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K-pop stars BTS dip into global diplomacy at UN gathering

"Every choice we make is the beginning of change, not the end," said RM, the band's leader.

published on : 21st September 2021

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa discusses reconciliation with UN chief Guterres

In March, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution against Sri Lanka's rights record, giving it a mandate to collect evidence of crimes committed during the country's civil war against LTTE.

published on : 20th September 2021

UN seeks USD 606 million for Afghanistan after Taliban takeover

A severe drought that is jeopardising the upcoming harvest and the increased vulnerability of Afghans who have already faced decades of violence and deprivation make the aid evermore urgent.

published on : 13th September 2021

UN Security Council to meet on August 16 to discuss Afghan situation under Indian presidency

India assumed the Presidency of the UN Security Council for the month on August 1 and wrapped up a hectic week with discussions on Afghanistan on August 6 amidst a deteriorating security situation.

published on : 16th August 2021

Onus on India to create 'conducive environment' for talks: Pakistan FM Qureshi in letter to UN

Pakistan downgraded ties with India and suspended trade after the Indian government revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 4th August 2021

Tokyo 2020: UN Secretary-General Guterres calls for Olympic Truce to be observed

Marking the start of Olympic truce, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that this temporary respite could be used to establish lasting ceasefires and find paths towards sustainable peace.

published on : 16th July 2021

Antonio Guterres re-elected as UN Secretary General for second five-year term

President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly Volkan Bozkir announced that Guterres “has been appointed by acclamation as the Secretary General of the United Nations for the second term.

published on : 18th June 2021

Vaccine and other issues in Jaishankar’s talk with UN Secretary General

They also held discussions on India’s challenges in its neighbourhood and agreed on adequately protecting the gains of the last two decades in Afghanistan.

published on : 26th May 2021

Just the beginning: UN envoy warns more refugee movement from 'failed state'

The coup sparked protests and other acts of civil disobedience, leading to the deaths of hundreds in military crackdown.

published on : 1st April 2021

UN calls for 'meaningful dialogue' with North Korea

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called upon nations to dial-down rhetoric and dial-up diplomacy.

published on : 17th August 2017