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Venezuelan general appears in New York after 11 months on the run

Retired Venezuelan General asks for UN support in his first public appearance since his arrest order.


UN holds first-ever meeting on anti-Semitism on Thursday

The meeting was requested by 37 countries who sent a letter to assembly President Sam Kutesa on October 1.


UN Chief commends outgoing Indian force commander

UN chief commended General Iqbal Singh Singha on the completion of his assignment as force commander of the UN mission in the Golan.


As world watches Paris, Nigeria suffers its own attacks

The difference between the reactions to the bloodshed in Paris and in Baga also is related to the broader context, experts say.


Ban Ki-moon meets Pranab, discusses terror, UN reforms

He pointed out that India was the second largest donor to the Democracy Fund, next only to the US.


UN Chief Ban Ki-moon asks India to lead fight against climate change

The UN climate conference to be held in Paris this year, is tasked with cutting greenhouse gas emissions.


United Nations condemns terror attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo

“It was a horrendous, unjustifiable and cold-blooded crime,” the UN Chief said.


Indian diplomat Atul Khare named head of UN Department of Field Support

Khare had translated from Hindi to English then PM Atal Behari Vajpayee’s speech at the UN General Assembly in 1998.


UN chief says Palestine will join international court on April 1

Israel froze the transfer of more than $100 million in tax funds collected for the Palestinians.


Inspectors ‘confident’ of chemical weapons used in Syria

The mission was established by the OPCW on April 29 to establish the facts surrounding allegations of the use of chlorine “for hostile purposes” in Syria.


Pakistan rejects UN, EU call of halting execution of terrorists

So far six people, convicted of attacks on GHQ and former president Pervez Musharraf, have been executed.


UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges Pakistan to end executions

Ban Ki-moon urged the Government of Pakistan to stop the executions of convicts and reimpose the moratorium on the death penalty.


India announces USD one million for UN tsunami fund

The trust fund supports activities that build resilience through strengthened early warning systems for coastal hazards.


Why Opec deserves a holiday card from India

In fact, as the year winds down, much of the rest of the world owes the cartel some gratitude as well


Telescope: Those were the days

The Bharat Ratna announcement sent news channels on a nostalgia trip