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UN declares emergency in flood-ravaged Gaza City

Nov 28, 2014

UN declares emergency in flood-ravaged Gaza City

A United Nations agency declared a state of "emergency" in Gaza City today, after two days of heavy rains and flooding in the war-ravaged Palestinian enclave. #United Nations #Hamas #UN #Palestine #Gaza #Gaza floods
Sri Lanka: Presidential polls may turn violent, election monitors warn

Nov 27, 2014

Sri Lanka: Presidential polls may turn violent, election monitors warn

Sri Lanka's election monitors have warned that the run-up to the presidential election in January could become violent and called on the Elections Commissioner for necessary action, an official said Thursday. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Election Commissioner #Presidential polls #Rajapaksa #United National Party #UNP #JHU #jaunary #Campaign for Free and Fair Elections #CaFFE #People's Action for Free and Fair Elections #PAFFREL #Jathika Hela Urumaya
North Korea holds mass rally against UN resolution

Nov 25, 2014

North Korea holds mass rally against UN resolution

North Korea says the UN move is based on trumped-up allegations by defectors and backed by the United States #United Nations #NewsTracker #North Korea #UN General Assembly #International Criminal Court #Kim Jong-un #Human-rights violations
Army troops recover powerful IED in Manipur

Nov 25, 2014

Army troops recover powerful IED in Manipur

The security personnel detected the bomb at Keinou area, about 30 km south of Imphal, yesterday and immediately informed the bomb disposal team at Imphal who rushed to the spot and exploded it, the police said. #NewsTracker #Manipur #IED #States #United National Liberation Front #Bishenpur #Gorkha Rifles
World powers miss Iran nuclear deal deadline, extends it to July 1

Nov 25, 2014

World powers miss Iran nuclear deal deadline, extends it to July 1

Iran and world powers missed a deadline to clinch a nuclear deal and defuse a 12-year standoff but gave themselves seven more months to reach agreement. #China #United Nations #France #NewsTracker #Russia #Germany #Iran #Britain #UN Security Council #nuclear deal #United States of America #Iran Nuclear deal #Nuclear Deadline

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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