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Pakistan hangs 'teen' convict Shafqat Hussain despite objections from UN

Aug 04, 2015

Pakistan hangs 'teen' convict Shafqat Hussain despite objections from UN

Pakistan on Tuesday executed a convicted killer whose supporters say was a juvenile at the time of his crime, despite strenuous objections from rights groups and the United Nations. #United Nations #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Karachi #convict #Mamnoon Hussain #Shafqat Hussain
Outpouring of grief is a testament of respect: UN Chief Ban Ki-moon condoles Kalam's death

Aug 01, 2015

Outpouring of grief is a testament of respect: UN Chief Ban Ki-moon condoles Kalam's death

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the outpouring of grief around the world following Kalam's death is a testament of the respect and inspiration he has garnered during and after his Presidency. #India #United Nations #UN #TheySaidIt #Ban Ki-moon #President #APJ Abdul Kalam #Permanent Mission of India
India will be world's most populous country by 2022, says UN

Jul 30, 2015

India will be world's most populous country by 2022, says UN

India in 2022 will be the world's most populous country, finally overtaking China, with about 1.4 billion residents, according to projections of the United Nations. #United States #China #United Nations #NewsTracker #Shareworthy #india population
UN says it could help 3 million in Yemen if ceasefire holds

Jul 29, 2015

UN says it could help 3 million in Yemen if ceasefire holds

The latest attempt at a humanitarian pause in Yemen "has not been respected by any party to the conflict," the U.N. humanitarian chief said on Tuesday, adding that a plan to reach 3 million Yemenis with aid is ready to go if only the fighting would stop. #United Nations #Arab World #Middle East #NewsTracker #Yemen #Security Council
UN military observers in Pakistan visit border after last week's firing

Jul 20, 2015

UN military observers in Pakistan visit border after last week's firing

The UN Military Observers Group on Monday began a "fact finding mission" to ascertain the Pakistani claim that India. #World #India #United Nations #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Lahore #Line of Control #LoC #UN Military Observers Group #UNMOGIP
UN's 70th anniversary: Modi talks terrorism, climate change in letter to 193 member states

Jul 15, 2015

UN's 70th anniversary: Modi talks terrorism, climate change in letter to 193 member states

On the 70th anniversary of United Nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote to all 193 heads of member states on 4 July summarising his vision of UN's role in a 'rapidly changing world.' #India #Terrorism #Prime Minister #United Nations #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Poverty #UN Security Council #UN 70th anniversary
Request for ceasefire goes unheeded: UN cuts back on food aid to Syrian refugees

Jul 03, 2015

Request for ceasefire goes unheeded: UN cuts back on food aid to Syrian refugees

The United Nations' food agency is cutting back on assistance to thousands of Syrian refugees after an appeal for a ceasefire to enable Syrians feed themselves went unheeded, World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said on Friday. #World #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #food aid #Emergency aid
Row on Lakhvi's release: India slams 'indifference' of UNSC members towards terrorism

Jun 30, 2015

Row on Lakhvi's release: India slams 'indifference' of UNSC members towards terrorism

Days after China blocked its move in the UN for action against Pakistan over Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release, India has slammed the "indifference" of some permanent UNSC members towards restraining terrorists, saying it has questioned the Security Council's ability to combat terrorism. #India #Terrorism #United Nations #NewsTracker #UNSC
Pakistan mulling action against India in UN over 'interference'

Jun 30, 2015

Pakistan mulling action against India in UN over 'interference'

Pakistan is mulling dragging India to the UN for alleged interference in its affairs after a news report claimed India has been helping the Muttahida Qaumi Movement with funds and training to create unrest in Karachi. #India #China #United Nations #BBC #Pakistan #NewsTracker #UN #MQM #interfere