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Ethiopia, Bolivia, Sweden elected non-permanent UNSC members for two-year term

Jun 29, 2016

Ethiopia, Bolivia, Sweden elected non-permanent UNSC members for two-year term

The UNSC consists of 10 non-permanent members who sit alongside the five permanent, veto-wielding members - China, France, Russia, the UK and the US. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Sweden #Bolivia #UN Security Council #United Nations Security Council election #Ethiopia #UNSC non-permanent members
Kazakhstan wins seat to UN Security Council; Italy, Netherlands still in the race

Jun 29, 2016

Kazakhstan wins seat to UN Security Council; Italy, Netherlands still in the race

Italy and the Netherlands squared off for a UN Security Council seat after Kazakhstan was elected to the powerful council for the first time. #NewsTracker #Europe #Italy #UN Security Council #Kazakhstan #The Netherlands
UN to choose new non-permanent Security Council members

Jun 28, 2016

UN to choose new non-permanent Security Council members

The UN General Assembly is set to elect five new non-permanent Security Council members to replace Spain, Venezuela, New Zealand, Malaysia and Angola in January 2017. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #UN Security Council #UN General Assembly
Modi showed unnecessary desperation for NSG membership, says Congress

Jun 24, 2016

Modi showed unnecessary desperation for NSG membership, says Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, showed unnecessary desperation for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership that embarrassed the country, said Congress. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #NSG #UN Security Council #IAEA #Anand Sharma
China holds firm against India's NSG bid, but there's hope for Narendra Modi: Here' why

Jun 24, 2016

China holds firm against India's NSG bid, but there's hope for Narendra Modi: Here' why

China held fast on the second day of discussions at the meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group in Seoul on Friday. As a result, a decision on India’s bid to join the group of traders in nuclear-related materials was put off #NewsTracker #Nuclear Suppliers Group #Vladimir Putin #UN Security Council #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #non proliferation treaty
North Korean ballistic missile launches 'unacceptable violations': UN

Jun 22, 2016

North Korean ballistic missile launches 'unacceptable violations': UN

North Korea's latest ballistic missile tests on Wednesday are a "clear and unacceptable" violation of UN Security Council resolutions, the council's president said, calling for a swift response by the world body. #NewsTracker #North Korea #UN Security Council #North Korea missiles #North Korea's latest ballistic missile #North Korea's missile test
Threat to Japan intensifies after North Korea launches two missiles to high altitude

Jun 22, 2016

Threat to Japan intensifies after North Korea launches two missiles to high altitude

North Korea launched what appeared to be an intermediate-range missile on Wednesday to a high altitude in the direction of Japan before it plunged into the sea, military officials said, a technological advance for the isolated state after several test failures. #China #Japan #US #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #UN Security Council #Nuclear tests #UN resolutions #long range rockets
India demands UN sanctions against new Taliban leader Akhundzada

Jun 22, 2016

India demands UN sanctions against new Taliban leader Akhundzada

India has demanded that theUN slap sanctions against the new Taliban leader in Afghanistan, saying it is "sheer folly" that the leader of a proscribed entity is not yet designated as a terrorist individual #Al-Qaeda #Taliban #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan #Masood Azhar #Syed Akbaruddin #Jaish-e-Mohammad #Mullah Akhtar Mansour #Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada
Nehru didn't keep India out of UNSC or reject Kennedy offer, it is just rhetoric

Jun 17, 2016

Nehru didn't keep India out of UNSC or reject Kennedy offer, it is just rhetoric

In a bid to discredit former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, dozens of myths are being propagated to make him look like a half-wit whose policies and ideology somehow deprived India of its deserved status of a global superpower and pegged the country back by several years. #United States #InMyOpinion #Nuclear power #Jawaharlal Nehru #UN Security Council #UNSC #nukes #Kennedy
Were it not for Nehru, India would have been a UNSC member, global power already

Jun 17, 2016

Were it not for Nehru, India would have been a UNSC member, global power already

This status was offered to India on a platter soon after the country’s Independence; but then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru refused them on what appears in retrospect, dubious grounds #CriticalPoint #Nuclear Suppliers Group #Jawaharlal Nehru #UN Security Council #Foreign policy #India-China relations #non proliferation treaty #Nehruvian Socialism #MK Rasgotra