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Security Council should focus on preventing conflicts, say Guterres and Ban Ki-moon

Warning of the changing threat situations around the world, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and his predecessor, Ban Ki-moon, making an unprecedented joint appearance before the Security Council, called on it to focus on prevention of conflicts, staving them off before they arise, writes Arul Louis

India for seeking World Court ruling on using force without UNSC approval

India has supported a proposal to get the opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legal consequences of countries using force against others without the approval of the Security Council as required by the UN Charter.

UN to contact Maldives leaders after opposition request

The UN will be making contacts with Maldives leaders in response to the request by the opposition leaders for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to oversee the all-party talks proposed by that nation's President Abdulla Yameen, Guterres's Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said Friday.

UNGA president seeks more international aid for Rohingyas

United Nations General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak has said that "much more action is needed" from the international community to address the "human tragedy" of the Rohingyas.

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Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative

The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra


India urges OPEC to move to responsible oil pricing

India on Wednesday urged the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) cartel to move to responsible pricing of oil and gas, saying the current prices are posing a threat to fragile w...