UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said Taliban's education minister told him that they are working on a 'framework' to allow all girls to continue their schooling beyond the sixth grade.
Haiti is one of just 15 countries -- and the second largest in population -- that continue to recognise self-ruling democratic Taiwan which China claims as part of its own territory.
Speaking at Harvard Kennedy School, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that these institutions don't speak for countries with issues unattended for years thus, urgent reforms in United Nations, World Bank and International Monetary Fund are needed.
Countries in the region must reduce GHG emissions to maintain trade competitiveness, given the likelihood of carbon taxes at borders, states new UN report
Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said the Vatican delegation would be led by the secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, who acts as the prime minister of the Holy See.
The UN diplomats said the Russia's refusal to sign off on members of new expert panels is already delaying investigations of sanctions violations in South Sudan, Congo and Central African Republic.
The legislation has been introduced to impose sanctions not only on Taliban, but also the foreign governments supporting it. Besides, it seeks role of Pakistan in helping Taliban to topple the government in Afghanistan.
First Secretary Sneha Dubey gave a befitting reply to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over Kashmir rant inside UNGA.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he represents the country that has ‘great tradition of democracy that goes back to thousands of years’.
The Taliban challenged the credentials of the ambassador from Afghanistan's former government, which they ousted on August 15, and asked to represent the country at the assembly's high-level General Debate.
If no world recognition of the Taliban comes by Monday, Afghan Ambassador Ghulam Isaczai will give the address to the UN General Assembly.
The nomination sets up a confrontation between the Taliban and Afghanistan’s fallen government envoy, Gram Isakuzai, who has held his post so far.
BTS shared their remarks during the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Moment as the representatives of the youth today. This is the third time the band gave a speech at the UN following two occasions in 2018 and 2020.
Lisa Curtis, a former national security official in the US, stressed India's role in the matter ahead of US-India maiden bilateral meet.
It is believed that his address willl focus on clearing skepticism around US foreign policy post its hasty exit from Afghanistan. Strained relationship with France and China might also come up.
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said issues including terrorism, climate change, vaccines, Indo-Pacific and UN reforms are going to be forcefully taken at the UNGA session.
The installation on the UN headquarters grounds has been unveiled to urge leaders to prioritize school reopening.
The City of New York has asked the world leaders attending the upcoming 76th session of the UN General Assembly to show proofs of vaccination.
Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party President Om Prakash Rajbhar meets Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, in Lucknow.PTI Photo
LJP (Ram Vilas) leader Chirag Paswan with party leaders, travels via a boat during the by-election campaign for Kusheshwar assembly constituency, in Darbhanga.PTI Photo
Idol of Goddess Lakshmi being worshipped at the residence of a Hindu devotee, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale addresses a press conference in Bhopal.PTI Photo
Indian Army jawan rescues a child and villagers stranded in flood-water in Tanakpur, Uttarakhand.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates