31 Mar 2015
Kuwait: The United States pledged USD 507 million and Kuwait promised USD 500 million towards easing Syria's humanitarian crisis at an international summit in the Kuwaiti capital on Tuesday.
25 Mar 2015
United Nations: India was among the 43 countries that voted in support of a Russian-drafted resolution that proposed removing benefits for same-sex partners of UN staff, but the resolution failed to pass in the General Assembly committee after 80 nations opposed it.
31 Mar 2015
Lausanne : With a deadline hours away, Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace on Tuesday in negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear programme, while officials cautioned that any agreement would likely be fragile and incomplete.
20 Mar 2015
United Nations: Expressing deep concern at the increasing number of executions in Pakistan, the United Nations has asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif government to reinstate the moratorium on death penalty as soon as possible.
16 Mar 2015
United Nations: At India's initiative, a memorial wall dedicated to fallen peacekeepers will be built at the UN headquarters here as a lasting tribute to the sacrifice made by them in the line of duty.
11 Mar 2015
United Nations: Sri Lanka has a "historic opportunity" to set up a domestic reconciliation process that is "credible, accountable and on par with international norms and standards", the UN has said.
10 Mar 2015
United Nations: Libya's request for UN approval to buy fighter jets, tanks and other weaponry to fight Islamic State militants has been put on hold at the request of seven Security Council members led by Spain, diplomats have said.
07 Mar 2015
United Nations: Calling the rule of law the most effective tool to fight terrorism, India has said the national legal systems should be strengthened to apply UN's counter-terror laws.
09 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Global food prices fell to a nearly five-year low in February this year on increased supply of key food items and strong US dollar, according to the United Nations food agency FAO.
03 Mar 2015
Brussels: The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000.