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Terrorists Enjoy Free Pass In Pakistan: India Responds To Pakistan In UNSC On Bringing Up Kashmir

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In the United Nations Security Council, India has slammed Pakistan for giving free pass to terrorists. The rebuttal by India came after Pakistan brought up the Kashmir issue.

UN Security Council Condemns Attack On Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi

Nov 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Mustafa al-Kadhimi, the Prime Minister of Iraq was targeted in a drone attack after disputes in his election to power. UN Security Council also condemned the attempt to discredit Iraq's election thereby.


United Nations: Crisis In Africa's Sahel Region Remains Volatile

In July, UN experts said Africa became the region hardest hit by terrorism in the first half of 2021 as the Islamic State and al-Qaida extremist groups and their affiliates spread their influence.

'Russia Will Never Invade Ukraine Unless Provoked'

Nov 12, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Russia's deputy UN ambassador Dmitry Polyansky was responding to a question about the buildup of troops along Russia's frontier with Ukraine.


WHO Negotiates With Bharat Biotech To Join UN Agency's Tech Access Pool

Covaxin was assessed under the WHO EUL procedure based on the review of data on quality, safety, efficacy, a risk management plan and programmatic suitability.

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03 November, 2021

China, Russia Urge UNSC To End Key Sanctions On North Korea

Associated Press (AP)

The Security Council initially imposed sanctions on North Korea after its first nuclear test in 2006 and made them tougher and tougher in response to further nuclear tests and an increasingly sophisticated ballistic missile program.


30 October, 2021

Stop Climate Change: It’s Now Or Never, Says Frankie The Dinosaur In UNDP Campaign Video

Suchetana Ray

As the 26th UN climate change conference (COP26) begins in Glasgow, UNDP’s #DontChooseExtinction campaign has a dinosaur driving home the urgency of fighting climate change to save humanity


30 October, 2021

UN Aid Chief Martin Griffiths Urges G-20 For Prevention Of Mass Starvation In Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Martin Griffiths said half the Afghan children under age five are at risk of acute malnutrition and there is an outbreak of measles in every single province.


16 October, 2021

Taliban Likely To Open Secondary Education For Girls: UN Official

Associated Press (AP)

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said Taliban's education minister told him that they are working on a 'framework' to allow all girls to continue their schooling beyond the sixth grade.


16 October, 2021

UN Extends Its Political Mission In Haiti After US-China Row

Associated Press (AP)

Haiti is one of just 15 countries -- and the second largest in population -- that continue to recognise self-ruling democratic Taiwan which China claims as part of its own territory.


15 October, 2021

India Re-Elected To UN Human Rights Council With Overwhelming Majority

Outlook Web Desk

India got 184 votes in the 193-member United Nations General Assembly for her election to the Human Rights Council, while the required majority was 97.


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12 October, 2021

We Fail To Recognise Anti-Hindu Phobia: MoS Muraleedharan At UNSC

Outlook Web Desk

If we choose to be selective about criticising religious phobias or ignoring them, we do so at our own peril,' the minister said.


05 October, 2021

800+ Indian UN Peacekeepers In South Sudan Get Honoured With Prestigious Medals

Outlook Web Desk

Indian Ambassador to South Sudan, Vishnu Sharma said that the country is a “beacon of hope for the communities you are on the ground to serve. You have done the United Nations and your country very proud”


04 October, 2021

'Murder, Torture, Enslavement, Extrajudicial Killings And Rape': UN Cites Crimes Against Humanity In Libya

Associated Press (AP)

Since the fall of former autocrat Moammar Gaddafi of Libya, the country is in constant political turmoil which often results in brutal crimes. The recent investigation by UN investigators is moving to hold the responsible to account.


01 October, 2021

Myanmar: Crisis On Top Of Crisis On Top Of Yet Another Crisis, Says UN Top Humanitarian Official

Associated Press (AP)

Andrew Kirkwood, a top UN official in Myanmar was referring to the increasing communal strife, military coup and a 'devastating third wave' of the Covid-19 pandemic.


30 September, 2021

Recent High-Level Interactions Between Israel-Palestine Give 'Window Of Opportunity' For Resumption Of Direct Negotiations: India

Outlook Web Desk

The recent high-level interactions between Israel, Palestine and key regional states provide a window of opportunity for the resumption of direct negotiations between Israel and Palestine, MEA Joint Secretary Prakash Gupta said.


30 September, 2021

Russia Blocking Independent Experts On Sanctions In Africa: UN Diplomats

Associated Press (AP)

The UN diplomats said the Russia's refusal to sign off on members of new expert panels is already delaying investigations of sanctions violations in South Sudan, Congo and Central African Republic.


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29 September, 2021

Cyprus Top Diplomat: Turkey Is Creating New Ottoman Empire

Associated Press (AP)

Nikos Christodoulides invoked the Ottoman empire, which controlled much of southeastern Europe, western Asia and northern Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries from Constantinople, which is now Turkey's largest city, Istanbul.


Photo Gallery

Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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