Doval to meet Chinese President Xi along with BRICS NSAs

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jul 26 Amid the Sikkim standoff, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will call on Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday along with fellow top security officials of the BRICS...

Jul 26, 2017 5:27 PM | Newsscroll

US sees progress in push for 'pretty serious' N. Korea

sanctionsUnited Nations, Jul 25 US Ambassador Nikki Haley today said there was progress in talks with China on imposing what she termed as "pretty serious" new UN sanctions on North Korea in...

Jul 26, 2017 1:10 AM | Newsscroll

UN chief condemns terror attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan

By Yoshita SinghUnited Nations, Jul 25 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the terror attacks in Kabul and Lahore and called for those responsible to be brought to justice.Describing...

Jul 25, 2017 9:42 AM | Newsscroll

Jerusalem holy site crisis must be resolved by Friday:UN envoy

United Nations, Jul 24 A crisis over new Israeli security measures at a Jerusalem holy site must be resolved by Friday to avoid an escalation of violence, the UN envoy to the Middle East said...

Jul 25, 2017 12:49 AM | Newsscroll

At UN, Israel defends Jerusalem security measures

United Nations, Jul 24 Israel is working to calm the situation in Jerusalem following a flare-up of violence, but it will do whatever is necessary to maintain security at a holy site, Israel's...

Jul 24, 2017 9:26 PM | Newsscroll

UNGA rolls over Security Council reform talks to next session

By Yoshita SinghUnited Nations, Jul 21 The UN General Assembly has once again decided to roll over negotiations on reforming the Security Council to its next session even as the G4 bloc of India,...

Jul 21, 2017 7:51 PM | Newsscroll

US warns South Sudan regional plan is last chance for peace

United Nations, Jul 21 The United States has warned that a new regional plan to shore up South Sudan's failing peace agreement was the last chance for Juba's leaders to end the war, now in its...

Jul 21, 2017 3:07 AM | Newsscroll

India concerned over peace and security in African region

By Yoshita SinghUnited Nations, Jul 20 India has voiced concern over the international community's "less than satisfactory" response to terrorist threats posed by outfits such as Boko Haram and Al...

Jul 20, 2017 11:11 PM | Newsscroll

Arabs urge Qatar to accept 6 principles to combat extremism

United Nations, Jul 19 Four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar have urged the tiny Gulf nation to commit to six principles on combatting extremism and terrorism and negotiate a plan with specific...

Jul 19, 2017 11:32 AM | Newsscroll

UN envoy warns that Iraq faces major challenges after Mosul

United Nations, Jul 18 The UN envoy for Iraq has warned that the road ahead for the Mideast nation is "extremely challenging" following the liberation of Mosul, stressing that freeing other...

Jul 18, 2017 4:52 AM | Newsscroll