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 […]