This is the first time India has mentioned the cause of the refugee crisis, though it has still not named the Rohingya.
US President Donald Trump used his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.
Ahead of his maiden speech to the annual UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump hosted a short event to boost support for changes to the United Nations.
“What is our country, where are we from, where will we go; that is what I have to ask your people.”
The first tranche of the relief material reached Chittagong in an Indian Air Force plane today.
A National Security Council Secretariat-appointed committee will pick up where the UN GGE left off and study how cyber norms for India’s digital development platforms can be formulated.
Human Rights Watch interviewed over 50 Rohingya refugees who had fled to Bangladesh, who recounted harrowing tales of fleeing violence.
“I would prefer not going the route of the military” Trump said. “If we do use it on North Korea, it will be a very sad day for North Korea.”
North Korea gets the bulk of its oil from China, its main ally and trading partner, and a lesser amount from Russia.
The US traditionally drafts resolutions to impose sanctions on North Korea over its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs. It first negotiates with Pyongyang ally China before involving the remaining 13 council members.
Trump has often criticised the media, which Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said amounts to an attack on the freedom of the press and could provoke violence against reporters.
Bangladeshi border guards on Thursday recovered the bodies of 20 Rohingya women and children whose boat capsized as they fled Myanmar.
The heavy fighting to drive out ISIL, led by the United States coalition and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), has come under attack for its relentless air raids, which has killed hundred of civilians since June.
The UN faced criticism for failures in South Suda that led to the sacking of the peacekeeping mission’s military chief last year.
The view was unequivocally supported by the representatives of Bolivia and Uruguay, two of the ten non-permanent members of the Security Council in addition to five permanent members
The UN and Amnesty International urged the government not to reintroduce the death penalty by hanging, citing concerns about guaranteeing fair trials.
The combination of declining birth rates, increased longevity and growing proportions of the elderly is raising serious economic questions around the world.
The UN Security Council urged warring factions in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeastern Nigeria to allow humanitarian aid access and countries to donate more to save 20 million people from famine.
Beijing has repeatedly blocked India’s move to put a ban on the Jaish-e-Mohammed leader under the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the Council.
Ng Lap Seng was accused of paying more than $1 million in bribes to two UN ambassadors to help him build a multibillion-dollar conference center.
The coalition fighting the Iran-allied Houthi militia in Yemen has, however, denied carrying out the attack that killed 42.
Liu Xia has been under effective house arrest since her late husband won the Nobel, and was allowed to visit him in prison about once a month. She suffers from depression.
Crowdsourcing support can become a process where new ideas are mined and become part of a policy package for difficult relationships.
The US argue that Pyongyang fired an intercontinental ballistic missile, while Russia contends it was just a medium-range one, which hamstrings the US effort to push for stronger sanctions.
Khalifa Haftar, a former Gaddafi ally, emerged as a strongman in eastern Libya using the Benghazi campaign to build up forces, while shunning UN peace efforts, now has the prize in his sights – Libya’s capital.
The industry’s interests are in “irreconcilable conflict with the interests of public health policy”, said the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017.
By simply pledging humanitarian assistance and ignoring the conflict at the root of unfolding the food crisis, the US and UK aren’t really making a difference.
Public diplomacy is a buzz word that has been around for decades, but today it is well ensconced with a significant other – social media.
India, which says it will not be bound by any obligations stemming from the treaty, had earlier refused to take part in negotiations on its text.
According to the UN more than 5,000 non-combatants were killed or wounded in the first six months of 2017 due to suicide bomb attacks by insurgent groups.
UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mitsura adopted a neutral tone describing the talks, claiming there was “no breakthrough, no breakdown and no one walking out”.
Eighteen Myanmar nationals and foreigners representing international media arrived in Sittwe on Wednesday before a government-escorted visit to the north.
More than 122 countries adopted the treaty banning nuclear weapons. But can the ban be successful without the majority of NATO nations?
LGBTQI people’s health is consistently poorer than that of the general population.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered that $1 million be diverted from Israel’s UN funding to establish a museum on Jewish heritage in Hebron.
Mosul’s basic infrastruture will cost more than $1 billion to repair after the US-backed Iraqi offensive to retake the city from Islamic State.
The World Food Programme claims that more than 80,000 children might need malnutrition treatment where the Myanmar army cracked down on stateless Rohingyas.
The provocative test comes as the leaders from the Group of 20 nations are due to discuss steps to rein in Pyongyang’s weapons programmes.
“If they (the UN) are going to send someone with regards to the fact-finding mission, then there’s no reason for us to let them come,” was the message.
The talks, which many consider to be the last chance for peace between Greek and Turkish Cypriot started on a positive note according to UN stewards overseeing the negotiation.