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UN Security Council to meet today on Kashmir

The UN Security Council is due to meet behind closed-doors at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, diplomats say.

January 20, 2020
January 20, 2020

Iran to quit global nuclear treaty if case goes to UN

Iran says it could quit the global nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if European countries refer it to the UN Security Council over a nuclear agreement, a move that would overturn diplomacy in...

August 16, 2019
August 16, 2019

UN Security Council to meet today on Kashmir

The UN Security Council is due to meet behind closed-doors at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, diplomats say.

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

Beijing must play due role

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves for China on a five-day visit today and she will discuss various issues with Chinese leaders, including Rohingya repatriation.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

UNSC should stand in solidarity with survivors of rape in conflict

The honour bestowed on us by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in late 2018, when we jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize, comes with tremendous responsibility.

August 30, 2018
August 30, 2018

No excuse for delaying solution

Making a call for accountability as an essential prerequisite to regional security and stability, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges the Security Council to work with Myanmar to end "...

June 2, 2018
June 2, 2018

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

The United States vetoes a Kuwaiti-drafted UN Security Council resolution that condemned Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians, underlining Washington's differences with...

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018
USA

UN probes attacks on Syria hospitals after location shared with Russia

The United Nations investigates attacks on hospitals and clinics in Syria that are carried out after information on their location was shared with Russia, the United Nation (UN) aid chief said today.

May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018

Rohingya Crisis: China, Russia still unmoved at UNSC

UN Security Council members, except China and Russia, have called for robust council actions so that Myanmar addresses the root cause of the Rohingya crisis, grants the refugees citizenship and...

May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018

US criticizes China for shielding Myanmar from UN action

The United States indirectly criticises China for shielding Myanmar from strong UN Security Council action over a military crackdown against mainly Rohingya Muslims that the US and other countries...

May 6, 2018
May 6, 2018

UN must act to end plight of Rohingyas

Ambassador Joanna Wronecka of Poland, this month's UN Security Council president, has said that the United Nations has to act when Rohingya refugees are suffering.