international peace

UN Security Council strongly condemns wave of attacks in Iraq


September 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The 15 members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) on late Tuesday strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq over the weekend that ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attacks


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations (IANS), Sep 12"The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq on Sept. 8 and 9 causing numerous deaths ... Read more...

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Iran-Russia ties key to ‘regional, global peace’


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran and Russia have common views on a large number of international issues and closer bilateral ties between them will facilitate regional and international peace ... Read more...

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Reform global governance structures, India urges NAM (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Admitting to deficits in global governance, India Thursday called on the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to "take the lead" in reforming international institutions like the UN, ... Read more...

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Build global governance structures, India urges NAM


August 30th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Pointing to deficits in global governance, India Thursday called on the Non-Aligned Movement to "take the lead" in rectifying this and sought immediate steps to ... Read more...

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Tokyo declaration on Afghanistan backs India’s concerns on terror


July 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) Backing India's concerns over terrorist safe havens in the AfPak region, the Tokyo conference of international donors on Afghanistan Sunday endorsed key recommendations of a regional ... Read more...

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China assumes rotating UNSC presidency


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 2 (IANS) China Friday assumed the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council for June.Li Baodong, China's permanent representative to the UN, took over the presidency from ... Read more...

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US, China urged to help solve Sudan conflict


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) A coalition of Arab and African civil society organisations have urged China and the US to help solve the conflict between Sudan and South Sudan. The ... Read more...

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After India fires missile, China calls for n-security


April 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 20 (IANS) China has called on the international community to work together in promoting international nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear disarmament and nuclear security.The statement came Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Polls critical step in Myanmar reform: UN


April 12th, 2012 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 12 (IANS) The UN Security Council has praised the by-elections held in Myanmar as important progress in the country's democratic reform process."Council members welcome the successful by-election ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia condemns Russian accusations over Syria


March 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, March 9 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has condemned a Russian statement accusing it of supporting terrorism in Syria."Such irresponsible statements are mistaking the reality of the kingdom's keenness to deal ... Read more...

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PM congratulates ’special friend of India’ Putin


March 7th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Congratulating Vladimir Putin on winning the Russian presidential elections, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said he looks forward to welcoming him to India for ... Read more...

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Asia, Africa, face daunting challenges: PM (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Noting that three-fourths of the world's poor live in Asia and Africa, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said rural rebuilding and war on poverty ... Read more...

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Asia, Africa face daunting challenges: PM


March 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Noting that three-fourths of the world's poor live in Asia and Africa, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday that rural reconstruction and poverty ... Read more...

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Renewed bid for UNSC expansion by India, others (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 27 (IANS) India, Brazil, Germany and Japan, collectively known as the G-4 group of countries, have made a joint bid for the expansion of the UN Security ... Read more...

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G-4 makes joint bid for UNSC expansion


January 27th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 27 (IANS) India, Brazil, Germany and Japan have made a joint bid for the expansion of the UN Security Council in both the permanent and non-permanent categories ... Read more...

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Listen to Africa on African affairs: India to UN


January 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 13 (IANS) India Thursday stressed the need for the UN and its Security Council to "listen to Africa and its organizations" for a "better understanding" of the ... Read more...

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Five new UNSC members begin their term


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 2 (IANS) Azerbaijan, Guatemala, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo, the five new non-permanent members of the 15-nation UN Security Council (UNSC) have begun serving their two-year terms.The five ... Read more...

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India strong candidate for permanent UNSC membership: Russia


December 16th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Russia Friday reaffirmed its support for a permanent seat for India in an expanded United Nation Security Council (UNSC) with President Dmitry Medvedev terming it ... Read more...

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Iran summons Swiss envoy over US drone incident


December 9th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 9 (IANS) The Iranian foreign ministry has summoned the Swiss ambassador to Tehran, who represents US interests in Iran, to protest the "violation" of its airspace by a ... Read more...

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India says expansion essential for UNSC credibility


December 1st, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) India, an aspirant for permanent membership of the UN Security Council, has said that an expansion of the decision making organ was essential for its ... Read more...

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India presses for urgent UNSC reform and expansion


November 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 29 (IANS) Reiterating that reform and expansion of the UN Security Council are essential to reflect contemporary reality, India has called for pursuing early reform with ... Read more...

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India seeks global action defeat terrorism


November 15th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 15 (IANS) India has called for international cooperation and concerted action against terrorists and their sponsors, including the complete dismantling of terrorist safe havens. "The international community ... Read more...

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UNSC discusses piracy in Gulf of Guinea


October 20th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) The UN Security Council Wednesday held an open debate on the piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, turning the world attention once again on the ... Read more...

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China backs Pakistan for UNSC seat


October 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China has backed Pakistan in its desire to gain a seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Xinhua reported.China attaches great importance to Pakistan's request ... Read more...

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IBSA condemns terror attack in New Delhi


October 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) The trilateral forum of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Tuesday condemned last month's terror attack in New Delhi and called for early conclusion ... Read more...

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Tribals protest non-tribals getting award


October 16th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 16 (IANS) Tribal groups in Jharkhand are protesting against the award of the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2011 to activists Binayak Sen and Bulu Imama.The Jharkhand Human ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet Tutu - from a distance


October 7th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 7 (IANS) The Dalai Lama will come face to face with Desmond Tutu after all. The long-time friends and Nobel laureates will converse through a video link even ... Read more...

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US warns of implications of UN veto on Syria


October 6th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Upset over the Russian and Chinese vetoes of a UN Security Council resolution threatening sanctions against Syria, the United States has said nations would have to ... Read more...

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India-led UN body urges zero-tolerance towards terrorism


September 29th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 29 (IANS) The United Nations committee entrusted with helping countries tackle terrorism has voiced concern at the close connection between terrorists and transnational organized crime, including the ... Read more...

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G-4 nations to keep up efforts for UNSC expansion


September 24th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) India, Brazil, Germany, and Japan, four aspirants of permanent membership of the UN Security Council have reiterated their common vision of an enlarged Security Council ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh at UN: Focus on terror, economy, reforms


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will focus on global challenges like terrorism, economic slowdown and unrest in West Asia and North Africa when he ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns former Afghan president’s killing


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) The UN Security Council Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of Burhanuddin Rabbani, the former Afghan president and chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council, ... Read more...

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Economy, terror, Gulf, North Africa focus of PM UN visit


September 21st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for the UN Wednesday calling upon all countries to collectively address the multiple challenges the world is facing today ... Read more...

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PM’s departure statement for UN visit


September 21st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement, ahead of his visit to the United Nations, issued Wednesday."I leave today on a ... Read more...

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