United Nations Security Council

UN Security Council sanctions terror group ISIS' South Asia Branch

The listing comes two weeks after the Sanctions Committee designated JeM chief Masood Azhar as "global terrorist" on May 1.

published on : 15th May 2019

Listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist: Citing no deadline, China says issue 'moving towards settlement'

After the Pulwama attack, a fresh proposal to designate -- Azhar under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, the UK and the US.

published on : 17th April 2019

No change of heart? China hints it may again block move to tag Jaish chief as 'global terrorist'

The proposal to designate Azhar under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, UK and the US on February 27.

published on : 13th March 2019

France reiterates support for India's permanent seat in reformed UN Security Council

India has been calling for the reform of the UN Security Council along with Brazil, Germany and Japan for long, emphasising that it rightly deserves a place at the UN high table.

published on : 4th March 2019

United Nations Security Council hails 'courage' of Afghan voters

They also took note of the situation in Kandahar, where the ballot was postponed due to security incidents until this coming weekend, saying it was important that the vote goes ahead.

published on : 24th October 2018

Hafiz Saeed to approach court to retrieve frozen assets of JuD, FIF

The Pakistan government had also frozen all bank accounts of both organisations and stopped them from collecting funds.

published on : 19th September 2018

US to lead Security Council talks on Iran in late September: Nikki Haley

With the United States now holding the presidency of the Security Council, Haley said the aim is to put further pressure on Tehran over its alleged violations of council resolutions.

published on : 5th September 2018

United Nations Security Council to meet on Iran protests, at US request

The council has scheduled a meeting today afternoon in the Middle East. Alma Konurbayeva, a spokeswoman for council president Kazakhstan, confirms the session will be about Iran.

published on : 5th January 2018

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting today after North Korea said it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile, diplomats said.

published on : 5th July 2017