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Action will be taken in South Sudan incident: UN peacekeeping chief

Jun 24, 2016

Action will be taken in South Sudan incident: UN peacekeeping chief

The UN has said it will sent home those peacekeepers found responsible of "inadequate response" during a deadly attack on its base in South Sudan where 48,000 civilians had sought refuge in February. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Sudan #UNMISS #Malakal
UNSC condemns attack on Indian and Nepalese guards in Kabul

Jun 22, 2016

UNSC condemns attack on Indian and Nepalese guards in Kabul

On Wednesday, the UN strongly condemned suicide blasts in Afghanistan, including the attacks on Nepalese and Indian guards, expressing "serious concern" at the threats posed by the Taliban, Al-Qaeda and Islamic State terror groups to the population in the war-torn country. #India #United Nations #Al-Qaeda #Taliban #Afghanistan #Kabul #UNSC #islamic-state #Badakhshan
'Threatening and provocative': US condemns North Korea's missile launch

Jun 22, 2016

'Threatening and provocative': US condemns North Korea's missile launch

US has strongly condemned the North Korea's launch of two ballistic missiles describing the move by the hermit nation as "threatening and provocative #United States #Barack Obama #United Nations #NewsTracker #North Korea #missile launch #UNSCR
North Korea test fires two powerful, mid-range missiles in violation of UN resolutions

Jun 22, 2016

North Korea test fires two powerful, mid-range missiles in violation of UN resolutions

Nuclear-armed North Korea conducted two back-to-back tests of a powerful new medium-range missile on Wednesday #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #North Korea #nuclear test #UN resolutions #North Korea missiles
North Korea test fires two powerful, mid-range missiles

Jun 22, 2016

North Korea test fires two powerful, mid-range missiles

North Korea conducted two back-to-back tests of a powerful new medium-range missile on Wednesday, with one launch ending in failure but the other flying a distance of 400 kilometres (250 miles), South Korea's Defence Ministry said. #United States #Japan #United Nations #US #NewsTracker #UN #South Korea #North Korea #Medium-range missile
Yoga is not Indian, says Sadhguru at a UN meeting

Jun 21, 2016

Yoga is not Indian, says Sadhguru at a UN meeting

"Yoga is not Indian" and "it does not belong to India", mystic and yoga master Sadhguru Vasudev told a UN meeting on Monday with a rhetorical flourish. #United Nations #NewsTracker #science #Yoga #indian #Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev #Yoga day
World Refugee Day: Change in discourse only way to handle crisis facing humanity

Jun 20, 2016

World Refugee Day: Change in discourse only way to handle crisis facing humanity

Europe might look like it is battling with a massive refugee crisis, it isn't entirely the case. Countries such as Jordan, a moderate and stable Arab country has been swamped with refugees — it is caught between the Syrian civil war and the conflict in Iraq. #United Nations #refugees #Syrian refugees #UNHCR #World Refugee Day #TheNarrative
Iraqi forces now control 80% of Fallujah; IS militants pushed to city's northern edge

Jun 17, 2016

Iraqi forces now control 80% of Fallujah; IS militants pushed to city's northern edge

Iraqi special forces battled their way into the centre of Fallujah on Friday, capturing a key neighborhood and a government complex from Islamic State group fighters, and thousands of residents fled as the militants' grip on the city appeared to crumble. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Baghdad: #Fallujah #islamic-state #Norwegian Refugee Council #Iraqi special forces
Pakistan raises protest over drone attacks, seeks support from UN Human Rights Council

Jun 16, 2016

Pakistan raises protest over drone attacks, seeks support from UN Human Rights Council

Pakistan has demanded before the UN Human Rights Council that its mechanisms should respond to human rights violations and the loss of precious lives due to drone strikes on its territory #United Nations #Pakistan #NewsTracker #UN Human Rights Council #Drone Strikes
Disabled persons in India to get unique ID Card

Jun 15, 2016

Disabled persons in India to get unique ID Card

India plans to provide a unique ID card to persons with disabilities with an aim to create a national data base to have their information. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Agenda 2030 #disabled persons #unique ID card