Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has signed an ordinance aimed at reigning in individuals and organisations like the LeT, Al-Qaeda and Taliban, which have been banned by the UN Security Council.
Though the Indian representative did not mention the name of any country, it is well known that China in the past has used its veto power when it came to designating terrorists or extremist groups having links with the Pakistani establishment.
Pakistan has brought up the Kashmir issue in the Security Council, accusing it of "selective implementation" of its resolutions.
The monitoring team of the UNSC 1267 Sanctions Committee will visiting Islamabad this week for an assessment of Islamabad’s compliance with the world body’s sanctions regime.
The UN monitoring team’s visit is taking place amid increasing pressure on Pakistan from the US and India with respect to the inadequate implementation of the sanctions on Saeed and entities linked to him.
The UN Security Council should step up pressure on Pakistan to "change its behaviour", US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley today said.
The sanctions have been imposed in response to North Korea's latest launch of a ballistic missile that Pyongyang says is capable of reaching anywhere on the US mainland.
At a special meeting, UN special envoy to the Middle East, Nickolay Mladenov, warned of the "potential risk of violent escalation" that exists following that decision and asked that all parties choose dialogue and avoid provocations.
India's Dalveer Bhandari was on Tuesday re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) with more than two-thirds of the UN members backing him.
Bhandari and Britain's Christopher Greenwood are locked in a neck-and-neck fight for re-election to the Hague-based International Court of Justice, the sources say.
India’s nominee to ICJ, Dalveer Bhandari, received an overwhelming support from the UNGA who defied permanent members of the UNSC to back him against Britain’s candidate.
Indian Ambassador to the UN Syed Akbaruddin has demanded transparency in the UN Security Council reform process.
Nikki Haley identified Russia and China as the two global powers against changes in the current structure of the Security Council.
Two influential Democratic lawmakers, including an Indian-American, on Tuesday introduced a legislation in the US House of Representative to support India’s permanent membership to the UN Security Council
In 2015, the UN General Assembly had adopted a negotiating text by consensus for long-pending UN Security Council reforms, setting the stage for talks on the issue.
Identifying Kashmir as the core issue with its eastern neighbour, Abbasi exuded confidence that the resolution will help address the contentious issue
North Korea has fired an unidentified missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before landing in the northern Pacific Ocean, Seoul and Tokyo have said
The UNSC on Monday unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea