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US report puts India on 'Priority Watch List,' raises concerns over pharma sector

Apr 29, 2016

US report puts India on 'Priority Watch List,' raises concerns over pharma sector

The US’ Special 301 report continues to put India, along with a few other countries, under its ‘Priority Watch List’ for its intellectual property rights (IPR) regime #United States #HowThisWorks #United Nations #US #intellectual property rights #Special 301 report
Cease all financial and military aid to Pakistan: Senior Afghan lawmaker to US

Apr 29, 2016

Cease all financial and military aid to Pakistan: Senior Afghan lawmaker to US

An Afghan lawmaker on Friday asked the US to stop all financial and military aid to Pakistan, including sale of F-16 jets, and impose economic sanctions. #World #United Nations #US #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #terror #Sanctions
UN report gives thumbs up to India, says it is performing relatively well compared to other countries

Apr 29, 2016

UN report gives thumbs up to India, says it is performing relatively well compared to other countries

Cautious macroeconomic policy, reduced inflation and some structural reforms have helped India perform relatively well at times of global economic slowdown. #World #Economy #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Global economy #global economic slowdown
Aleppo hospital attack inexcusable violations of humanitarian law, says Ban Ki-moon

Apr 29, 2016

Aleppo hospital attack inexcusable violations of humanitarian law, says Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General condemned the bombing of a hospital in Aleppo and said attacks that target civilians are "inexcusable" violations of humanitarian law #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Ceasefire #Doctors Without Borders #Aleppo #air strikes #hospital attack
Need more 'genuine political willingness' for peace-building efforts: India

Apr 28, 2016

Need more 'genuine political willingness' for peace-building efforts: India

India beleives that a Lack of funds and inadequate coordination among UN organisations is limiting peace-building efforts. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #UN Security Council #Ebola outbreak #Mogens Lykketoft #Tanmaya Lal #Peace-Building Commission
UN Security Council: We want to find ways to protect Palestinians from brutality

Apr 28, 2016

UN Security Council: We want to find ways to protect Palestinians from brutality

The UN Security Council will hold an informal meeting on 6 May on the protection of Palestinian civilians, an issue the Palestinians have pressed for decades and say is more needed now than ever. #United Nations #Egypt #NewsTracker #Israel #Venezuela #UN Security Council #Palestine #Malaysia #Senegal #Riyad Mansour #Danny Danon
Russia asks UN to blacklist two powerful Syrian rebel groups

Apr 28, 2016

Russia asks UN to blacklist two powerful Syrian rebel groups

Russia said on Wednesday it has asked the UN Security Council to blacklist two powerful rebel groups in Syria that it considers "terrorist organizations" #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #peace talks #Syria conflict #Geneva talks #rebel groups
Ceasefire needs to be 'urgently revitalised' before second round of peace talks: UN's Syria envoy

Apr 28, 2016

Ceasefire needs to be 'urgently revitalised' before second round of peace talks: UN's Syria envoy

The UN's Syria envoy said Thursday he planned to hold another round of peace talks, but called for ceasefire to be "revitalised" before setting a date. #United Nations #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Bashar al-Assad #Al-Nusra Front #Jaish Al-Islam #High Negotiations Committee (HNC)
Undemocratic systems of governance creating hindrances for developing nations: India tells UN

Apr 26, 2016

Undemocratic systems of governance creating hindrances for developing nations: India tells UN

India said persisting "undemocratic systems" of international governance are creating hindrances for effective participation of developing countries. #World #India #United Nations #UN #TheySaidIt #Ajit Kumar #international governance