United Nations
World  /  Published 03.10.18

UN tells US to lift Iran sanctions

The United Nations’ highest court on Wednesday ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil a...
By AP in The Hague

Opinion  /  Published 02.10.18

Diluting norms that protect the environment

Anomalies can be revealing. The United Nations has bestowed upon the Indian prime minister its highest environmental honour. Narendra Modi and the president of France have been accorded the Champions ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 01.10.18

Naidu terror plea to UN

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday that the world must come together to fight against terrorism and urged the United Nations to come up with “strong, coded actions” to tackle terror, ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.09.18

Heard at UN: Some words you might have missed

Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics — topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world.That’s what the speechmaking at the UN General Assembly invariably produces ...
By AP in New York

World  /  Published 27.09.18

UN court asked to probe Venezuela

Six nations made the unprecedented move on Wednesday of asking the UN’s International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela for possible crimes against humanity, even as President Nicolas Maduro m...
By AP in New York

World  /  Published 25.09.18

UN debut for New Zealand's 'First Baby'

With a mock security pass that lists her as the “First Baby” of New Zealand, three-month-old Neve Te Aroha made her UN debut on Monday when her mother — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern — spoke a...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 25.09.18

Trump at UN: Iran leaders sow chaos, death

President Donald Trump blasted Iran on Tuesday as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering its people to pay for aggression abroad, using his speech to the UN General Assembly to threaten more ...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 25.09.18

Trump hints at second meeting with Kim

President Donald Trump raised hopes at the United Nations on Monday that a second meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could occur 'quite soon,' striking a conciliatory tone one year after he used h...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 23.09.18

Day after military parade attack, Iran warns US & allies

President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday Iran was ready to confront the US and its Gulf Arab allies, a day after an attack on an Iranian military parade killed 25 people, including 12 members of the el...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 23.09.18

Trump to wield UN gavel to denounce Iran

He has chaired board meetings, cabinet meetings and starred in a reality television show, but on Wednesday US President Donald Trump will wield the gavel in the United Nations Security Council to deno...
By Reuters in New York


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