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Sri Lanka parties challenge president Maithripala Sirisena in court

Three parties, which together enjoy an absolute majority in the assembly, on Monday asked the Supreme Court to declare the president's actions as illegal.

published on : 12th November 2018

Nuclear power remains important option to meet challenges of energy demand, climate change: India

"India attaches importance to the IAEA's work in different fields of nuclear science and supports its programme on nuclear fusion." said Indian First Secretary to UN Sandeep Kumar Bayyapu.

published on : 11th November 2018

UN chief reiterates support and solidarity with Somalis after deadly attack

Antonio Guterres said that he has full faith that Somalis will not be deterred in their efforts for lasting peace and political stability.

published on : 10th November 2018

UN postal agency issues special Diwali stamp

The background of the sheet features the United Nations Headquarters building illuminated with the message of "Happy Diwali" to celebrate the spirit of the festival.

published on : 7th November 2018

Taliban-led violence during recent Afghan polls leaves record high numbers of civilians dead : UN

Almost nine in 10 casualties happened on October 20 itself, making it the election day with the highest number of civilians killed and injured since the UN began its systematic documentation.

published on : 7th November 2018

United Nations issues diya stamps to celebrate Diwali

The stamps are in the $1.15 denomination, which is the basic rate for international air mail letters.

published on : 7th November 2018

UN records 64 new allegations of sexual exploitation, abuse in past three months

Out of 77 reported victims, the overwhelming majority are women (42) and girls (24), while two men and one boy also report having suffered from the sexual exploitation and abuse.

published on : 6th November 2018

India pledges contributions of USD 13.36 million for UN agencies, development activities

India's pledged contributions include USD 4.5 million to the UN Development Programme, five million dollars to the UN Relief and Works Agency, USD 1.92 million to the World Food Programme.

published on : 6th November 2018

First aid since January reaches displaced Syrians near Jordan border: UN 

More than 70 trucks would ferry in more than 10,000 food parcels and bags of flour, as well as clothes for 18,000 children, the Red Crescent said.

published on : 3rd November 2018

One journalist killed every four days: United Nations

High-level international commitments already exist, such as a resolution on the safety of journalists, adopted by the Human Rights Council in September.

published on : 1st November 2018

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at UN General Assembly

India said it has become Islamabad's habit to misuse any forum for 'narrow political gains.

published on : 31st October 2018

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu says mediation can help to prevent Gaza collapse: Report 

Netanyahu made the comments in a briefing to local journalists on Monday, various Israeli newspapers reported.

published on : 30th October 2018

Sri Lanka political crisis: Senior UN official meets Speaker amid political turmoil 

A spokesman for the Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric told reporters here on Monday that Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka Hanaa Singer had met Jayasuriya.

published on : 30th October 2018

UN chief urges all parties to exercise restraint in Sri Lanka

A constitutional crisis has gripped Lanka since President Mathripala Sirisena's sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday, and appointed former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new PM.

published on : 29th October 2018
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