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Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for 'landmark' agreement with South Korea

Aug 28, 2015

Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for 'landmark' agreement with South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said nuclear weapons not negotiating skills secured this week's "landmark" agreement with South Korea, as he dismissed a number of officials from a top military decision-making body. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Central Military Commission
No proposal yet for Sharif-Modi meeting in New York: Pakistan

Aug 27, 2015

No proposal yet for Sharif-Modi meeting in New York: Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday said that so far there was no proposal for a meeting between Prime Ministers of Pakistan and India in New York. #World #India #United Nations #Pakistan #NewsTracker #UN #Nawaz Sharif #New York #Pakistan PM #NSA #Sartaj Aziz #Ajit Doval #PM Narendra Modi
Former Maldives President Nasheed's return to a jail a setback for human rights: UN

Aug 25, 2015

Former Maldives President Nasheed's return to a jail a setback for human rights: UN

The return to prison of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed is a setback for human rights in the country, the UN said Tuesday, calling on the island nation's government to consider his early release. #NewsTracker #UN #Maldives #Human Rights #Mohamed Nasheed #OHCHR
UN chief Ban Ki-moon appalled by Islamic State's 'barbaric' attacks in Palmyra in Syria

Aug 25, 2015

UN chief Ban Ki-moon appalled by Islamic State's 'barbaric' attacks in Palmyra in Syria

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday he was appalled by reports that Islamic State militants had demolished a temple in Syria's ancient Palmyra. #Terrorism #United Nations #Syria #UN #Ban Ki-moon #islamic-state #Palmyra #baal shamin temple #Khaled al-Assaad
North, South Korea sign peace accord after Pyongyang expresses 'regret' for mine blast

Aug 25, 2015

North, South Korea sign peace accord after Pyongyang expresses 'regret' for mine blast

After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert bloodshed. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Pyongyang #Park Geun-hye #Korean tensions
Italian marines case: UN tribunal asks India, Italy to suspend all trials against accused

Aug 25, 2015

Italian marines case: UN tribunal asks India, Italy to suspend all trials against accused

A UN tribunal asked both India and Italy to "suspend" all court proceedings involving two Italian marines charged with the killing of two Indian fishermen. #World #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Fishermen #Enrica Lexie #Italian Marines #ITLOS #UN tribunal
Marines case: Italy terms UN tribunal's order to suspend court proceedings "a useful result"

Aug 24, 2015

Marines case: Italy terms UN tribunal's order to suspend court proceedings "a useful result"

Italy on Monday hailed as "a useful result" a UN tribunal's order to "suspend" court proceedings in India and Italy involving two Italian marines charged with killing two Indian fishermen, saying it definitively established that the Indian justice system will not be handling the case. #India #NewsTracker #UN #Italy #Italian Marines #Salvatore Girone #Massimiliano Latorre #Law of the Sea
UN tribunal rejected provisional measures sought by Italy: India on marines case

Aug 24, 2015

UN tribunal rejected provisional measures sought by Italy: India on marines case

India on Monday asserted that the UN tribunal has rejected the two provisional measures sought by Italy in the marines case. #India #United Nations #TheySaidIt #External Affairs Ministry #Fishermen #Italian Marines #UN tribunal
South Korea President Park vows 'no retreat' in standoff with North

Aug 24, 2015

South Korea President Park vows 'no retreat' in standoff with North

South Korea President Park Geun-Hye vowed "no retreat" Monday in a tense military standoff with North Korea, and insisted Pyongyang apologise as the two rivals struggled to negotiate their way out of the crisis. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Park Geun-hye #DMZ
Talks between Koreas drag on: South Korea demands apology, North says ready for war

Aug 24, 2015

Talks between Koreas drag on: South Korea demands apology, North says ready for war

The marathon negotiations between North and South Korea stretched into the third day, while South Korea's President said on Monday that anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts will continue unless North Korea apologizes for planting land mines that maimed two South Korean soldiers. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Park Geun-hye #Koreas