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Ban Ki-moon pledges UN support to Ebola-hit West Africa

Ban Ki-moon pledges UN support to Ebola-hit West Africa

20 Dec 2014

Freetown: UN Chief Ban Ki-moon has pledged support for Ebola-ravaged countries seeking to end the world's worst outbreak of the virus and rebuild their health systems as he began a tour of the three hardest-hit nations.

UN Chief,   Ban Ki-moon,   Ebola-ravaged countries,   Ebola mission,   World Health Organization,   Ebola,   United Nations,  
Israel calls Palestinian <strong>United</strong> <strong>Nations</strong> draft a gimmick

Israel calls Palestinian United Nations draft a gimmick

18 Dec 2014

JERUSALEM:Israel's foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian-proposed UN Security Council draft resolution that calls for a peace deal within a year and an end to the occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017."Certainly this will not hasten an agreement because without Israel's consent, nothing will change," Avigdor Lieberman said in a statement.

Israel,   Palestinian,   UN draft,   Security Council,   US,   UN ,  
Government concerned over China-Pakistan nuclear deal: Sushma Swaraj

Government concerned over China-Pakistan nuclear deal: Sushma Swaraj

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: India on Wednesday expressed concern over a nuclear deal between China and Pakistan, which it had taken up with Beijing but asserted that it is "well prepared" to safeguard national interests.

Sushma Swaraj,   China-Pakistan nuclear deal,   Lok Sabha,   United Nations,  
Upto one million facing hunger in Ebola-hit countries: UN

Upto one million facing hunger in Ebola-hit countries: UN

17 Dec 2014

Paris: Border closures, quarantines and crop losses in West African nations battling the Ebola virus could lead to as many as one million people going hungry, UN food agencies said.

West Africa,   African nations,   Ebola virus,   UN food agencies,   United Nations,  
No time can be fixed for merging of parties: Sharad Yadav

No time can be fixed for merging of parties: Sharad Yadav

20 Dec 2014

Patna:  Janata Dal (United) President Sharad Yadav on Saturday said the proposed December-22 'Mahadharna' in New Delhi would be the "first solid step" towards merging of old Janata Parivar parties, but no timeline can be fixed for it.

Janata Dal (United) ,  Sharad Yadav,   Janata Parivar,   Samajwadi Janata Party,   Mahadharna,   ,  
Government hails UN decision on International Yoga Day

Government hails UN decision on International Yoga Day

15 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Government on Monday described as "a new India's breakthrough diplomacy" the decision of the United Nations to declare June 21 as International Day of Yoga.

United Nations,   UN decision,   International Yoga Day,   External Affairs Minister,   Sushma Swaraj,   Lok Sabha,  
UN chief visits Ebola-ravaged West African <strong>nations</strong>

UN chief visits Ebola-ravaged West African nations

19 Dec 2014

Monrovia (Liberia): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised Liberia on its efforts to combat Ebola during his second visit here since the start of the outbreak that now has killed more than 6,900 people in West Africa.

UN Chief,   Ban Ki-Moon,   West Africa,   Ebola,   Liberia,  
Kerry appeals to all to share burden of climate change

Kerry appeals to all to share burden of climate change

12 Dec 2014

Lima: Asserting that industrialised nations have to play a major role in reducing emissions, US on Friday said developing countries like India and China too have a key role to play in addressing this challenge and asked the world leaders to jointly share the burden of combating the crisis.

John Kerry,   climate change,   Pollution,   UN,   United Nations,  
India, Sweden for closer coordination among UN member states

India, Sweden for closer coordination among UN member states

13 Dec 2014

United Nations: India and Sweden have stressed the need for closer cooperation among the UN member states on providing humanitarian aid in crises situations, saying sovereignty and territorial integrity of a nation must be fully respected in providing relief assistance.

India,   Sweden,   United Nations,   UNGA session ,   humanitarian crises ,   humanitarian assistance,   Bhagwant Bishnoi,   ,  
UNICEF ups Ebola fight, needs USD 500mn for next six months

UNICEF ups Ebola fight, needs USD 500mn for next six months

13 Dec 2014

Geneva: UN children's agency said on Friday it was scaling up efforts to fight Ebola, including to help thousands of children in west Africa orphaned by the deadly virus.

UNICEF,   Ebola fight,   Ebola death toll,   Ebola epidemic,   Ebola toll,   United Nations ,  

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