Geopolitics
United Nations: Pakistan has allowed its turn to pass as the UN General Assembly on Tuesday continued to debate a resolution demanding immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine, media reports said on Wednesday. more
General Assembly holds emergency special session on Ukraine

New York: As fighting escalates in Ukraine, UN Member States met on Monday for a rare emergency special session of the General Assembly to discuss the crisis. 

General Assembly defers decision on Afghanistan and Myanmar seats

New York: The UN General Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution to delay a decision on who will represent Afghanistan and Myanmar at the world body.

DPRK says it will ‘respond willingly’ if US abandons ‘hostile policy’

New York: The Permanent Representative of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the United Nations, Kim Song, said that if the United States “shows its bold decision to ...

Syria committed to ‘combating and eradicating terrorism’, General Assembly hears

New York: In his speech to the high-level debate at the UN General Assembly on Monday, Fayssal Mekdad, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Syria, reaffirmed his country’ ...

Yemen asks international community to exert pressure on Houthi coup leaders and their sponsors to ‘end bloodshed’

The war in Yemen has caused a human catastrophe, torn society apart, and triggered “waves of mass displacement, repression and enforced disappearance”, the country’s Min ...

Iran nuclear programme at ‘critical point’, Israeli Prime Minister warns

New York: With Iran’s nuclear programme at a “watershed moment”, the country must be stopped from acquiring a nuclear weapon, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said ...

Russia calls for ‘concerted efforts’ to follow purposes and principles of UN Charter

New York: The Russian Foreign Minister addressed the UN General Assembly on Saturday, calling for a new consensus to uphold the “purposes and principles” of the UN’s fou ...

Sudan striving for common goal of peace, prosperity, freedom and justice

New York: Sudan continues the path to democracy, two years after the revolution that “carried the aspirations of our people for freedom, peace and justice”, Prime Minister Abd ...

Sudan striving for ‘common goal’ of peace, prosperity, freedom and justice

New York: Sudan continues the path to democracy, two years after the revolution that “carried the aspirations of our people for freedom, peace and justice”, Prime Minister Abd ...