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Five UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

May 30, 2016

Five UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

At least five UN peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali by suspected militants on Sunday, the UN and police sources said. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Mali #Chad #peacekeeping missions #Mopti
More than 700 migrants feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

May 30, 2016

More than 700 migrants feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

A week of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday with 700 migrants feared dead and survivors giving harrowing testimony of dozens of small children drowned. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Germany #UN #Africa #Nigeria #children #Migrants #Mediterranean #Shipwrecks
Modi @ 2: Bachchan to host segment on girl child campaign at Saturday event

May 27, 2016

Modi @ 2: Bachchan to host segment on girl child campaign at Saturday event

The government is organising the event—Zara Muskura Do—which will have several performances and programmes highlighting its "achievements". #Politics #Amitabh Bachchan #Bollywood #Congress #BJP #United Nations #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao #Panama Papers #Girl Child mission
Trump calls global warming a 'hoax', plans to cancel Paris Climate agreement

May 27, 2016

Trump calls global warming a 'hoax', plans to cancel Paris Climate agreement

Donald Trump promises to roll back some of America's ambitious environmental policies, which he said would revive the ailing US oil and coal industries. #Donald Trump #United Nations #oil #Middle East #NewsTracker #Hillary Clinton #Global warming #Canada #Paris Agreement #Bernie Sanders
Stonehenge, Statue of Liberty in danger from climate change: UN

May 26, 2016

Stonehenge, Statue of Liberty in danger from climate change: UN

The United Nations on Thursday listed 31 protected sites threatened by sea level rise, drought and other climate change effects. #United Nations #climate change #NewsTracker #Stonehenge #Statue of Liberty #world heritage sites
Haibatullah Akhundzada was not 'obvious' candidate: Senior Taliban members

May 26, 2016

Haibatullah Akhundzada was not 'obvious' candidate: Senior Taliban members

Haibatullah Akhundzada, the Islamic legal scholar appointed leader of the Afghan Taliban on Wednesday, was not the obvious choice when senior members of the militant movement gathered to appoint a new "emir". #United Nations #Taliban #NewsTracker #Kabul #afghan-taliban #Mullah Akhtar Mansour #Haibatullah Akhundzada
India could take a hit of $49 bn in GDP amid volatile food prices: UN

May 26, 2016

India could take a hit of $49 bn in GDP amid volatile food prices: UN

The report said if global food prices double then China could lose $161 billion in GDP and India could lose $49 billion #GDP #United Nations #climate change #UN #food prices
Depiction of Jammu and Kashmir as integral part of India violation of UNSC resolutions: Pakistan

May 25, 2016

Depiction of Jammu and Kashmir as integral part of India violation of UNSC resolutions: Pakistan

Pakistan has said depiction of the "disputed territory" of Kashmir as a part of India in the bill is in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. #World #India #United Nations #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #TheySaidIt #Asia #UNSC resolutions #maps bill
At landmark BRICS meet, India raises public health, pharma sector concerns

May 24, 2016

At landmark BRICS meet, India raises public health, pharma sector concerns

India as the BRICS pres hosted a high level panel discussion on access to medicines and trade that was attended by all the health mins and deputy health mins of Brazil, China, Russia, India, South Africa and also Chile. #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #BRICs #Generic drugs #Ban Ki-moon #Pharmaceutical industry #Tuberculosis #ISDS