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UN panel verdict allows India access to Hariabhanga gas reserves, Dhaka gets 20 K sqkm EEZ

Jul 12, 2014

UN panel verdict allows India access to Hariabhanga gas reserves, Dhaka gets 20 K sqkm EEZ

The disputed region was near the mouth of the Hariabhanga river, an area of huge strategic importance for India in the coming decades. #India #ThisisNext #Bangladesh #diplomacy #Bay of Bengal #Syed Akbaruddin #Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali #Hariabhanga gas reserves #United Nations Tribunal
Gaza toll passes 100 in worst Israel-Hamas conflict since November 2012

Jul 12, 2014

Gaza toll passes 100 in worst Israel-Hamas conflict since November 2012

An airstrike outside a family home on early Saturday pushed the Palestinian death toll past 100 in four days of cross-border fighting. #World #United Nations #US #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #Tel Aviv #Israel PM
US prepared to facilitate cessation of hostilities in Gaza: Obama

Jul 11, 2014

US prepared to facilitate cessation of hostilities in Gaza: Obama

Obama reiterated US condemnation of rocket fire into Israel by Hamas and reaffirmed Israel's right to defend itself against the attacks, the White House said. #United States #World #Barack Obama #United Nations #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #death toll #Gaza #Airstrike #Palestinian President #Mahmud Abbas #Israel PM
Delhi is world's second most populous city, Mumbai sixth: UN

Jul 11, 2014

Delhi is world's second most populous city, Mumbai sixth: UN

Delhi has become the world's second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report. #World #India #China #United Nations #Population
Educate children on child pregnancies: Harsh Vardhan

Jul 11, 2014

Educate children on child pregnancies: Harsh Vardhan

Days after courting controversy over his remarks on imparting sex education in schools, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it should be replaced by a format which makes people aware about child pregnancy and associated evils. #United Nations #WHO #World Population Day #Harshvardhan #child pregnancy
Palestinian death toll rises as Israel hits over 750 targets in Gaza

Jul 11, 2014

Palestinian death toll rises as Israel hits over 750 targets in Gaza

It accuses Hamas Islamists of deliberately putting innocent Palestinians in harm's way by placing weaponry and gunmen in Gaza's residential areas. #World #United Nations #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #death toll #Gaza #Airstrike #Palestinian President #Israel PM
Gaza healthcare services on the verge of collapsing: WHO

Jul 11, 2014

Gaza healthcare services on the verge of collapsing: WHO

The Palestinian Ministry of Health has reported it is unable to maintain adequate stocks of medicine because of chronic outstanding debt, now amounting to more than $250 million, WHO said. #United States #World #Barack Obama #United Nations #Hamas #Israel #TheySaidIt #Benjamin Netanyahu #WHO #Ban Ki-moon #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #Gaza #Airstrike #Palestinian President #Mahmud Abbas #Israel PM #Healthcare in Gaza #Palestine's Healthcare debt
Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Jul 10, 2014

Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

There have been no Israeli deaths so far, but Hamas showed its firepower as it launched waves of rockets across Israel that triggered sirens in cities as far from Gaza as Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa. #United Nations Security Council #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #European Union #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Palestine #West Bank #Arab nations #Simon Peres #Jewish State #Israeli Teens Abducted #Mahmud Abbas #Gaa #Palestinian Teen abducted #Ban ii-moon
United Nations to recognise all same-sex marriages of staffers

Jul 08, 2014

United Nations to recognise all same-sex marriages of staffers

The UN will now recognise all same-sex marriages of its staffers across the world as it put in place a new policy aimed at ensuring "greater equality" with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calling for rejection of homophobia. #World #United Nations #Ban Ki-moon #Same-sex marriage #Farhan Haq