01 May 2015
Aden: The United Nations warned fuel shortages threaten to halt all relief operations in Yemen "within days" as Saudi Arabia reported the first retaliatory cross-border attack of its five-week air war.
29 Apr 2015
Indonesia: An Indonesian firing squad executed eight drug traffickers, including seven foreigners, in the early hours of Wednesday, sparking condemnation from Australia and Brazil who had made final, desperate pleas to save their nationals.
18 Apr 2015
United Nations: Iran has presented a four-point peace plan for Yemen to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, calling for international action to end the "senseless" Saudi-led air campaign on Huthi rebels.
26 Apr 2015
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon assured quake-hit Nepal that the world body will mount a major relief effort and support it in dealing with the humanitarian crisis.
13 Apr 2015
Beijing: China, which is yet to fully endorse India's permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council( UNSC), on Monday said it supports India's "desire" to play a bigger role in the United Nations( UN) and will strive to work out a"package plan" to reform the powerful organ of the world body.
19 Apr 2015
Amman: The United Nations says Saudi Arabia has agreed to completely cover the USD 273.7 million needed for emergency aid to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe inside Yemen.
23 Apr 2015
Vienna: Iran and major powers held a second day of talks on Thursday seeking to finalise a historic deal that would make any attempt by Tehran to make a nuclear weapon extremely difficult and easily detectable.
22 Apr 2015
Jakarta: Terming terror organisation Islamic State (IS) as a cause for grave concern, India on Wednesday exhorted a congregation of Asian and African countries to be resolute in combating terrorism and acting against maritime piracy.
03 May 2015
United Nations: A UNSC committee has assured India that it will take up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi at its next meeting, after India expressed concern that the LeT commander's release from a Pakistani jail violates the provisions of the global body.
15 Apr 2015
Ottawa: Amid growing threat of terrorism worldwide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for a UN resolution to unitedly fight against the menace and its support base as he condemned the terror attack on Canada's Parliament Hill last year.