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Migrant crisis: UN calls for up to 200,000 refugees to be shared among EU states

Sep 04, 2015

Migrant crisis: UN calls for up to 200,000 refugees to be shared among EU states

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees called Friday on the European Union to admit up to 200,000 refugees as part of a "mass relocation programme" that would be binding on EU states. #United Nations #European Union #refugees #Migrant crisis #World
Sumitra Mahajan meets UN Secretary General, seeks permanent membership in UNSC

Sep 02, 2015

Sumitra Mahajan meets UN Secretary General, seeks permanent membership in UNSC

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has emphasized the need for urgent UN Security Council reform, saying it is time to make the powerful body "vibrant" with the inclusion of India as a permanent member. #Terrorism #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Sumitra Mahajan #India UN Security Council
PM Modi calls for concrete outcome on UNSC reforms at upcoming meet

Aug 31, 2015

PM Modi calls for concrete outcome on UNSC reforms at upcoming meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for concrete outcomes to the long-pending issues of UN Security Council reforms. #World #India #United Nations #TheySaidIt #UNSC #UNGA #PM Narendra Modi #UNSC reforms #Mogens Lykketoft
Insufficient funds for crucial Paris conference: UN climate chief

Aug 31, 2015

Insufficient funds for crucial Paris conference: UN climate chief

Key climate negotiations opened in Bonn on Monday with a top UN official warning there was not enough money to host a year-end Paris conference tasked with sealing a global carbon-curbing pact. #United Nations #climate change #NewsTracker #un climate chief christiana figueres #paris climate change conference
Islamic State destroys part of Palmyra's iconic Temple of Bel: Activists

Aug 31, 2015

Islamic State destroys part of Palmyra's iconic Temple of Bel: Activists

The Islamic State jihadist group has blown up parts of the Temple of Bel in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, a monitor and activists said. #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #UN #islamic-state #IS #Palmyra #Temple of Bel
No proposal yet for Sharif-Modi meeting in New York: Pakistan

Aug 27, 2015

No proposal yet for Sharif-Modi meeting in New York: Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday said that so far there was no proposal for a meeting between Prime Ministers of Pakistan and India in New York. #World #India #United Nations #Pakistan #NewsTracker #UN #Nawaz Sharif #New York #Pakistan PM #NSA #Sartaj Aziz #Ajit Doval #PM Narendra Modi
Pakistan contacts UN over last-minute cancellation of NSA-level talks with India

Aug 27, 2015

Pakistan contacts UN over last-minute cancellation of NSA-level talks with India

Pakistan has informed the UN about the last-minute cancellation of the NSA-level talks with India to take the international community into confidence over the Kashmir issue and the situation at the LoC #India #United Nations #Pakistan #Maleeha Lodhi #NSA level talks
UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon regrets India-Pak NSA-level talks fiasco

Aug 25, 2015

UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon regrets India-Pak NSA-level talks fiasco

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed regret over calling-off of the planned NSA-level talks between India and Pakistan and hoped that leaders of the two countries will use "all opportunities" to resume talks soon. #India #United Nations #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #NSA level talks
UN chief Ban Ki-moon appalled by Islamic State's 'barbaric' attacks in Palmyra in Syria

Aug 25, 2015

UN chief Ban Ki-moon appalled by Islamic State's 'barbaric' attacks in Palmyra in Syria

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday he was appalled by reports that Islamic State militants had demolished a temple in Syria's ancient Palmyra. #Terrorism #United Nations #Syria #UN #Ban Ki-moon #islamic-state #Palmyra #baal shamin temple #Khaled al-Assaad
Italian marines case: UN tribunal asks India, Italy to suspend all trials against accused

Aug 25, 2015

Italian marines case: UN tribunal asks India, Italy to suspend all trials against accused

A UN tribunal asked both India and Italy to "suspend" all court proceedings involving two Italian marines charged with the killing of two Indian fishermen. #World #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Fishermen #Enrica Lexie #Italian Marines #ITLOS #UN tribunal