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Indian peacekeeper injured in UN operations in Congo

A rebel group attack has injured an Indian police peacekeeper serving in UN operations in an area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) facing the ebola crisis, according to Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

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Gandhi's message relevant to resolving world crises: UNGA president

Mahatma Gandhi's name and image evoke the “concepts of peace, restraint and passivity, even in the face of violence and extremism” as the world faces both challenges and hopes, General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa said on Tuesday.

Maldives tells UN country going through peaceful transfer of power

Maldives is currently going through a peaceful transfer of power to opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who was elected president last month, the nation's Permanent Representative Ali Naseer Mohamed has assured the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

In UN, India warns of 'conflagration' if world doesn't act on Pakistan-backed terror

“The demon of terrorism now stalks the world, at a faster pace somewhere, a slower pace elsewhere, but life-threatening everywhere,” Sushma Swaraj

BRICS members vow to uphold multilateralism

Foreign ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have vowed to uphold multilateralism, safeguard international law and rules, object to unilateralism and protectionism and push globalization towards a more balanced, just and inclusive development.


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Cyclonic storm Gaja batters South India

A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the coast of the southern Indian state Tamil Nadu on Friday, leaving at least 15 people dead and causing widespread destruction.


Japan seeks to boost connectivity with India's Northeast

Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu has said his country is serious about boosting connectivity in India's north-eastern states by building roads and bridges.