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Defying global stance against terror, China again vetoes sanctions on JeM chief

Defying global opposition to terrorism, China has vetoed sanctions against Masood Azhar, the chief of the terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), extending cover to him and Pakistan that protects him. 

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Pakistan has the highest fertility rate in South Asia

There is stark contrast between the fertility rates of the three largest Hindi-speaking states and six non-Hindi-speaking states even as India is nearing the population replacement level of fertility, a UN report shows.

US embargo stopped Indian company from sending medicine to Cuba, UN told

United States embargo on Cuba is preventing Indian companies from sending medicines and development-related equipment to the Caribbean island nation, according to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Global response to terrorism being thwarted by some, says India

Calling terrorism “the worst form of violation of human rights,” India has decried attempts by some countries to prevent a unified international response to the threat.

US isolated as UN General Assembly votes overwhelmingly against Cuba embargo

President Donald Trump's administration's isolation at the UN because of its strident policies has been highlighted again with a near-unanimous vote by the General Assembly against Washington's economic embargo on Cuba. India joined 189 members who voted on Thursday to urge the US to end the economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba.

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