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Kofi Annan dies at 80, gaining wide tributes from UN, European leaders

GENEVA (Rahnuma)  UN and European leaders on Saturday paid their tributes to former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN)…
India

India condoles former UN chief Kofi Annan’s death

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India on Saturday condoled the death of former UN Secretary General and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan…
Gulf Countries

Yemeni government and Houthi movement invited to September 6 peace talks — UN

GENEVA (Rahnuma) The United Nations has invited the Yemeni government and the Houthi movement that controls most of the north to…
Gulf Countries

UN Palestinian schools to open on time despite US funding freeze

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma)  Hundreds of UN-run schools for Palestinian refugees will open on time after fresh funding temporarily staved off a…
India

India reiterates call for UN reforms

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reiterated India’s call for reforms in the UN Security Council (UNSC)…
World

UN: Armed groups threaten political transition in Libya

UNITED NATIONS (Rahnuma) UN experts say “predatory behavior” by armed groups in Libya is posing a direct threat to forming a…
World

UN approves former Chilean president as next human rights chief

UNITED NATIONS (Rahnuma) The United Nations General Assembly on Friday approved former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet as the next UN human…
World

UN calls for investigation into Yemen airstrike

WASHINGTON (Rahnuma) The UN Security Council has called for a probe into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen that left dozens…
World

UN trusts US, Turkey will resolve row

WASHINGTON (Rahnuma) A spokesman for the UN Secretary General said Friday the international body trusts Washington and Ankara to resolve an…
Gulf Countries

UN envoy urges Iraqi leaders to form inclusive government

UNITED NATIONS (Rahnuma) The UN envoy for Iraq urged its political leaders on Wednesday to listen to the people and…
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