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UN peacekeepers for internal political rows an unsustainable approach India

Jul 29, 2014

UN peacekeepers for internal political rows an unsustainable approach India

India has warned the UN Security Council that the new trend of using peacekeepers to tackle internal political conflicts is "unsustainable." #World #India #United Nations #UN #TheySaidIt #Security Council #UNSC #UN peacekeepers
Hamas fires rockets Israel ends truce, resumes attack on Gaza

Jul 27, 2014

Hamas fires rockets Israel ends truce, resumes attack on Gaza

The Israeli army said Sunday it is resuming its raids on Gaza by land, sea and air after Hamas continued firing rockets, ending a unilateral 12-hour humanitarian truce. #United Nations #Hamas #Palestine #Gaza #Gaza-Israel crisis #Israel military strike on Gaza #Gaza ceasefire
Israel extends Gaza ceasefire by 24 hours on UN request

Jul 27, 2014

Israel extends Gaza ceasefire by 24 hours on UN request

Israel today extended the humanitarian truce in Gaza for another 24 hours at the request of the United Nations, but Hamas said it would not follow the step without Israeli tanks withdrawing from Gaza strip. #United Nations #Hamas #Palestine #Gaza #Gaza-Israel crisis #Israel military strike on Gaza #Gaza ceasefire
Israel-Gaza's 12-hour ceasefire on, but permanent truce looks shaky

Jul 26, 2014

Israel-Gaza's 12-hour ceasefire on, but permanent truce looks shaky

The temporary lull was unlikely to change the trajectory of the current hostilities and that the Israel-Gaza war is spilling over into West Bank. #United Nations #Hamas #Israel #UN #West Bank #Israel-Palestine #Israel-Palestine relations #Israel strikes on Gaza #Gaza strikes #Truce #Gaza fighting #Israel fighting #Israel-Gaza fighting

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 28, 2014

Netanyahu slams UN cease-fire plan for not addressing Israel security

Despite a United Nations call for an immediate cease-fire Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave no indication of a halt in the deadly fighting, saying in a nationally televised address that Israeli forces will act “aggressively” and ... #United Nations #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 29, 2014

The Sustainable Development Goals Draft Looks Like A Business Plan From 1999

You remember those business plans that we are read (and pitched) at the height of the first Internet boom? Presentations that promised billion-dollar IPO’s, 90% market share and disruption in three years without any basis in fact, experience or reali... #United Nations #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 29, 2014

UN sanctions operator of North Korean weapons ship seized by Panama

The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba ordered all countries to freeze its assets... #Cuba #United Nations #Panama
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