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Severe repercussions to food security efforts if Ukraine conflict does not give way to dialogue, diplomacy: India

United Nations, Jul 20 (PTI) India has cautioned that if the Ukraine conflict does not immediately give way to a “meaningful path of dialogue and diplomacy”, there will be “severe…

For first time, UN General Assembly resolution on multilingualism mentions Hindi language

United Nations, Jun 10 (PTI) In a significant initiative, a resolution on multilingualism adopted in the UN General Assembly on Friday mentions the Hindi language for the first time, with…

Meenakashi Lekhi discusses Ukraine conflict, impact on food, energy with UN General Assembly Prez

United Nations/New York, May 7 (PTI) Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi has discussed the Ukraine conflict and its impact on food and energy as well as the…

UNGA adopts Veto resolution by consensus as India voices serious concerns about such ‘take it or leave it’ initiatives

United Nations, Apr 26 (PTI) As the UN General Assembly adopted by consensus a resolution that requires the 193-member body to convene whenever a veto is cast by a permanent…

UN General Assembly suspends Russia from human rights body

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations General Assembly voted to suspend Russia from the Geneva-based Human Rights Council on Thursday with the U.S.-led push garnering 93 votes in favour,…

U.N. General Assembly in historic vote denounces Russia over Ukraine invasion

By Humeyra Pamuk and Jonathan Landay UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to reprimand Russia for invading Ukraine and demanded that Moscow stop…

U.N. General Assembly set to isolate Russia over Ukraine invasion

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The 193-member United Nations General Assembly began meeting on the crisis in Ukraine on Monday ahead of a vote this week to isolate…

India abstains from UNSC procedural vote to call for General Assembly session on Ukraine

United Nations, Feb 28 (PTI) India abstained from a procedural vote taken in the UN Security Council to call for a rare special emergency session of the UN General Assembly on…

U.N. Security Council calls rare General Assembly session on Ukraine

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -The United Nations Security Council on Sunday called for a rare emergency special session of the 193-member General Assembly on Russia's invasion of Ukraine,…

U.N. Security Council plans vote to call General Assembly meeting on Ukraine

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Sunday to call for a rare emergency special session of the 193-member U.N. General…

U.N. defines Holocaust denial, urges social media firms to fight it

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday agreed on a definition of denial of the Holocaust, when the Nazis killed 6 million Jews during…

Lebanon president tells U.N. big challenges await government, help needed

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's President Michel Aoun told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday that big challenges awaited his country's new government and asked the international community for funding…