UN Human rights chief criticises India's quarantine measures

While India is fighting to stop the spread of Covid-19, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michele Bachelet, on Thursday criticised the quarantine measures put in place in the country, saying they stigmatise people

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UN welcomes India's pandemic control measures

The world organisation welcomes India's efforts to fight the coronavirus epidemic and is ready to serve those hardest hit, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said on Thursday

UN launches COVID-19 global humanitarian response plan

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has launched a $2-billion global humanitarian response plan to fight COVID-19 in some of the world's most vulnerable countries

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the Group of 20 (G20), the largest economies of the world, to assume leadership in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

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Ahead of a virtual meeting of the leaders of the G20, UN General-Secretary Antonio Guterres has appealed to them to adopt a multi-trillion-dollar "war-time" plan to fight the coronavirus pandemic

UN chief calls for stopping capital punishment

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for putting an end to  capital punishment after he received news of four simultaneous hangings in India

India's UN Women's Day programme cancelled because of COVID-19

An International Women's Day programme organised by India at the UN has been cancelled as world organisations curtail meetings to protect against the COVID-19 threat.

UN asks India to mediate between Israel and Palestine

The UN is exploring ways to engage India for mediation between Israel and Palestine to resolve the protracted conflict between the two in the Middle East

UN welcomes efforts for political settlement in Afghanistan

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the "efforts to achieve a lasting political settlement in Afghanistan" following the US-Taliban deal.


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After the targeted killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force by the US, the Persian Gulf nation is not going to sit silent…

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