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UN chief Ban Ki-moon condoles Saudi King Abdullah's demise

Jan 23, 2015

UN chief Ban Ki-moon condoles Saudi King Abdullah's demise

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today condoled the death of Saudi King Abdullah, saying he has left a "tangible legacy" that can still show the path towards peace in the Middle East. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Saudi Arabia #King Abdullah
No polio, hunger-free Africa: Gates Foundation says lives of poor will improve in the next 15 yrs

Jan 22, 2015

No polio, hunger-free Africa: Gates Foundation says lives of poor will improve in the next 15 yrs

The $42 billion Gates Foundation says the lives of poor people around the world will improve more over the next 15 years "than at any time in history." #United Nations #Poverty #Africa #Bill Gates #World Health Organisation #polio #Gates Foundation
Working educated women, female lawyers executed by ISIS in Iraq: UN

Jan 21, 2015

Working educated women, female lawyers executed by ISIS in Iraq: UN

The UN on Tuesday decried numerous executions of civilians in Iraq by the Islamic State group, warning that educated women appeared to be especially at risk. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Women #Iraq #ISIS #educated
In India, high percentage of kids with disabilities still out of school: UN

Jan 21, 2015

In India, high percentage of kids with disabilities still out of school: UN

India has been able to decrease its number of out-of-school children by nearly 16 million between 2000 and 2012, said a UN report. #Numbers #India #United Nations #Education #UN #Schools #school children

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US never warned India about Devyani Khobragade's arrest

Feb 15, 2014

US never warned India about Devyani Khobragade's arrest

The United States had claimed that the Indian embassy in Washington had been alerted in writing over two months before Devyani Khobragades arrest #United States #ConnectTheDots #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row
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