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Top UN official in Sri Lanka calls for inclusive consultations to resolve economic crisis

United Nations, Jul 22 (PTI) The top UN official in Sri Lanka has called on all stakeholders in the country to engage in broad and inclusive consultations to resolve the…

UNSC reform negotiations could go on for another 75 years without any progress: India

United Nations, Jul 13 (PTI) India has criticised the UN General Assembly's decision to roll over the Inter-Governmental Negotiations on Security Council reform to the next UNGA session, terming it a…

UN chief Guterres appoints Lt Gen Subramanian as Force Commander of UN Mission in South Sudan

United Nations, Jul 6 (PTI) Lieutenant General Mohan Subramanian has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as his new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan…

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…

When we speak of accountability, it’s indeed a sad state of affairs that States sponsors of terrorism allowed to go scot-free: India

United Nations, Jun 2 (PTI) India has said that state sponsors of terrorism being allowed to go scot-free reflects a “sad state of affairs”, telling the UN Security Council that…

Path of diplomacy, dialogue should be the only viable option: India on Ukraine conflict

United Nations, May 7 (PTI) The path of diplomacy and dialogue should be the only viable option for addressing the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and no solution can be reached…

In 1st unanimous statement since Russia’s Ukraine invasion, UNSC expresses deep concern

United Nations, May 6 (PTI) The UN Security Council, including permanent member Russia, on Friday adopted a presidential statement that “expresses deep concern regarding the maintenance of peace and security…

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…

‘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…

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,…

UN Security Council asks Taliban to allow Afghan girls to attend school

(Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council has expressed deep concern over a decision by Afghanistan's Taliban rulers to deny girls access to high school education and called on the…