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lawfare

ICJ lawfare and likely outcomes in Kulbhushan Jadhav Case

Hassan Aslam Shad | On 17th July, the International Court of Justice or ICJ will be announcing its judgment in Kulbhushan Jadhav case – a...
kashmir

India called out on Kashmir crimes: UNHRC

Anadolu | At least 271 people have been killed in violent incidents in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir in the first six months this year, a...
Malala

Malala Yousafzai – household name in fight for women’s right

News Desk | Nobel-Prize winner and a brave heart Malala Yousafzai has turned 22 on July 12. The United Nations had declared July 12 as Malala...
peacekeeping

Pakistan major contributor in UN peacekeeping missions for 6 decades: Maleeha Lodhi

News Desk | Pakistan permanent envoy to United Nations (UN) Dr Maleeha Lodhi has said that Pakistan is among the major countries contributing peacekeeping contingents...
terrorism

Global efforts vital to root out organized crimes, terrorism: Maleeha Lodhi

News Desk | Pakistan’s permanent envoy in the United Nations (UN) Dr Maleeha Lodhi has said that efforts are needed at the global level to...
abuse

Ex-UN child protection worker jailed for child abuse in Nepal

AFP | Peter John Dalglish, 62, from Canada, a former high-profile humanitarian worker, was sentenced on Monday to terms of nine and seven years in...
India

India, Pakistan slammed by UN over Kashmir inaction

AFP | The UN rights office hammered India and Pakistan on Monday for failing to improve the situation in Kashmir, while renewing calls for an...
peacekeeping

Maleeha Lodhi highlights Pakistan’s peacekeeping efforts at UN

News Desk | Pakistan's Permanent Ambassador to United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, hosted a photo exhibition to highlight the services of Pakistan's peacekeeping missions. The exhibition...
Assange

Media outlets silence Assange torture report – the end of free journalism?

RT | The UN rapporteur on torture has written a scalding op-ed in support of Julian Assange, in which he says the publisher was the...
member

Asia-Pacific Group Endorses India’s Candidature for UNSC Non-Permanent Member

News Desk | India has been unanimously endorsed as a non-permanent member of the United Security Council after all fifty-five of the Asia-Pacific groups, including...
United Nations

Pakistani military women stand tall at United Nations

News Desk | Pakistani women wearing blue helmets and caps are at the forefront of United Nations peacekeeping missions across the world. On a number...
UN

UN official gives proof: Saudi state responsible for Khashoggi murder

Anadolu | A UN special rapporteur has said the evidence gathered during the inquiry into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi suggests that the Saudi state is...
Saudi

Saudi crown prince lands in hot water: UN report on Khashoggi murder

AFP | Saudi Arabia has sought to move on from the scandal triggered by journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a UN expert's report implicating its...
Iran

US must stop destabilizing measures, says Iran’s ambassador to the UN

Anadolu| Iran's ambassador to the UN called on the international community Thursday to demand an end to destabilizing measures by Washington towards Tehran. Majid Takht-Ravanchi sent...
Khashoggi

Khashoggi’s fiancee calls out Trump for cover up

Anadolu | The US must act decisively to not only achieve justice for slain Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but to rein in Saudi Arabia's...
Khashoggi

UN’s Khashoggi report incriminates Saudi Arabia – US reviews it ‘closely’

Anadolu | The US said Wednesday it is "closely" appraising a UN report that said the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was an...
Afghan

Afghan refugees will remain in Pakistan till June 2020

Anadolu | Pakistan, Afghanistan and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have unanimously agreed on a joint 12-point declaration aimed at the "safe and...
displaced

UN says record 70.8 million people displaced in 2018

AFP| More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and...
Islamophobia

Pakistan moves UN to act against Islamophobia

News Desk | Pakistan has called for new United Nations Strategy and Plan of Action to combat Islamophobia and hate speech. While throwing its full...
Morsi

Morsi’s death being ‘politicized’ by the UN?

AFP | Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicize" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by...
UN

United Nations failed to handle Rohingya crisis: UN Report

AFP | The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya,...
population

UN reports Population explosion: Earth’s populace to reach 9.7b in 2050

AFP | The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling,...
Sudan

UNSC: The people of Sudan must be protected

Anadolu | The UN Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned the recent violence in Sudan and called for the immediate cessation of violence against civilians. In...
Iran

Iran warned by Germany to stick to nuclear deal

AFP | German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Monday it was in the "political and strategic interest" for Iran to stay in the 2015 nuclear...
UNICEF

UNICEF declares education ‘under threat’ in Afghanistan

AFP | The number of attacks on schools in Afghanistan nearly tripled last year, UNICEF said Tuesday, cutting children's access to education amid worsening security...
violation

UN expresses grave concern over human rights violation in UK

AFP | Britain has "deliberately removed" much of its social safety net due to political ideology "in clear violation of the country's human rights obligations",...
sex education

Sex education; tool to tackle rape

Madhumita Pandey | “When did you first have sexual intercourse?”, “Did you ask for consent?” These are just some of the taboo-breaking questions I asked...

UN adopts resolution as Pakistan warns of threat to global peace from Islamophobia

News Desk | The UN General Assembly on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution, co-sponsored by Pakistan that strongly condemns continuing violence and acts of terrorism...

Prime Minister of Pakistan given wrong advice on not going to UN General Assembly...

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani | 73rd session of the UN General Assembly will open on 18 September. The General-Debate will start from 25 September 2018...

US ends funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

AFP | The United States announced it was halting funding for the United Nations' agency for Palestinian refugees Friday after declaring the organization was irredeemably...

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