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Friday, April 10, 2020



COVID-19 pandemic provides 'window' into how bio-terrorist attack might unfold in world: Guterres

April 10, 2020 1:15 pm

The UN chief stressed that the crisis has hindered international, regional and national conflict resolution efforts, exactly when they are needed most.

UN Security Council ‘missing in action’ in coronavirus fight

April 03, 2020 9:52 am

Secretary-General António Guterres has pleaded for a unified global response as many nations turn inward and seal each other off in an effort to contain the virus. He has also called for a halt to all armed conflicts so nations can focus on the crisis.

UN Security Council condemns 'heinous' terror attack on Sikh gurudwara in Afghanistan

March 27, 2020 4:02 pm

In a statement issued on Thursday, the 15-nation Council said it "condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack" that took place in Shor Bazar area.

UNSC yet to discuss COVID-19 under China's presidency, diplomat calls it 'not fit' for challenges

March 27, 2020 3:30 pm

A UN diplomat told PTI that "the silence of the Council on an issue impacting human security in such a profound manner reflects that it is obviously not fit for purpose for the challenges of our times."

China at helm, India faces tough month at UNSC

March 02, 2020 6:54 am

This is the first time China will be holding the presidency of the UNSC since the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 was revoked in August last year.

India has Portugal support for UNSC permanent seat: Portugal President

February 16, 2020 2:37 am

“We shall have India at the highest level (at) the next meeting of the so called ocean conference in June in Portugal,” Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said on Saturday.

India to invite Pakistan PM Imran Khan for SCO summit in New Delhi

January 16, 2020 5:54 pm

Formerly the Sanghai Five and formed in 1996, the SCO has eight members today including India and Pakistan, which became part of it in 2017.

China makes fresh attempt to raise Kashmir issue in UNSC

January 15, 2020 7:45 pm

China's bid to get the Kashmir issue on the agenda was thwarted by other members of the UNSC led by the US and France in December last year. Members, including the US and France had maintained that the Kashmir issue has to be discussed bilaterally.

Pakistan requesting UNSC to allow 'pocket money' for Hafiz Saeed exposes its duplicity: MEA

October 04, 2019 10:24 pm

According to UN provisions, all states are required to freeze the funds and other financial assets or economic resources of designated individuals.

G-4 for UNSC reform, enhanced role of developing countries

September 27, 2019 2:00 am

This means that India and Brazil — the two developing countries in G-4 grouping — should get a place along with China, which is the only developing country in the UNSC.