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UN security council: ‘US supports India’s bid for permanent membership’

Reiterating support for India’s quest to enter the elite club, Power said, “Let me affirm that we support a reformed UN Security Council that includes India as a permanent member.”

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India hits out at UN Security Council over lack of transparency in peacekeeping operations

“We are dismayed at the opaque manner in which the Security Council continues mandate peace operations, without any accountability or transparency,” India’s Permanent Representative to the UN said.

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UN Security Council to discuss pause in air strikes on Yemen

UN rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has said that the country was “on the verge of total collapse.”

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Reform of UNSC should be through consensus, say Pakistan, China

Sharif had told Obama that India’s permanent membership in the UNSC is unacceptable to Pakistan.

Iran moves closer to nuclear deal

Iran says its program is solely for energy production and medical research purposes.

Israel tells UN Security Council will defend itself against Hezbollah militants

“Israel will not stand by as Hezbollah targets Israelis,” Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron Prosor said.

Iran nuclear talks get down to nitty-gritty

It could resolve a 12-year standoff, silence talk of war, help normalise Iran’s relations with the West.

Palestinians urge UN to demand Israel end settlements

But no resolution was adopted and there was no Security Council statement condemning Israel.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meet on latest Israel-Palestine tensions

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on recent tensions between Israel and the Palestinians.

Turkey fails in bid to join UN Security Council

Special attention had been on Turkey as it is under growing pressure to do more about the war in Syria pushing up against its border.

Declare war on war

It’s possible to drive the war industry out of business.

UN declares Ebola outbreak ‘threat to peace and security’

The international mission will be known as the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response.

Connoisseurs of the stalemate

The change of mind in Pakistan via-a-vis India is real. But foreign offices of both countries remain addicted to deadlocks.

UN peacekeepers to tackle internal strife unsustainable: India

India has sent more than 170,000 troops to 43 of the 69 peacekeeping operations mandated so far.

A leadership moment

At BRICS summit, a chance for India to start on a path that leads to the UNSC.