United Nations, September 23 (IANS) World leaders at the United Nations General Assembly's high-level meeting on the fight against tuberculosis (TB) have approved a political declaration to advance efforts to e
United Nations, September 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday renewed his call for the reform of the “outdated, dysfunctional and unfair” World Bank and the International Monetary Fund
United Nations, September 18 (IANS) Presidents, prime ministers, princes and monarchs begin their annual gathering in New York on Monday focusing on development and climate change, while the harrowing Ukraine W
United Nations, August 1 (IANS) A UN counter-terrorism official has decried the failure of the General Assembly to agree on a global agreement to fight terrorism proposed by India.
Raffi Gregorian, the Direc
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS): Just three months after India surpassed China to become the world's most populous nation with 142.86 crore people, according to UN data, as many as 415 million Indians moved out o
United Nations, June 28 (IANS): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has removed India from the list of countries that need attention over the impact of armed conflicts on children following steps taken by the
United Nations, February 26 (AP): Russia has vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution demanding that Moscow stop its attack on Ukraine and withdraw all troops.
Friday's vote was 11-1, with China, India
United Nations, February 5 (AP): China's UN ambassador said Friday the US should come up with more attractive and more practical policies and actions to reduce tensions with North Korea and avoid a return t
United Nations, October 27 (AP): The outgoing UN envoy for Myanmar says civil war has spread throughout the country and the international community should consider measures aimed at replacing the military junta
Berlin, October 26 (AP): The United Nations reported Tuesday that fresh pledges by governments to cut greenhouse gas emissions raise hopes but aren't strict enough to avoid catastrophic global warming.
United Nations, October 16 (IANS): The already dire situation faced by Afghan civilians will get worse, and the humanitarian needs of children and women will increase over the coming months, a Unicef offic
United Nations, October 12 (AP): Warning that Afghanistan is facing a make-or-break moment, the United Nations chief on Monday urged the world to prevent the country's economy from collapsing.
United Nations, October 7 (IANS): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that Ethiopia has no right to expel UN staff and it is violating the international law in doing this.
In his right of reply at the
Geneva, October 6 (IANS): The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN), has warned that climate change increases the global risk of water-related hazards like flo
United Nations, September 30 (AP): The United Nations chief is urging unified regional and international action to prevent the crisis in Myanmar from becoming a large-scale conflict and multi-faceted catastroph
UNITED NATIONS, SEPTEMBER 27 (IANS): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke on Sunday on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, declaring that nuclear weapons must