23 Apr 2016
United Nations: India yesterday signed the historic Paris climate agreement here along with more than 170 nations, marking a significant step that has brought together developing and developed nations for beginning work on cutting down greenhouse gas emissions to combat global warming.
06 Apr 2016
Beijing: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will visit China later this month to strengthen military ties despite strains in bilateral relations over Beijing's move to block India's attempts in the UN to clamp a ban on Pakistan- based terror group JeM chief Masood Azhar.
05 Apr 2016
United Nations: New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark has entered the race to be the next UN secretary-general, touting her decades of leadership as she aims to become the first woman to head the world body.
12 Mar 2016
Geneva: South Sudan lets fighters rape women as payment, the UN rights office said yesterday, describing the country as "one of the most horrendous human rights situations in the world."
10 Mar 2016
Geneva: The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, confirmed yesterday that substantive talks will start on March 14 with the delegations from the Syrian government and opposition.
11 Dec 2015
Geneva: United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien will go to Syria this weekend to meet senior government officials to discuss how to boost aid to 13.5 million people in need of assistance following intensified fighting and military operations, a statement today.
23 Apr 2016
London: US President Barack Obama arrived here with a message for the UK to vote to remain within the European Union in the June 23 referendum, saying the bloc 'enhances Britain's global leadership'.
28 Feb 2016
United Nations: India has formally approached the UN to include Jaish-e-Mohammad chief and Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar in the Security Council's sanctions list, strongly emphasising the urgency to take action against him.
01 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The United Nations Climate Change Conference is the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP). World leaders have come together to discuss major climate change issues and carbon emission cuts in their respective countries. It has come across a platform for leaders to initiate projects related to renewable and sustainable forms of energy.
26 Nov 2015
Rio De Jenario: Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency said yesterday.