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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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India to pitch for fast-tracking UN reforms, combating terror


September 21st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India will pitch for fast-tracking reforms of the UN Security Council and press for expanded global cooperation in combating terrorism, piracy and climate change during ... Read more...

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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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India, US discuss Syria, Iran, UN reforms


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the escalating crisis in Syria, India and the US Wednesday discussed the impasse in the violence-torn West Asian country and ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeper killed in armed attack at IDP camp in South Darfur


August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A peacekeeper was killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire in a United Nations (UN) community policing center in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United Nations Mission ... Read more...

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Putin warns against bypassing UNSC Syria veto


July 21st, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin opposes any action related to Syria not authorised by the UN Security Council, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday."In the Russian ... Read more...

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UNSC slams Bulgaria bombing


July 20th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Thursday condemned the deadly bombing attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.The Security Council members condemned the terrorist on Israeli tourists ... Read more...

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India in UN security council reflects global realities: Germany


July 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany, one of a four-nation group pushing for United Nations reforms, Saturday forcefully argued for providing a permanent seat to India and itself in the ... Read more...

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Iraq shares concern over Syrian issue: Annan (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 11 (IANS) Iraq shares the concern over the Syrian crisis, UN-Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan has said, adding that Baghdad supports his six-point plan and its comprehensive ... Read more...

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Yemen faces isolation over Al Qaeda war: UNSC


June 13th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemen faces international isolation in case efforts to stabilise the situation in the country and reform its law enforcement agencies fall through, the UN ... Read more...

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With India’s profile growing, foreign service strength will double: S M Krishna (Interview)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With more countries supporting New Delhi's quest for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council and its global profile growing, India will expand its ... Read more...

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UN rights resolution on Syria beyond mandate: Russia


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Human Rights Council resolution on the Houla massacre in Syria goes beyond its mandate and contradicts the May 27 UN Security Council statement, ... Read more...

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UN to send 300 peacekeepers to Syria by May-end


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN will send its 300 international unarmed observers to Syria by the end of May, said Herve Ladsous, the head of the UN ... Read more...

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UN chief lauds India’s role in Security Council


April 27th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Backing the United Nations reforms process, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday lauded India's leadership role as a non-permanent member of the Security Council and its ... Read more...

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Sudan president aims for South Sudan’s liberation


April 19th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, April 19 (IANS) Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has said his main goal now is to "liberate" the people of South Sudan from its rulers following recent border clashes.President Bashir ... Read more...

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China urges dialogue after North Korean satellite launch


April 17th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China has called for more dialogue and consultations after the UN Security Council (UNSC) Monday strongly condemned North Korea over its failed satellite launch, Xinhua reported."It ... Read more...

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UN observer mission is in Syrian interest: official


April 16th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 16 (IANS) To have international observers on our territory is in Syrian interest, a top Syrian official said Sunday, adding that it is so because they can help ... Read more...

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Gunmen torch health centre in Syria


April 15th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 15 (IANS) An armed group set ablaze a health centre Saturday in Syria's Latakai city, Xinhua reported.According to Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the fire has been ... Read more...

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More needs to be done in Afghanistan: India to UNSC


March 21st, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 21 (IANS) Although progress made till date in war-torn Afghanistan has been significant, "much more needs to be done" in the country, Hardeep Singh Puri, India's permanent ... Read more...

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Russia ready to back Annan proposals on Syria in UNSC


March 21st, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to support a UN Security Council resolution on Syria based on UN envoy Kofi Annan's proposals on how to resolve the crisis ... Read more...

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Iranian cleric warns against UN, EU support to Britain


December 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 3 (IANS) A senior Iranian cleric has warned the UN Security Council (UNSC) and the European Union (EU) not to offer support to Britain over the British embassy ... Read more...

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Pakistan in UNSC shows country not isolated: minister


November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The election of Pakistan as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council has proved that the country is not isolated, Minister for Information and ... Read more...

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Palestine’s Unesco membership reflects global support: Iran


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 2 (IANS) Iran has commended the decision of the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) to grant the Palestinians a full membership while describing it as a ... Read more...

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PM to leave for UN meet Sep 21


September 20th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will leave for New York Wednesday to attend the United Nations General Assembly session, where he will push for UN ... Read more...

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G4 to meet on UN reforms in New York


September 17th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India, Germany, Brazil and Japan will meet on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York later this month ... Read more...

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US to veto Palestinian bid for statehood at UN


September 9th, 2011 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Washington will veto any Palestinian effort to seek a statehood at the UN Security Council (UNSC), said the US government Thursday."It should not come as ... Read more...

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Manmohan set to go to New York for UN meet


September 1st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Security Council reforms gathering momentum and the world looking at India's leadership role in resolving complex global issues, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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UN to review peacekeeping, India presses for more funds


August 16th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India, one of the largest contributors to UN peacekeeping operations, has pressed for more financing and greater innovation in deploying troops in the conflict zones ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Syria crackdown (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Amid intensifying violence in Syria, the United Nations Security Council, of which India currently holds the rotating presidency, Thursday condemned the Syrian government's crackdown on ... Read more...

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UN to withdraw peacekeeping force from Sudan


July 12th, 2011 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 11 (IANS) The UN Security Council has decided to withdraw UN peacekeeping force from Sudan (UNMIS) by August, 2011.In a resolution adopted Monday, the 15-member UNSC decided ... Read more...

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UN votes to reform sanctions on Al Qaeda, Taliban


June 18th, 2011 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 18 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously voted Friday to pass two resolutions to reform sanctions on the Taliban and Al Qaeda and give the ... Read more...

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US has told Pakistan to act against LeT: Roemer


May 10th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 10 (IANS) The US had told Pakistan that it now needed to act against the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), US ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer said Tuesday while ... Read more...

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Libyan leaders may face UN arrest for war crimes


May 4th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has said that he would advise the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that Libyan leaders, including Colonnel ... 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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