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Sri Lanka denounces UN statement calling it an oversimplified narrative
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
Sri Lanka denounces UN statement calling it an oversimplified narrative
Responding to the joint statement issued by the United Nations (UN) Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng and UN Special Advisor on the Responsibility to Protect Karen Smith, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York Ambassador Dr Rohan Perera stated that Sri....Read Full Article ...
 
Afghanistan: UN: Grave concern about accounts of Taliban ill-treatment of detainees
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
Afghanistan: UN: Grave concern about accounts of Taliban ill-treatment of detainees
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan expresses grave concern about credible accounts of Taliban subjecting detainees to ill-treatment and actions t...
 
UN Calls For Complete Enactment Of Sanctions Against Taliban
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
UN Calls For Complete Enactment Of Sanctions Against Taliban
Gerard van Bohmen, Chief of the UN sanctions committee on Monday night (Kabul time) briefed the UN Security Council on the Afghan peace process, and suggested ...
 
UN Reports Ill-Treatment Of Detainees By Taliban
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
UN Reports Ill-Treatment Of Detainees By Taliban
The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan in a statement expresses grave concern about credible accounts of Taliban subjecting detainees to ill-treatment and ac...
 
UN Urges Warring Parties to Do More to Protect Civilians
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
UN Urges Warring Parties to Do More to Protect Civilians
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) remains concerned about the continuing heavy toll on civilians from the conflict taking place during t...
 
The challenges facing the Blue Helmets
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
The challenges facing the Blue Helmets
Both men were UN peacekeepers or “Blue Helmets” as they are more commonly known because of their distinctive light blue berets or helmets the colour of the Uni...
 
The tale of Kenya’s love-hate relationship with Ramaphosa
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
The tale of Kenya’s love-hate relationship with Ramaphosa
Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath of office at his inauguration as South African President, at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria, on May 25, 2019. PHOTO | SIPHI...
 
UN: Grave concern about accounts of Taliban ill-treatment of detainees
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
UN: Grave concern about accounts of Taliban ill-treatment of detainees
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan expresses grave concern about credible accounts of Taliban subjecting detainees to ill-treatment and actions t...
 
Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking
The concerns have intensified amid climate change. Rising seas, encroaching on the low-lying nation, are threatening to undermine the dome's structural integri...
 
Sri Lanka responds to the UN Special Advisers' 'oversimplifying' statement on sectarian violence
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
Sri Lanka responds to the UN Special Advisers' 'oversimplifying' statement on sectarian violence
Sun, May 26, 2019, 08:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. May 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York ...
 
Sri Lanka responds to the UN Special Advisers' 'oversimplifying' statement on sectarian violence :
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
Sri Lanka responds to the UN Special Advisers' 'oversimplifying' statement on sectarian violence :
Sri Lanka responds to the UN Special Advisers' 'oversimplifying' statement on sectarian violence Sun, May 26, 2019, 08:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sr...
 
Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking
The dome -- described by a UN chief Antonio Guterres as "a kind of coffin" -- was built two decades after the blast in the Pacific ocean region. The US militar...
 
UN Secretary-General U Thant Arrives in Yugoslavia
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
UN Secretary-General U Thant Arrives in Yugoslavia
U Thant arrives in Belgrade by air and meets government officials.Read Full Article ...
 
Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking
As nuclear explosions go, the US "Cactus" bomb test in May 1958 was relatively small -- but it has left a lasting legacy for the Marshall Islands in a dome-sha...
 
Capital News
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
Capital News
US President Donald Trump arrives for lunch with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Kasumigaseki Country Club golf course outside Tokyo in November 2017 ...
 
Yousuf Buch passes away in New York
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Sunday, 26 May 2019
Yousuf Buch passes away in New York
Ambassador Yusuf Buch, a former Pakistani cabinet minister and a distinguished diplomat and intellectual of Kashmiri origin, passed away in New York on Friday ...
 
Pakistani peacekeeper honored with UN medal posthumously
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
Pakistani peacekeeper honored with UN medal posthumously
F.P. Report. WASHINGTON: United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has awarded the Dag Hammarskjold medal posthumously to a Pakistani soldier Naik Muh...
 
Ex-ambassador Buch no more
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
Ex-ambassador Buch no more
AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan announced on Saturday that the great departed ambassador of the Kashmir cause will be laid to rest at the compound o...
 
UN Special Advisors joint statement ‘skews the situation on the ground in Sri Lanka’
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
UN Special Advisors joint statement ‘skews the situation on the ground in Sri Lanka’
Envoy says SL taken aback by the oversimplified narrative of events May 25, 2019, 7:19 pm Responding to the joint statement by two United Nations Special Advis...
 
ForMin Melescanu promotes Romanian candidacy for non-permanent seat of UN Security Council
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
ForMin Melescanu promotes Romanian candidacy for non-permanent seat of UN Security Council
Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu has participated, on Friday, in a meeting organized by the UN Security Council, on the topic of the impact of peac...
 
Int’l Peacekeepers Day: UN honours Pak peacekeeper posthumously
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
Int’l Peacekeepers Day: UN honours Pak peacekeeper posthumously
UN Secretary General, António Guterres, on Saturday conferred the Dag Hammarskjold medal posthumously upon a Pakistani soldier, Naik Muhammad Naeem Raza. The s...
 
SL permanent rep to UN hits out at Special Advisors’ joint statement
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
SL permanent rep to UN hits out at Special Advisors’ joint statement
Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York has criticised two UN Special Advisors who issued a joint statement earlier this month e...
 
UN honours twelve fallen Bangladeshi peacekeepers
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
UN honours twelve fallen Bangladeshi peacekeepers
The United Nations has honoured 12 fallen Bangladeshi peacekeepers who lost their lives on duty in various parts of the world last year. The UN awarded “Dag Ha...
 
UN honours 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
UN honours 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers
Staff Correspondent 26 May, 2019 12:00 AM United Nations has posthumously awarded Dag Hammarskjöld Medal to 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers who sacrificed their l...
 
Sahara: France regrets Horst Köhler’s resignation; renews full support to UN process
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
Sahara: France regrets Horst Köhler’s resignation; renews full support to UN process
France regretted Friday the resignation of the UN Secretary General’s Personal Envoy for the Sahara Horst Köhler, who explained his decision by health reasons,...
 
UN chief deplores lack of civilian protection in armed conflict
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
UN chief deplores lack of civilian protection in armed conflict
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday deplored the lack of civilian protection in armed conflict and the erosion of respect for international human...
 
U.S. policy driven by obsessional antagonism: Iranian diplomat
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
U.S. policy driven by obsessional antagonism: Iranian diplomat
TEHRAN - Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations, has said that the U.S. policy against Iran is driven by an obsessional an...
 
Guterres honours Indian police officer posthumously for contribution to UN peacekeeping
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
Guterres honours Indian police officer posthumously for contribution to UN peacekeeping
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has honoured an Indian police officer with a prestigious medal for sacrificing his life during the world body's peacekeep...
 
UN honors fallen peacekeepers
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
UN honors fallen peacekeepers
UNITED NATIONS, May 24 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations on Friday honored its fallen peacekeepers with a solemn ceremony on occasion of the International Day of ...
 
First UN-Habitat assembly to kick off in Kenya
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
First UN-Habitat assembly to kick off in Kenya
NAIROBI, May 25 (Xinhua) -- The first UN-Habitat Assembly will officially open in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Monday, focusing on innovation for sustainabl...
 
US policy of maximum pressure against Iran has failed
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Saturday, 25 May 2019
US policy of maximum pressure against Iran has failed
On May 2, the United States stopped granting waivers for the importation of Iranian oil. The decision was yet another step in the US economic war against Iran....
 
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