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Humanitarians Distribute Aid In Af, One Of World's Greatest Emergencies: UN
Humanitarians Distribute Aid In Af, One Of World's Greatest Emergencies: UN

The independent UN Afghanistan Humanitarian Response Plan launched at the beginning of this year requires $869 million.

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UN Deputy Chief Calls For Renewed Global Action Against Human Trafficking

Trafficking survivors in many countries have encountered greater difficulties in accessing shelter, food, health care, legal aid and other essential services. At the same time, law enforcement authorities face additional challenges in detecting human trafficking, in view of pandemic-related restrictions on travel and movement, she noted.

N.Korea Denounces UN Resolution Against Human Rights Abuses
N.Korea Denounces UN Resolution Against Human Rights Abuses

North Korea has long been accused of grave human rights abuses, ranging from holding hundreds of thousands of political prisoners in concentration camps to committing torture and carrying out public executions.

28 UN Civilian Staff Killed, 24 Abducted In Latest 18-Month Tally
28 UN Civilian Staff Killed, 24 Abducted In Latest 18-Month Tally

During the latest reporting period, there were 45 attacks on UN premises, 164 attacks on UN vehicles and 177 intrusions into UN premises.

Diversity Must Be Seen As Source Of Strength: UN Chief
Diversity Must Be Seen As Source Of Strength: UN Chief

Diversity should be seen as an anchor of peace and stability and a rallying point for every person to contribute to a better future -- for themselves, and for their societies, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.

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Guterres Appointed To Second Term As UN Secy General Promising 'Breakthrough'

The UN General Assembly on Friday appointed Antonio Guterres, to a second term as the Secretary General to lead the world body through the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic and the fight against global warming, which he has made his priority.

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'India's Child Maternal Mortality May See Biggest Spike In South Asia Amid Pandemic'

United Nations: India is projected to register the greatest increase in the number of deaths among children under 5 in South Asia in 2020 as well as the highest number of maternal deaths as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts the country’s health services, a UN report has said. The report also noted that India could spend […]

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India Stands Ready To Work With UN To Ensure Supply Of COVID-19 Vaccines In Syria

United Nations: India, which has shipped critical supplies of COVID-19 vaccines to nations globally, has said it stands ready to work with the United Nations and its agencies to ensure the doses are delivered to people of Syria facing dire situation compounded by the pandemic, winterisation and food insecurity. Speaking at the UN General Assembly […]

Indian-Descent Millennial Announces Run Against Gutteres For Top UN Job
Indian-Descent Millennial Announces Run Against Gutteres For Top UN Job

United Nations: A 34-year-old Canadian woman of Indian descent has announced a challenge to the re-election of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres with an agenda of change but without the support of any country. Arora Akanksha, who works for the UN Development Programme, issued a slick video announcing her candidacy last week presenting herself as a […]

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Imran Khan attacks 'fascist, Hindu supremacist Modi govt'

Islamabad: Defeated in his bid to get the UNSC or the world leaders to censure India over Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday took to Twitter to urge the world to “seriously consider the safety and security of India’s nuclear arsenal in the control of the fascist, racist Hindu Supremacist Modi Government”. As […]

Demonetisation did not impede future black money flows: UN report

New Delhi: The Indian government’s demonetisation measures did not impede future black money flows in new denominations, a UN report said on Monday. According to UN Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017, complementary measures to demonetisation would be required to target all forms of undeclared wealth and assets. “Broader structural reforms […]

US to review UN peacekeeping missions
'US to review UN peacekeeping missions'

New York: The United States is looking to comprehensively review UN peacekeeping missions, its envoy to the UN has said, ruling that the focus of such operations too often is on troop contributions or funding countries, and not on protecting civilians or achieving a political solution. Nikki Haley said UN peacekeeping operations is an area […]

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