More than 1,200 killed in Afghanistan in first half of 2020: UN report

More than 1,200 killed in Afghanistan in first half of 2020: UN report

Kabul/United Nations: A United Nations report claims that the total number of people killed and injured in the violence, in Afghanistan, in the first six months of 2020 were more than 3,500. The United Nations expressed concerns over the increasing violence in Afghanistan through this report. 58 people were killed in the violence, in the […]

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Israelis & Arabs are speaking in one voice, UNSC must listen for Mideast security: US Secretary of State

Israelis & Arabs are speaking in one voice, UNSC must listen for Mideast security: US Secretary of State

Dubai: US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has demanded that Israel and the Arab countries concur on the view that the sanctions against Iran should continue and the UN Security Council should listen to them. Only a few hours ago, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) had appealed to the UN Security Council regarding sanctions against […]

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Indian Ambassador to UN condemns Pakistan calling it nerve centre of terrorism

Indian Ambassador to UN condemns Pakistan calling it nerve centre of terrorism

United Nations: The Indian Ambassador strongly reprimanded Pakistan, who has repeatedly been raising the Jammu-Kashmir issue, in the United Nations. The Indian Ambassador to the United Nations, TS Trimurti reminded Pakistan that all the countries, except China, supported the Indian stand that Kashmir is a bilateral issue. Trimurti retorted that Pakistan who is repeatedly trying […]

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People believing Laden was a martyr should not advise on terrorism, Indian slap to Pakistan in the UN

People believing Laden was a martyr should not advise on terrorism, Indian slap to Pakistan in the UN

New Delhi: India castigated Pakistan during the virtual meeting of the United Nations by stating that the country responsible for the terror attacks like 26/11, Pathankot and Pulwama, is delivering a discourse to the international community over terrorism. On the one hand, Pakistan speaks of taking action against Al Qaeda and other terrorist organisations, and […]

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UN jolts China: omits Chinese agenda from the UN Resolution

UN jolts China: omits Chinese agenda from the UN Resolution

New York: The Chinese attempt to include the phrases commonly used by the Chinese communist party and its leaders, into the UN resolution has been foiled. Six countries, including India, the United States and the United Kingdom had objected to introducing the Chinese phrases into the resolution. Thereafter, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the United Nations General Assembly, […]

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India will not accept outside interference in internal matters, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

India will not accept outside interference in internal matters, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu asserted, “The integrity and security of India are non-negotiable. India will not accept any outside interference in its internal matters.” His remarks came on the heels of the decision taken by India regarding Jammu-Kashmir, which was to be debated in the EU parliament. Nevertheless, the proposal has been postponed. […]

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Israel should withdraw from Golan Hills region, United Nations resolution  

Israel should withdraw from Golan Hills region, United Nations resolution  

New York/Jerusalem: – The United Nations general assembly passed a resolution that Israel should immediately vacate the Golan Hills region which was acquired by it during the 1967 war. The resolution claims that the Israeli occupation of this region is becoming an obstacle to the peace process in this region. Israel has deployed the military […]

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Epidemic of unknown disease will claim 80 million lives in 36 hours, warned an international study group in the UN

Epidemic of unknown disease will claim 80 million lives in 36 hours, warned an international study group in the UN

New York: In 1918, the outbreak of the Spanish Influenza had claimed lives of more than 50 million people the world over. On the same lines, if a new disease spreads across the world, it could kill 80 million people in 36 hours, warned an international study group. This is the third instance where a […]

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UN passes the Afghanistan resolution, a jolt to Chinese BAR

UN passes the Afghanistan resolution, a jolt to Chinese BAR

United Nations: The United Nations has omitted the trillion-dollar Belt and Road (BAR) project, from the development program planned for Afghanistan. The United Nations passed the proposal after a face-off between the United States and China, in the UN Security Council. BAR is an ambitious trillion-dollar Chinese plan. Under this plan, the cities in eastern […]

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