India abstained from the first global arms trade treaty (ATT) at United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, protesting that the draft is more like a tool in the hands of [...]
The issue of education was a recurring one during the discussion. In particular, the focus was on the education of consumers to know and demand more information about how [...]
India, including twenty five other countries, voted against Sri Lanka on Thursday at the U.N. Human Rights Council session in Geneva. The Indian government didn’t move any [...]
Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Larayedh’s new cabinet lineup won a vote of confidence on Tuesday—a tip of the scale in favor of stability amid unrest.
North Korea threatens ‘pre-emptive’ nuclear attack in response to UN sanctions.
The United Nations banned the age-old practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) late last year, heralding a wider understanding of cultural traditions carrying forward into 2013.
On a regular supply mission in Al Jamlah, Syria, on Wednesday, 21 U.N. Peacekeepers were kidnapped by about 30 “armed elements of the Syrian opposition,” according to U.N. [...]
An independent United Nations panel has identified individuals suspected of carrying out war crimes in Syria and suggested a referral to the International Criminal Court.
The United Nations reported Wednesday that the death toll in Syria is nearing 70,000, nearly two years after the conflict began.
North Korea carried out its third nuclear test on Tuesday, saying that it was in response to what it described as threats from the US.