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  • Hope for early resumption of dialogue between Palestine and Israel: PM Modi

    Hope for early resumption of dialogue between Palestine and Israel: PM Modi

    World | Nov 27, 2019, 11:39 PM IST

    He said as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people is commemorated, "we hope for an early resumption of the dialogue between Palestine and Israel for moving towards a comprehensive and negotiated resolution."

  • Over 10 million Afghans suffer acute food insecurity: UN

    Over 10 million Afghans suffer acute food insecurity: UN

    World | Nov 19, 2019, 09:07 AM IST

    The Afghan Mission to the UN has formed a Group of Friends, comprised of women representatives to the UN and senior UN officials. This group will highlight the importance of protecting and enhancing women's rights and the role that women can play across society and government, including in peace efforts.

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomes opening of

    UN Secretary General welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

    World | Nov 10, 2019, 10:02 AM IST

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, saying the initiative paves the way for interfaith harmony and understanding.

  • UNSG welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

    UN Secretary General welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

    World | Nov 09, 2019, 11:52 PM IST

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, saying the initiative paves the way for interfaith harmony and understanding.

  • Meaningful collective responses to curb terrorism continues to remain elusive: India

    India | Nov 06, 2019, 11:05 AM IST

    Naidu stressed that India firmly believes human rights issues cannot be approached in isolation, ignoring the complex and intricate relationship between human rights, development, democracy and international cooperation.

  • North Korea says it’s running out of patience with US

    North Korea says it’s running out of patience with US

    World | Oct 27, 2019, 09:21 AM IST

    Those talks have faltered after the collapse of a February summit between Kim and Trump in Hanoi, Vietnam, where the U.S. rejected North Korean demands for broad sanctions relief in exchange for a piecemeal deal toward partially surrendering its nuclear capabilities.

  • UN chief continues to call for Kashmir issue to be resolved

    UN chief continues to call for Kashmir issue

    World | Oct 25, 2019, 04:48 PM IST

    Last month, the UN chief said that dialogue between India and Pakistan is an "absolute essential element" for resolving the Kashmir issue and his good offices are available if both sides ask for it while calling for the full respect of human rights.

  • UN Cash Crisis: India still awaits reimbursements for UN

    India still awaits reimbursements for UN peacekeeping missions

    World | Oct 19, 2019, 01:12 PM IST

    India is among only 35 UN Member States who paid their regular budget dues in full and on time to the world organisation as at October 11, 2019. India paid USD 23.25 million in regular budget assessments by January 31, 2019, the 30-day due period specified as per UN’s Financial Regulation rules.

  • UN faces cash crisis, shuts down headquarters; India pays

    UN faces cash crisis, shuts down headquarters; India pays $23 million

    World | Oct 19, 2019, 08:58 AM IST

    As per documents shared by the UN, 131 member states have paid their regular budget assessments in full. Only 34 countries however paid their regular budget assessments in full within the 30-day due period specified in the UN's financial regulations.

  • China says Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally;

    China says Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally

    World | Oct 08, 2019, 05:28 PM IST

    As Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived here Tuesday for talks with Xi Jinping ahead of the Chinese President's important visit to India, China said the Kashmir issue should be resolved between New Delhi and Islamabad, significantly omitting its recent references to the UN and UN Security Council resolutions.  

  • India voices concerns over USD 1.3 bn of unpaid assessments at UN

    India voices concerns over USD 1.3 bn of unpaid assessments at UN

    World | Oct 08, 2019, 12:09 PM IST

    Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that the UN may run out of money for operations by the end of October as the world body is struggling with a deficit of USD 230 million.

  • UN leaders recall Gandhi's power to bring transformational change through non-violence

    UN leaders recall Gandhi's power to bring transformational change

    India | Oct 02, 2019, 11:00 PM IST

    As the world grapples with violence in forms of environmental destruction to devastation caused by armed conflict, Mahatma Gandhi's vision of peace and sustainable development continues to resonate across the world, UN chief Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday, as leaders of the world body recalled the "transformational change" brought by a "frail" man that inspired millions around the world.

  • Maleeha Lodhi (File Image)

    Pakistan's Gaffe Queen Maleeha Lodhi removed

    India | Sep 30, 2019, 11:16 PM IST

    Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has been removed. Munir Akram has been appointed in her place.

  • PM Modi mentions Tamil poet Kadiyan at UN

    Who is Tamil poet Kaniyan Pungundranar ?

    Sep 27, 2019, 09:26 PM IST

    In his 16 minutes 50 seconds speech at the UNGA, PM Narendra Modi invoked Tamil Poet Kaniyan Pungundranar. The quote when translated in English means 'we have a sense of belonging to every place and everyone is our own'.

  • 10 controversial quotes at UNGA that still reverberates around the world

    10 controversial quotes at UNGA that still reverberate

    World | Sep 27, 2019, 05:38 PM IST

    Indiatvnews.com takes a walk down the history lane to bring you 10 famous quotes from the world leaders that were made at the UNGA and still reverberates across the globe.

  • India, Brazil, South Africa call for reforms at international forums, including UN, G20 and WTO

    India, Brazil, South Africa call for reforms at international forums

    World | Sep 27, 2019, 02:49 PM IST

    India along with other members of the IBSA bloc has reaffirmed its commitment to promote reforms in all international organisations, including the UN, World Trade Organisation and G20 to achieve more "inclusive, and responsive" international governance architecture.

  • All hail Greta!

    Greta Thunberg is an internet sensation. Courtesy her stare at Trump

    Sep 24, 2019, 03:09 PM IST

    Greta Thunberg is all of 16!

  • Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg

    You are failing us: Teen climate activist at UN climate talks

    World | Sep 24, 2019, 11:11 AM IST

    As they made their pledges at the Climate Action Summit, though, they and others conceded it was not enough. And even before they spoke, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg shamed them over and over for their inaction: “How dare you?”

  • Nations, businesses agree to reduce pollutants by 2030

    Nations, businesses agree to reduce pollutants by 2030

    World | Sep 23, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

    This will put the world on a "pathway that rapidly reduces warming in the near term and maximizes development, health, environmental, and food security benefits.

  • UN research shows G20 nations lagging in climate action

    UN research shows G20 nations lagging in climate action

    World | Sep 22, 2019, 11:28 AM IST

    An advance chapter of the 2019 Emissions Gap Report, released on Saturday ahead of the UN Secretary-General's Climate Action Summit slated to open on Monday, has said that the G20 members, which account for around 80 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, were not yet taking on transformative climate commitments at the necessary breadth and scale.