Ahead of this 70th anniversary General Debate, Ban Ki-moon will present his annual report on the work of the Organisation.
With a towering golden crucifix behind him, Francis told his listeners that their presence itself was "a kind of miracle in today's world," an affirmation of the family and the power of love.
Various Dalit rights groups have gathered in New York over the weekend to demand that the lapse be addressed by at least ensuring that the caste is recognised in the list of “indicators”, which will be used to monitor the implementation of the SDGs.
Pope Francis talked mostly about religious freedom, a rallying cry for US bishops who have waged high-profile fights against gay marriage, abortion and insurer-provided birth control.
Comedian-host Rajiv Satyal on his opening act before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appearance at the SAP Center in San Jose Sunday.
Clinton's use of a private email account connected to a server in her home instead of a government-issued email address came to light in March.
India and other members of the G-4 — Brazil, Germany and Japan — are seeking broad-based support for when negotiations for the reform begin in November. On Saturday, Modi will host a G-4 summit.
Pope Francis also asserted that the poor have inherent rights to education and what he has termed the "three L's'' - lodging, labor and land.
Both countries claim they don't engage in cybertheft of commercial secrets, one of the deep differences that have threatened ties between the world's two largest economies.
Vladimir "Vovan" Krasnov and Alexei "Lexus" Stolyarov, who are famous for prank-calling Ukrainian and Russian celebrities, prank-called John after they heard that the singer told BBC he would like to meet Putin to discuss gay rights.
"We planned to do this from the moment we learned he was coming to the States," Juan Jose Gutierrez of the Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition told The Associated Press.
The summit is expected to adopt new sustainable development goals, the sequel to the 2015 Millennium Development Goals. The draft agenda has 17 new goals that aim to end poverty, promote prosperity and protect environment by 2030.
There are enormous expectations on India’s likely role in taking a lead in transfer of technology to developing countries.
The PM is said to have outlined “the sheer scale of development” and the investment opportunities they offered.
The G-4 summit on September 26 will be the first since 2004
Pope Francis on Thursday urged the US Congress to help those fleeing war and poverty, and work to combat climate change, in a historic address to lawmakers that touched on many hot-button issues in US and global politics. The historic speech to lawmakers at the Capitol was keenly anticipated and warmly received — but will […]
Narendra Modi will be staying at the iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel during his visit to New York.
The Pope’s US tour began on Tuesday as he arrived in Washington DC. On Thursday, he will be in New York to attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit.
Crimes of sexual abuse should not be repeated, says Pope Francis.
He promised to treat US investors in China fairly and to fight against commercial cyber theft, a growing complaint against China by American businesses.
Several areas remained under an evacuation order more than a week after the fire's start as crews continue to clear debris and trees and restore damaged power lines.
The company obtained rights to sell the drug, Daraprim, the only U.S.-approved treatment for toxoplasmosis, in August. It hiked the price overnight from $13.50 per pill to $750.
Francis' visit comes three months after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, putting U.S. bishops on the defensive and sharply dividing Americans over how much they should accommodate religious objectors.
Problem of cyber crimes has sparked mutual tension between the two countries in recent time.
In order to make his ruling, US District Judge George H. King had to delve into the song's long and complicated history.