Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

United Nations General Assembly


UN: Taliban has plunged Afghanistan into 'dire' conditions

November 11, 2022 3:10 pm

Introducing the resolution, Leendertse told the assembly that the Taliban control the country but aren't living up to their responsibility toward meeting the needs of the Afghan people.

India abstains on UNGA resolution that condemns Russia's "illegal" referenda, attempts to annex parts of Ukraine

October 13, 2022 12:20 pm

The resolution 'Territorial integrity of Ukraine: defending the principles of the Charter of the United Nations' was adopted with 143 nations voting in favour, Russia, Belarus, North Korea, Syria, and Nicaragua voting against, and 35, including India, abstaining.

Shelling hits south Ukraine as Russia in UN spotlight over escalation

September 25, 2022 12:27 pm

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addressed the U.N. General Assembly and the world's media on Saturday, casting opposition to Russia's assault on its neighbour as limited to the United States and countries under its sway.

On Ukraine, Russia repeats insistence that it had no choice

September 25, 2022 10:42 am

After days of denunciations of Russia at the prominent diplomatic gathering, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov sought to shift the focus to Washington.

Flashes of bold UN talk on feminism, masculinity, patriarchy

September 25, 2022 10:07 am

On the first day of the General Assembly gathering of world leaders, Bolivian President Luis Arce touted 2022 as “The Year of the Cultural Revolution for Depatriarchalization” for his country

World needs to hear reason, experience goodwill, India willing & able on both: EAM Jaishankar at UNGA

September 25, 2022 6:54 am

‘Accumulation of debt in fragile economies’ a concern, he says in veiled reference to Lanka’s China debt

PM Modi has influential voice on world stage, welcome his intervention: UK on his not era of war remark to Putin

September 22, 2022 9:38 am

"And we really hope that Vladimir Putin listens to those voices who are calling for peace and for de-escalation. So we very much welcome Prime Minister Modi's intervention," UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said.

Biden set to announce $2.9 billion in food security at UN

September 21, 2022 8:35 pm

The United States has strengthened its focus on food security since Russia's February 24 invasion of Ukraine worsened a global food crisis that was already fueled by climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jaishankar leaves for US today; to attend Quad, BRICS meets

September 18, 2022 7:04 am

Jaishankar to lead India delegation at UNGA; speech on Sept 24

India ‘world’s pharmacy’: UNGA president

August 30, 2022 2:15 am

External Affairs minister S Jaishankar, after meeting Shahid, said India's “Neighbourhood First” and the Maldives’ “India First” policies complement each other.