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Dec 22, 2016
Syria: United Nations votes to set up panel to prepare war crimesThe UN General Assembly has agreed to set up a panel to gather evidence on war crimes in Syria, taking a first step toward prosecuting those responsible for atrocities in the nearly six-year war.
Dec 17, 2016
Barack Obama on Aleppo: 'Syria's Assad, Russia and Iran have blood on hands'Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime and its Russian and Iranian backers have blood on their hands, US President Barack Obama has said while pitching for an impartial international observer force in Aleppo to coordinate an orderly evacuation through safe corridors.
Dec 02, 2016
UN issues formal apology to Haiti for its role in cholera epidemic causing over 9,000 deathsThe UN formally apologized to Haiti for its role in the country's cholera epidemic after refusing to admit its responsibility up until this year.
Nov 08, 2016
India hits out at UNSC for delay in putting sanctions on JeM chief Masood AzharIndia has strongly criticised the Security Council for taking months to consider sanctioning leaders of groups it has itself designated as terror entities, in an obvious reference to the "technical hold" on India's bid to get JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the UN.
Oct 13, 2016
UN General Assembly appoints Portugal's Antonio Guterres as new secretary-generalThe UN General Assembly on Thursday formally appointed Antonio Guterres as the new secretary-general of the United Nations, replacing Ban Ki-moon.
Oct 05, 2016
India criticises UNSC for being indecisive about sanctioning leaders of terrorist entitiesIndia strongly criticised an "unresponsive" Security Council on Wednesday for being indecisive on sanctioning leaders of organisations it itself designates as terrorist entities after China extended its "technical hold" on India's bid for a UN ban against JeM chief Masood Azhar.
Oct 06, 2016
Former Portugal PM Antonio Guterres set to be next United Nations secretary-generalFormer Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres is poised to be the ninth United Nations secretary-general and is expected to be formally recommended to the 193-member General Assembly for election by the Security Council on Thursday, diplomats said
Sep 27, 2016
Pakistan brands Sushma Swaraj's speech as a 'litany of falsehoods'Islamabad has branded an address by India's foreign minister to the UN in which she accused Pakistan of terrorism in disputed Kashmir as a "litany of falsehoods".
Sep 26, 2016
Sushma Swaraj at UNGA as it happened: Congrats for firm articulation of global issues, says ModiIt is all speculation till now but Kashmir issue and Pakistan's role in global terrorism will be the focus of Swaraj's address.
Sep 25, 2016
Use of alibis by Pakistan not going to work: MJ Akbar responds to Sharif's Uri remarksAkbar made the remarks in response to Sharif's comments in London that the Uri attacks could be the result of the people's "reaction" to the tense situation in Kashmir.