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Apr 16, 2019
Antonio Guterres voices concern over UN's deteriorating finances, says India owed $38 million for peacekeeping operationsThe United States is responsible for 22 percent of the $5.4 billion regular budget for 2018 and 2019 and more than 28 percent of the $6.7 billion peacekeeping budget for the year to 30 June.
Apr 12, 2019
Narendra Modi conferred Russia's highest civilian honour, Order of St Andrew the Apostle, for promoting bilateral tiesModi has been conferred with the award for exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India.
Mar 29, 2019
UN orders nations to step up fight against terror funding, directs global powers to ensure laws that criminalise actThe UN Security Council ordered countries worldwide to step up the fight against terrorism financing on Thursday by ensuring they have laws that make it a serious crime to fund terrorist acts.
Mar 19, 2019
United Nations discloses rise in sex abuse cases by staff in 2018; 259 allegations last year after 138 in 2017The report, presented to the General Assembly, said that from 1 January to 31 December, 2018, the United Nations received a total of 148 sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) allegations directly involving UN workers, and 111 involving staff from partner organisations implementing UN programmes
Mar 15, 2019
New Zealand mosque shootings: UN chief urges global community to 'stand united against anti-Muslim hatred'UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged the international community to "stand united against anti-Muslim hatred".
Mar 13, 2019
In politics, women seriously outnumbered by men; less than 7% make world leaders, only 24% make lawmakers, says UNThe UN said there has been a 'serious regression' in the political power of women across the world in recent years, and it took 25 years for the share of women in parliaments to rise to 24.3 percent from 11 percent in 1995.
Mar 08, 2019
UN chief Antonio Guterres continually monitoring situation between India and Pakistan, says spokespersonThe spokesman for the Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric was asked if the UN chief had spoken with the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan to de-escalate tensions between the two nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours.
Mar 06, 2019
UN chief spoke with officials from India and Pakistan, not PMs on rising tensions between countries, says reportUN chief Antonio Guterres has not spoken with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan but discussed with officials from India and Pakistan the heightened tensions arising after the Pulwama terror attack, a top official has said.
Mar 01, 2019
UN says release of Indian pilot by Pakistan would be a "very much welcomed" step, urges for de-esclationAsked whether the Secretary-General spoke with the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan amid the escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours, Dujarric said: "contacts have been had with both sides at various levels".
Feb 28, 2019
US, UK, France ask UN Security Council to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar; China yet to respond to proposalThe US, UK and France have asked the 15-member UN Security Council sanctions committee to subject JeM chief Masood Azhar to an arms embargo, global travel ban and asset freeze.