• 04 October, 2022
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Pak FM informs UNGA President of controversial remarks on Prophet

Islamabad, Jun 10 (PTI) Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a telephone call apprised President of UN General Assembly Abdulla Shahid of the controversial remarks made by two former…

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…

U.N. chief to meet Putin and Zelenskiy next week

By Daphne Psaledakis (Reuters) -United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will visit Moscow next week to meet Russia's President Vladimir Putin and then head to Ukraine for talks with President Volodymyr…

Hounding Russia in the United Nations

The United States managed to get a resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly expelling the Russian Federation from the Human Rights Council. Ever since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the…

By Dilip Sinha

‘Unprecedented pressure’ on Russia’s friends forces them to support its suspension from UNHRC: Kremlin

Moscow/United Nations, Apr 8 (PTI) The vote by a number of friendly countries for Russia's suspension from the United Nations Human Rights Council is the result of "unprecedented pressure" on them, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov…

Russia’s suspension from UNHRC a meaningful step by int’l community: Biden

Washington, Apr 8 (PTI) US President Joe Biden Thursday lauded the UN General Assembly decision to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council, describing it as “a meaningful step…

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,…

UNGA Emergency Special Session on Ukraine to resume on Mar 23

United Nations, Mar 22 (PTI) The Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly on Ukraine will resume on Wednesday after 22 member states, including France, the UK and the…

Resolution does not create an environment conducive for diplomacy, dialogue and mediation: South Africa explains why it abstained from voting in UN to reprimand Russia

Johannesburg, Mar 4 (PTI): The South African government on Thursday explained why it had abstained from a UN General Assembly vote to reprimand Russia for the belligerent military operation in…

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…