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Myanmar Erasing Rohingya

UN resolution urges Myanmar to drop identity plan

A new UN draft resolution takes aim at Myanmar’s campaign to have Rohingya Muslims identify as a term they reject.


United Nations sets up panel to rethink peacekeeping

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday appointed a blue-ribbon panel to recommend changes to international peacekeeping.


Nobel laureate Malala to donate USD 50,000 to Gaza

Malala, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is to donate USD 50,000 to help rebuild UN schools in Gaza.

Ri Tong Il

UN investigator cautious on North Korea engagement

UN human rights investigator was surprised that North Korea raised the possibility of allowing him to visit the country.


Prominent defector says North Korea has taken his father hostage

North Korea says the accusations of human rights abuses are fabrications and “wild rumours” peddled by “hostile forces”.

Ri Tong Il

UN urged to refer North Korea to war crimes court

A judge urged the UN to seek war crimes prosecutions of North Korea regime despite Pyongyang’s “charm offensive.”


India wins re-election to United Nations Human Rights Council

India’s envoy to the UN Asoke Mukerji emphasised that the focus will be to make human rights system more effective.


WHO: Nigeria’s Ebola outbreak is officially over

The announcement comes after 42 days have passed _ twice the disease’s maximum incubation period _ since the last case in Nigeria tested negative.


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.


UN, Mizoram govt sign deal to initiate livelihood project

The project is expected to create market linkages for Mizoram’s primary products and also focus on “sustainable” use of bamboo.

J&K inspector wins UN award for leading female police corps in Afghanistan

UN Police Division, in a communication to the Indian Mission, said that Shakti has “contributed to the improvement of the status of female police.


Pakistan using ‘diversionary tactics’ on talks: India

Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said there was no place for a third party intervention.


UN Chief Ban Ki-moon to visit Gaza on Tuesday

I will visit Gaza on Tuesday to listen directly to the people of Gaza, he informed reporters in Cairo


US Senator hints at UN help to enforce ceasefire

On Wednesday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon had asked India and Pakistan to resolve their issues diplomatically and through dialogue.


UN pledges USD 4 million for Mizoram livelihood project

The project would include issues like food security, livelihood, income generation and eco-system preservation.