The United Nations General Assembly is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making, and representative organ of the UN. Its powers are to oversee the budget of the UN, appoint the non-permanent members to the Security Council, appoint the Secretary-General of the United Nations, receive reports from other parts of the UN, and make recommendations in the form of General Assembly Resolutions. It has also established numerous subsidiary organs.
India has lashed out at Pakistan for "weaponising" women's rights issues for self-serving political gains in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it is ironical that a country where violations of women's right to.. IndiaTimes - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump promised reporters Wednesday during a press conference at the end of his stay in New York that he would release more transcripts of more calls. He then accused the press of..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said the U.S. is imposing sanctions on certain Chinese entities for 'knowingly transporting oil from Iran contrary from United States sanctions'. Rough..
Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg shot back at on Tuesday (September 24) at U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to mock her on Twitter by changing her profile on the social media site..
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday blasted Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and said he should call an election as he left a meeting in New York where he is attending the United Nations General..
U.S. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UNGA on Monday told reporters he plans on receiving the Nobel Prize "for a lot of things... if they gave it out fairly, which they don't." Rough Cut..
U.S. President Donald Trump during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the UNGA said he respects UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson after his new Iran deal proposal. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
President Donald Trump joined a pair of foreign leaders for events in Texas and Ohio on Sunday. According to CNN, he appeared in Houston and Ohio before heading to New York for a week at the UN General..
Charged with being “anti-national” and “pro-Pakistan” on the issue of abrogation of Article 370 in J&K, Congress came out more aggressively in its attack on the neighbour on Sunday. It.. IndiaTimes - Published
Muhammad Zulqarnain, a Second Secretary in Pakistan's UN Mission, failed to respond directly on Saturday to questions India had asked of Islamabad in the right of reply to Khan's incendiary speech on.. IndiaTimes - Published
The response came after Wang Yi, the Foreign Minister of China, said at UNGA that India through its "unilateral" action by removing special status to Jammu and Kashmir is changing the "status quo" in.. DNA - Published
India on Saturday took strong note of reference made by Chinese foreign minister Wang to J&K, and Ladakh in his address at the UNGA. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh are an.. IndiaTimes - Published
Raising the Kashmir issue at the UN, China has told the General Assembly that the "dispute" should be peacefully and properly addressed in accordance with the UN Charter, Security Council resolutions.. IndiaTimes - Published
Attacking Pakistan PM Imran Khan, a day after his speech at the UNGA, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, "The Pak PM is going from door-to-door around the world and creating content for.. IndiaTimes - Published
During their week representing Venezuelan congress chief Juan Guaido at the U.N. General Assembly, an opposition delegation received words of support from U.S. President Donald Trump, funding from the.. Reuters - Published
Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) as "historic", Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday said that like a 'true statesman' he brought India to the.. IndiaTimes - Published
During his marathon speech at the 74th session of the UNGA, Khan goofed once and called Prime Minister Modi the "president". In April, during a joint press conference with Iranian President Hassan.. IndiaTimes - Published
Seeking collective efforts to address serious global challenges, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his UNGA speech on Friday invoked famous Tamil philosopher Kaniyan Pungundranar's quotes as well as.. IndiaTimes - Published
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India was one of the leading nations in the fight against climate change, though its contribution to greenhouse gas emissions was "very low". In his address.. IndiaTimes - Published
Addressing the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, PM Modi on Friday said the various welfare schemes initiated by his government gave "the world a new hope" for a better tomorrow as.. IndiaTimes - Published
Modern technology is bringing about sweeping changes in every sphere of life and a fragmented world is in the interest of none, Prime Minister Narendra said on Friday, pressing the international.. IndiaTimes - Published
The United States offered to remove all sanctions on Iran in exchange for talks, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday upon returning to Tehran from the United Nations General Assembly in New.. Reuters - Published
All eyes will be on the UN General Assembly (UNGA) where India and Pakistan will take the stage, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlining the country's larger role on the world stage and what it was.. IndiaTimes - Published
The four-way dialogue between the US, Japan, India and Australia - for a free and open Indo-Pacific - was held at the foreign minister's level for the first time on the sidelines of the UN General.. IndiaTimes - Published
Before starting his first address before the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, 38-year-old El Salvador President Nayib Bukele asked the audience to hold on a second, took out his phone, and.. Reuters - Published
"India's historic and warm relations with the countries of the Caribbean witnessed a new momentum" in the meeting held Wednesday, an official press release said. St Lucia Prime Minister and current.. IndiaTimes - Published
Trump on Wednesday said he has had "very productive conversations" with leaders of India and Pakistan on the margins of the UN General Assembly. "With respect to Pakistan and India, we talked about.. IndiaTimes - Published
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan met President Donald Trump at a reception in New York on Wednesday, the last day of a trip to attend the U.N. General Assembly that Erdogan had said would include.. Reuters - Published
Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, but added that lifting all the sanctions.. Reuters - Published
Modi, who attended the India-Pacific Islands Developing States (PSIDS) Leaders' Meeting, also announced a total allocation of $12 million to the member states towards implementation of high impact.. IndiaTimes - Published
Prime Minister Modi and President Trump met on Tuesday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session here - their fourth meeting since Modi came to power for a second term in May this.. IndiaTimes - Published
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will give a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday that will likely determine whether Tehran will re-engage with the United States to ease the.. Reuters - Published
The United States led more than 30 countries on Tuesday in condemning what it called China's "horrific campaign of repression" against Muslims in the western region of Xinjiang at an event on the.. Reuters - Published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was cautiously optimistic but still cautious about reaching a Brexit deal as he met his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar on the sidelines of the U.N. General.. Reuters - Published