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UN condemns Iraqi heritage destruction by Islamic State in Mosul

Feb 28, 2015

UN condemns Iraqi heritage destruction by Islamic State in Mosul

The UN Security Council has condemned the destruction of religious and cultural artifacts and burning of rare manuscripts by the Islamic State. #World #Terrorism #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Iraq #UN Security Council #Mosul #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
UNESCO demands crisis meet over heritage destruction by IS in Iraq

Feb 27, 2015

UNESCO demands crisis meet over heritage destruction by IS in Iraq

The head of the United Nations' cultural agency has demanded an emergency meeting of the world body's Security Council following the mass destruction by jihadists of ancient artefacts in Iraq. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Security Council #Iraq #islamic-state #ISIS
Timely and massive evacuation saved lives during Cyclone Hudhud: UN

Feb 26, 2015

Timely and massive evacuation saved lives during Cyclone Hudhud: UN

A UN report says timely and massive evacuation saved lives during Cyclone Hudhud that slammed coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha last October. #World #India #United Nations #Andhra Pradesh #UN #TheySaidIt #Odisha #UN report #Cyclone Hudhud
North Korean company renames ships to evade sanctions, says UN report

Feb 26, 2015

North Korean company renames ships to evade sanctions, says UN report

A North Korean shipping company that famously tried to hide fighter jets under a cargo of sugar later sought to evade UN sanctions by renaming most of its vessels, a new report says. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #North Korea #Sanctions
TERI Director Pachauri, charged with sexual assault, hospitalised

Feb 25, 2015

TERI Director Pachauri, charged with sexual assault, hospitalised

A day after quitting as Chairman of UN's prestigious Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), TERI Director General RK Pachauri has been admitted to a city-based hospital. #United Nations #NewsTracker #IPCC #Al Gore #RK pachauri #TERI

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US never warned India about Devyani Khobragade's arrest

Feb 15, 2014

US never warned India about Devyani Khobragade's arrest

The United States had claimed that the Indian embassy in Washington had been alerted in writing over two months before Devyani Khobragades arrest #United States #ConnectTheDots #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row
In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row