Pakistan and India engaged in a heated debate, filled with accusations against each other, over deteriorating minority rights in each other’s countries at the UN General Assembly (UNGA). Continue Reading
South Africa has welcomed the United Nations’ Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which entered into force on Friday to ban nuclear weapons from the world. Continue Reading
India has called out Pakistan for co-sponsoring a UN resolution on culture of peace while rights of minorities are ‘emasculated’ in the country, saying Pakistani law enforcement agencies stood as ‘mute spectators’ when a historic Hindu temple was attacked and set on fire by a mob. Continue Reading
The Pakistan Prime Minister is going door-to-door around the world and creating content for cartoonists, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday, a day after Imran Khan raised the Kashmir issue in his address to the UN General Assembly. Continue Reading
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated a call for “flexibility” from the EU in Brexit talks during a meeting with Council President Donald Tusk in New York on Monday that failed to yield a breakthrough. Johnson and Tusk met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly as Britain races towards its 31 October departure without an exit agreement and the prospect of economic disruption. Continue Reading
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here to participate in the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, will have a packed schedule, meetings with a number of world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, and address the important sessions on climate change and universal health over the next five days.
India supplies nearly two-thirds of the world’s antiretroviral drugs and plays a significant role in the global fight against AIDS by helping scale up access to treatment across developing countries, according to an Indian diplomat. Continue Reading