ICC approves probe into alleged Myanmar Rohingya abuse
The ICC decision comes after a week in which former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was named in an Argentine lawsuit over crimes against the Rohingya, and Myanmar faced a separate genocide lawsuit at the UN's top court.
India pledges to contribute $5 million in 2020 to UN Palestine refugee agency
India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador K ...
UN must uphold rights of all persons with disabilities: Gopinathan Achamkulangare, former Indian diplomat
In a recent interview with UN Chron...
US formally moves to exit the Paris Agreement
The announcement is not unexpected as United States President Donald Trump had announced plans to exit the global climate agreement in June 2017. This is likely to be a key issue at the upcoming annual UN-sponsored climate summit, which is being hosted in Madrid, Spain in December.
Pakistan rejects fresh map issued by India
India on Saturday released fresh maps of newly created Union Territories (UTs) of J&K, and Ladakh. Pak said that no step by India can change the "disputed" status of J&K, which has been "recognised by the United Nations". It said such measures by the Govt of India cannot prejudice the inalienable right to self-determination of the people of J&K.
Mexico praises ICJ ruling in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case
"The effective fulfillment by the Member States of the diplomatic and consular obligations is of the greatest relevance for the operation of the international multilateral system," Legal Adviser of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs Alejandro Celorio said in the General Assembly as the Court's President Judge Abduylqawi Yusuf presented his report.
India, Germany to intensify cooperation in combating terror: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India has invited Germany to take advantage of opportunities in defence production in the defence corridors in UP and Tamil Nadu. India and Germany have also resolved to intensify bilateral and multilateral cooperation to deal with the threats of terrorism and extremism, PM Narendra Modi said on Friday.
North Korea, emboldened by Trump peril and Chinese allies, tries harder line
Both Trump and Kim Jong Un continue to play up the personal rapport they say they developed during three meetings. But North Korea has said in recent days that it is losing patience, giving the US until the end of the year to change its negotiating stance.North Korea has even tested the limits of engagement with a string of missile launches.
Death toll from Yemen's war hit 100,000 since 2015
The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project, or ACLED, said in a new report its death toll includes more than 12,000 civilians killed in attacks targeting civilians directly. Saudi-led airstrikes have hit schools, hospitals and wedding parties and killed thousands of Yemeni civilians.
Formation of J&K and Ladakh union territories "unlawful and void": China
"The Indian government officially announced the establishment of so-called Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories which included some of China's territory into its administrative jurisdiction," China's Foreign Ministry said. "India unilaterally changed its domestic laws and administrative division challenging China's sovereignty."
Pakistan violated its obligations under Vienna Convention in Jadhav's case: ICJ President tells UNGA
Presenting the report of the International Court of Justice to the 193-member General Assembly, International Court of Justice (ICJ) President Judge Abduylqawi Yusuf said in his judgement that ICJ “found that Pakistan had violated its obligations under Article 36 of the Vienna Convention and that appropriate remedies were due in this case.”
Sea-level rise could put 300 million people at risk by 2050
The study estimates that by 2050, without dramatic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, at least 300 mn people across the world, that is more than three times the currently accepted number of 80 mn, will be at risk of annual coastal flooding.
Stay away from other nations' internal affairs: Saudi, India
India & Saudi Arabia have expressed rejection of all terrorist acts and stressed the need to prevent access to weapons including missiles and drones to commit terrorist acts against other countries, but without naming Pakistan.
Rising seas will erase more cities by 2050, new research shows
A paper published Tuesday developed a more accurate way of calculating land elevation based on satellite readings, a way of estimating the effects of sea level rise, and found that the previous numbers were far too optimistic.
Armies of India, France to take part in bilateral drill in Rajasthan
As part of Exercise Shakti-2019, French troops arrived in India on October 26 for training with their Indian counterparts. The bilateral training exercise will be conducted at Foreign Training Node at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges, Rajasthan.
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