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April 29, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Britain Steps Up Heat

April 28, 2022 10:40 pm

Britain has set the stage for a military showdown with Argentina by announcing that a full sea and air blockade would be imposed on the Falkland Islands in the next 48 hours.

Shringla in US ahead of UN resolutions on crisis in Ukraine

March 24, 2022 7:13 am

There are three resolutions at play now, two at the UN General Assembly and one at the UN Security Council. The Indian Express has learnt that the focus of all three resolutions is on the humanitarian situation.

India abstains from UNSC procedural vote to call for General Assembly session on Ukraine crisis

February 28, 2022 10:15 am

The 15-nation Security Council met early Monday to hold the vote on the emergency special session of the 193-member General Assembly on Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Russia vetoes UN resolution to end Ukraine invasion

February 26, 2022 7:14 am

The 11-1 vote — with China, India and the United Arab Emirates abstaining — showed significant but not total opposition to Russia's invasion of its smaller, militarily weaker neighbor.

US wins seat on UN rights council in uncontested election

October 15, 2021 11:12 am

The 193-member UN General Assembly elected all 18 candidates proposed by the world organization's five regional groups.

PM Modi arrives in US to attend Quad leaders' summit, address UNGA

September 23, 2021 7:50 am

Modi, who is visiting the US for the 7th time after assuming office in 2014, said his visit would be an occasion to strengthen the Indo-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership and consolidate ties with Japan and Australia.

UNGA session to see discussions on climate change, pandemic: All you need to know

September 21, 2021 7:33 am

PM Modi will address the General Debate on September 25, the theme for which is ‘Building resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people'.

Wish had magic wand to complete Security Council reform: says President of 76th session of UNGA Abdulla Shahid

September 15, 2021 1:52 pm

Presidency of Hope is also about respecting the rights of all and revitalising the United Nations. We need an organisation that is fit for purpose and tuned up with the times we are living in", Abdulla Shahid said.

UNGA president-elect Abdulla Shahid called on PM Modi

July 24, 2021 10:52 am

Abdulla Shahid is visiting India in his capacity as the president-elect of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) following the election held in New York on July 7.

Abdulla Shahid, President-elect of UN General Assembly, arrives in India

July 22, 2021 5:11 am

India is the first country Shahid is visiting in his official capacity as President-elect of the UN General Assembly after he was elected to the post on June 7, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).


On first day of US visit, PM Modi meets CEOs of top American firms

September 24, 2021 5:45 pm

PM Modi will participate in the first in-person Quad Leaders’ Summit, along with US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan.

Top Frames: Obama, Putin at UN General Assembly, Russia launch airstrikes in Syria

October 10, 2015 1:08 pm

Barack Obama extends his hand to Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Russia on Wednesday (September 30) carried out its first airstrikes in Syria in what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a pre-emptive strike against the militants.