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UN Security Council prepares 'further measures' against North Korea

Jan 07, 2016

UN Security Council prepares 'further measures' against North Korea

The UN Security Council today agreed to prepare further unspecified measures against North Korea after it carried out a fourth nuclear test. The 15-member council including China, Pyongyang's ally, "strongly condemned" the test and described it as a "clear threat to international peace and security." #United Nations #United Nations Security Council #NewsTracker #UN #North Korea #Uruguay #UNSC #UN resolutions #UN Sanctions #Hydrogen bomb
Syria approaches UN, accuses US-led coalition of killing its soldiers; US denies charge

Dec 07, 2015

Syria approaches UN, accuses US-led coalition of killing its soldiers; US denies charge

Syria expressed outrage Monday after a suspected US-led coalition strike for the first time killed regime troops, but the coalition denied its warplanes hit an army base. #United Nations Security Council #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Bashar al-Assad #UK #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon #islamic-state
Pakistan was going to deploy nuclear missiles during Kargil conflict, claims former US official

Dec 03, 2015

Pakistan was going to deploy nuclear missiles during Kargil conflict, claims former US official

During the 1999 Kargil conflict, Pakistan was preparing its nuclear weapons for deployment, the CIA had warned then President Bill Clinton, a former top White House official said on Wednesday. #India #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Nawaz Sharif #Saudi Arabia #Bill Clinton #National Security Council #General Pervez Musharraf #Kargil conflict #Bruce Riedel #Sandy Berger
Obama joins G20 summit in Turkey clouded by Paris attacks

Nov 15, 2015

Obama joins G20 summit in Turkey clouded by Paris attacks

US President Barack Obama landed in a heavily guarded Turkish resort on the Mediterranean on Sunday to join a summit clouded by the Paris assaults claimed by Islamic State jihadists. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Paris #Vladimir Putin #Turkey #G20 #Xi Jinping #National Security Council
Sushma Swaraj calls for reforms in UNSC

Oct 25, 2015

Sushma Swaraj calls for reforms in UNSC

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday advocated reforms to the United Nations Security Council and pointed out that neither India with nearly one-sixth of the world's population nor the largest continent Africa in terms of number of countries were on board. #India #United Nations Security Council #TheySaidIt #UNSC
India, Africa should speak in one voice on UN Security Council reforms: PM Modi

Oct 23, 2015

India, Africa should speak in one voice on UN Security Council reforms: PM Modi

Raising the pitch for UN Security Council reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked 54 African nations to join India in demanding an overhaul of the global body to make it more "democratic, inclusive and representative" of the current world. #World #India #United Nations Security Council #NewsTracker #Africa #UN reforms #PM Modi
Does UN Security Council have the political will to end Israeli occupation, asks Palestinian UN envoy

Apr 07, 2015

Does UN Security Council have the political will to end Israeli occupation, asks Palestinian UN envoy

The Palestinians are "ready and willing" to see if the UN Security Council has "the political will" to adopt a resolution with a deadline for ending Israel's occupation and establishing a Palestinian state, the Palestinian UN ambassador has said. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #Israel #TheySaidIt #USA #Palestine #Palestinians #United Nation Security Council
India calls for deeper UNSC engagement in countries torn by civil war

Mar 12, 2015

India calls for deeper UNSC engagement in countries torn by civil war

India has stressed on deeper engagement and commitment by the UN Security Council to ensure long-lasting peace in countries torn by civil war. #World #India #United Nations #United Nations Security Council #NewsTracker #Civil War #UN #UNSC #war-torn countries #Peacebuilding Commission
UN condemns escalating attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria

Jan 20, 2015

UN condemns escalating attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria

The UN Security Council condemned the recent escalation of attacks by Boko Haram on Monday, in its first formal reaction to the activities of the Nigerian extremist group. #United Nations #United Nations Security Council #NewsTracker #UN #Africa #Nigeria #UNSC #Boko Haram
Terrorism can be deadly when abetted by sovereign state: Canada at UN

Nov 21, 2014

Terrorism can be deadly when abetted by sovereign state: Canada at UN

In a veiled reference to Pakistan, Canada said 2008 Mumbai attacks highlight that violent extremism can become dangerous when "abetted by sovereign State." #United Nations #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Mumbai terror attacks #UNSC #Canada #United Nation Security Council