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Syria toxic gas inquiry to end after Russia again blocks U.N. renewal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - An international investigation into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria will end on Friday after Russia blocked for the third time in a month attempts at..
Reuters

Russia casts 11th U.N. Syria veto, again blocking inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution to extend by one month an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks..
Reuters India Also reported by •Firstpost

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Russia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution to extend by one month an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Nathan Frandino..
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News video: Russia blocks bid to briefly extend Syria chemical weapons inquiry

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Russia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution to extend by one month an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Rough Cut (no..
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News video: UN To Debate Future Use Of 'Killer Robots'

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A U.N. panel agreed Friday to move ahead with talks to define and possibly set limits on the use of 'killer robots' in future conflicts. Matt Yurus reports.
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News video: UN warns 'thousands will die' unless Yemen blockade is lifted

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Three United Nations agencies have warned that “untold thousands of innocent victims” will die in Yemen unless the Saudi-led military coalition fully lifts its blockade. Medicines, food and fuel..
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News video: New Global Alliance Aims to Quickly Phase Out Coal Use

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More than 20 countries, states and provinces joined Canada and the U.K.'s alliance against unabated coal use.
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U.N. to vote on Syria inquiry renewal, Russia opposed: diplomats

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Friday on a Japanese-drafted resolution to renew for one month an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in..
Reuters India

UN eyes modest repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan is expected to remain modest in 2018, the media reported on Friday.
Sify

Nations keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Nearly 200 nations made progress towards keeping a landmark 2015 global deal to tackle climate change on track at United Nations talks ending on Friday despite a U.S...
Reuters India

No Taxation Without Rights: Riches of Gilgit-Baltistan 'non-province' being exploited at the discretion of Pakistan

When the Kashmir issue reached the United Nations, Pakistan's demand for a plebiscite was based on the fact that it held the larger area that included Gilgit and the rest of PoK, which would,..
Firstpost

Russia vetoes extension of United Nations-led probe into use of chemical weapons in Syria

Russia has vetoed at the UN a US-drafted resolution on the extension of a UN-led probe to determine who was behind the chemical weapons attacks in Syria.
Firstpost

UN pleads for end of Yemen blockade

Three United Nations agencies have issued an urgent appeal for the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to fully lift its blockade of the country. The World Health Programme, World Food Programme and..
All India Radio

Russia blocks Syria chemical-weapons probe's renewal

[USA], November 17 (ANI): Russia has vetoed the U.S.-initiated draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to renew the investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Sify

21 Semifinalist Teams Advancing in the $1M Anu & Naveen Jain Women's Safety XPRIZE

21 semifinalist teams advancing in the $1m anu & naveen jain women's safety xprize
*Business Wire India*XPRIZE, the global leader in designing incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced the 21 teams advancing in the $1M Anu & Naveen Jain Women’s Safety..
Business Wire India

Yemen records 925,000 suspected cholera cases , nearly 2,200 deaths: UN

United Nations has said there were more than 925,000 suspected cholera cases with over 2,200 associated deaths in Yemen as of Sunday.UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)..
All India Radio

Afghan opium production jumps 87 percent: UN survey

A profoundly alarming trend in the cultivation and production of opium in Afghanistan reveals an 87 per cent production increase compared to 2016, the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC)..
All India Radio

Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar military of widespread rape

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch accused Myanmar security forces on Thursday of committing widespread rape against women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing during the past..
Reuters India

Millennials Stand for Globalism and Want to Shape the Future

*Business Wire India*New research commissioned by Western Union shows that millennials across 15 countries are united by a belief in globalization, want the freedom to experience the opportunities it..
Business Wire India

U.N. to vote on rival U.S., Russia bids to renew Syria inquiry | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Thursday on rival U.S. and Russian bids to renew an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria,..
Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India

U.N. Security Council to vote Thursday on Syria toxic gas inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council will vote on Thursday on a U.S. bid to renew an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria,..
Reuters India

Canada will not send peacekeepers to Mali in near future - officials

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canada will not be sending hundreds of peacekeepers to support a United Nations mission in Mali in the near future, officials said on Wednesday, a move likely to disappoint allies..
Reuters India

United Nations agrees to send 900 extra peacekeepers to central Africa

The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously agreed to beef up the UN mission in the Central African Republic with 900 extra troops and step up measures to prevent sex abuse by peacekeepers.
Zee News

United Nations warns fuel running out for Yemen hospitals

The United Nations warned Wednesday that fuel supplies needed to run Yemen`s hospital generators and pump clean water will run out in less than three weeks unless the Saudi-led coalition lifts its..
Zee News


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