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United Nations: Intergovernmental organization
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization whose stated purposes are to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the world's largest and most familiar international organization. The UN is headquartered on international territory in New York City, and has other main offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna, and The Hague.

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Russia-Ukraine War: India abstains in UN vote on Russian referendums | Oneindia news *News [Video]

Russia-Ukraine War: India abstains in UN vote on Russian referendums | Oneindia news *News

India on Friday abstained to vote on a draft resolution tabled in the UN Security Council which condemned Russia's "illegal referenda" and annexation of four Ukrainian territories and called for an..

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Trial of elderly Rwanda genocide suspect opens at UN court [Video]

Trial of elderly Rwanda genocide suspect opens at UN court

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Too Good To Go: The app that helps Europeans fight food waste [Video]

Too Good To Go: The app that helps Europeans fight food waste

Thursday is the United Nations' International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste.

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IMF criticises Britain over tax cuts that 'will likely increase inequality' [Video]

IMF criticises Britain over tax cuts that 'will likely increase inequality'

The UN agency encouraged Britain - a member of the G7 financial group - to rethink its fiscal policy.

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Turkiye-Cyprus issue: EAM raises Cyprus with Turkish counterpart at UN | Oneindia News*Explainer [Video]

Turkiye-Cyprus issue: EAM raises Cyprus with Turkish counterpart at UN | Oneindia News*Explainer

On Wednesday, India’s External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar, discussed Cyprus issue with Turkiye's Minister of Foreign Affairs, hours after the Turkish President raked up Kashmir in his address to..

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UN experts demand accountability for death of Mahsa Amini in Iran [Video]

UN experts demand accountability for death of Mahsa Amini in Iran

According to UN Special Rapporteur, Javaid Rehman, Iran's hijab laws violate women's fundamental rights.

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Russia has committed war crimes in Ukraine, say UN investigators [Video]

Russia has committed war crimes in Ukraine, say UN investigators

A group of UN experts investigating human rights violations in Ukraine said on Friday that they had turned up evidence of war crimes.

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UN rights experts present evidence of war crimes in Ukraine [Video]

UN rights experts present evidence of war crimes in Ukraine

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Mexico at UN says only PM Modi can broker peace between Ukraine and Russia | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Mexico at UN says only PM Modi can broker peace between Ukraine and Russia | Oneindia News*News

Mexico has proposed to the United Nations to set up a committee that would include India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pope Francis, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to mediate permanent..

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Friday's for future: UN Chief makes renewed calls for climate action [Video]

Friday's for future: UN Chief makes renewed calls for climate action

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UN showdown on Ukraine: Blinken demands action on Putin, Lavrov rejects accusations [Video]

UN showdown on Ukraine: Blinken demands action on Putin, Lavrov rejects accusations

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UN showdown on Ukraine: Guterres urges probe into war 'catalog of cruelty' [Video]

UN showdown on Ukraine: Guterres urges probe into war 'catalog of cruelty'

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Lavrov Meets With UN Security Council Over Accusations of Atrocities in Ukraine [Video]

Lavrov Meets With UN Security Council Over Accusations of Atrocities in Ukraine

Lavrov Meets With , UN Security Council , Over Accusations of Atrocities in Ukraine. On September 22, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Western and Ukrainian counterparts at the..

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On Ukraine, UN chief says talk of nuclear conflict 'unacceptable' [Video]

On Ukraine, UN chief says talk of nuclear conflict 'unacceptable'

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REPLAY: UN chief at Security Council urges probe into Ukraine war 'catalog of cruelty' [Video]

REPLAY: UN chief at Security Council urges probe into Ukraine war 'catalog of cruelty'

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UN showdown looms between Lavrov, West over atrocities in Ukraine [Video]

UN showdown looms between Lavrov, West over atrocities in Ukraine

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Biden Urges United Nations to Expand Security Council [Video]

Biden Urges United Nations to Expand Security Council

Biden Urges , United Nations, to Expand Security Council. On September 21, President Joe Biden called on the United Nations to expand the Security Council to include more permanent members. On..

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Ukraine war: Russia has violated 1945 UN charter, says Joe Biden [Video]

Ukraine war: Russia has violated 1945 UN charter, says Joe Biden

The US President stopped short of saying that Russia should be ousted as a member of the UN Security Council.

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UN General Assembly: Biden calls Russian war an affront to UN charter [Video]

UN General Assembly: Biden calls Russian war an affront to UN charter

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'Colossal global dysfunction': UN chief's opening remarks at world leaders' meeting set a grim tone [Video]

'Colossal global dysfunction': UN chief's opening remarks at world leaders' meeting set a grim tone

Antonio Guterres was not pulling any punches when he opened a meeting of the UN's General Assembly.

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Opening summit, UN chief warns of 'winter of discontent' [Video]

Opening summit, UN chief warns of 'winter of discontent'

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The World Is in 'Great Peril,' UN Chief Warns [Video]

The World Is in 'Great Peril,' UN Chief Warns

The World Is in 'Great Peril,', UN Chief Warns. The World Is in 'Great Peril,', UN Chief Warns. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made the dire assessment in the lead-up to his "state of the..

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'Challenges like never before': UN summit returns in divided world [Video]

'Challenges like never before': UN summit returns in divided world

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After royal funeral, new UK leader Truss makes debut at UN [Video]

After royal funeral, new UK leader Truss makes debut at UN

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War, climate, famine... In world beset by turbulence, nations' leaders gather at UN [Video]

War, climate, famine... In world beset by turbulence, nations' leaders gather at UN

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India submits its updated climate action targets to UN body, says it's a step towards reaching net-zero by 2070


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