
28 Mar 2017 3:45 PM
This includes developing a “pre-emptive first strikecapability” and an inter-continental ballistic missile, said Choe Myong Nam.
23 Mar 2017 1:30 AM
The UN and other organisations have repeatedly accused the Syrian authorities of widespread torture.
14 Mar 2017 3:49 PM
UN chief's Deputy Spokesman said that UN chief Antonio Guterres would talk to different officials if it helped move the process along.
10 Mar 2017 4:06 PM
Company will launch the all-new third generation Swift, which was unveiled here, in India in the spring of 2018.
08 Mar 2017 1:30 PM
More than 350,000 people are in need of urgent medical aid in Taiz, where pro-government forces are fighting back a rebel assault.
04 Mar 2017 9:22 PM
It was not immediately clear whether the issue of fighting terrorism would be part of the terms.
03 Mar 2017 9:11 PM
The black-clad assailant committed suicide after Monday's spree and his body was found on a nearby river bank, police said.
21 Dec 2016 9:36 AM
Most of those at the Islamic Centre were from North Africa, Somalia and Eritrea, according to the ATS news agency.
21 Dec 2016 2:34 AM