There is little room for soft power in Trump’s foreign policy; diplomacy has been side-lined in favour of military solutions.
A narrow bilateral approach to foreign policy can stall India’s aspirations in becoming a global leader.
P-5 Privileges Breached as Britain Blinks and Indian Judge is Elected to International Court of Justice
The UK withdraws its candidate, leaving the field clear for Dalveer Bhandari, who had the overwhelming support of the UN General Assembly.
Britain, on its part, is looking to avoid an uncomfortable vote by invoking an arcane process that would have a joint committee choose a candidate to fill the vacant spot.
Tough race ahead as British, who stand to lose a privilege taken for granted for decades, pull out all stops.
New Delhi: Exercising her right to reply after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lashed out at Pakistan for supporting terrorism, Pakistani envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi attacked India for “killing hundreds of women, children and men in Kashmir”. In her address to the 72nd UN General Assembly session on Saturday, Swaraj had […]
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj also accused Pakistan of waging a war against India.
Suu Kyi’s office has confirmed she will be giving the UN General Assembly a miss to focus on the deteriorating internal security situation back home.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet US President Donald Trump when he attends the UN General Assembly in New York next week.
India Undecided About Joining UN Conference on Nuclear Ban, Despite Abstaining From Vote on Setting It Up
India said it is not convinced the proposed conference in 2017 can address the global community’s expectation for a comprehensive instrument on disarmament.
Children should not be criminalised for fleeing the horrors of war, yet the US has an ugly record of detaining unaccompanied refugee children.
The militant faction of Hezb-i-Islami, led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, has been waging a decades-long battle to establish a unified ISIS in Afghanistan.
US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, said that Obama had no plans to pursue a new Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative before leaving office.
The former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize winner has been criticised for doing too little to address the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
In a red rag to the Indian government, Sharif spoke of the “murder” of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, whom he described as a “young leader”. India hits back, says this shows Pakistan’s “continued attachment to terrorism.”
The political dimension of the current deadlock on a convention on international terrorism in the UN General Assembly reflects the different attitudes of member states towards terrorism.
The code of conduct was formed in November 2002 with 137 members. China, Pakistan, Israel and Iran have not yet joined the voluntary regime.
Despite stiff opposition from a handful of big powers – China, Russia, the United States – the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Monday unanimously adopted a decision to press ahead with the important task of reforming the Security Council. Officially titled, “Question of equitable representation on and increase […]