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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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Gaddafi forces using Viagra, condoms as part of sexual violence against rebels?

April 30th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 30 (ANI): U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Susan E. Rice has raised serious concerns over reports that Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces have been supplied with tablets of ... Read more...

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India supports UN sanctions against Cote d’Ivoire

March 31st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 31 (IANS) India Thursday supported the United Nation Security Council's (UNSC) resolution imposing targeted sanctions on Cote d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo and his close aides for refusing ... Read more...

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China demands ceasefire in Libya

March 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.31 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has called for an immediate ceasefire in Libya to "give peace a chance" in that region.The remarks were made during a meeting with French counterpart ... Read more...

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India, Brazil, Germany, Japan demand UNSC change

February 12th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): India, Brazil, Germany and Japan have said that there is a need to open up the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) to new members.External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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Kashmir remains on UNSC agenda list for this year: UN spokesman

November 17th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Nov 17 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir dispute remains on the United Nation Security Council's agenda, a UN spokesman stated on Monday, and rejected the reports that suggested it had ... Read more...

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‘US backing for India’s UN Security Council seat a diplomatic attack on Pakistan’

November 11th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 11(ANI): Opposition members in the Pakistan National Assembly have described United States' support to India's bid for a permanent seat on the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) as a 'diplomatic ... Read more...

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India hopeful about China’s support for UNSC seat

May 26th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
On Board Air India One, May 26 (ANI): Not expecting much diplomatic gains from President Pratibha Devisingh Patil's visit to China, India is, however, hopeful that Beijing would support India's candidature for ... Read more...

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Muted reaction of world leaders to Iranian election

June 14th, 2009 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) The international reaction to Iran's controversial presidential election was muted at best Saturday with few world leaders making any statements on the contested result. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected as ... Read more...

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JuD ban has not affected Pak-China ties: Pakistan FO

December 24th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 24 (ANI): A Pakistan foreign office statement has said that blacklisting of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) under the United Nation Security Council Resolution 1267 has not affected Pak-China relations. The statement released ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee wants African nations to choose their representative in Security Council

July 1st, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitDubai , July 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that African countries should decide among themselves as to who should be their representative in the United ... Read more...

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