Pakistan has raised the Kashmir issue yet again at the Security Council, trying to twin it with the Palestinian problem. India has tended more often to ignore the Pakistani taunts at the UN no other country pays any attention to them.
In a reflection of India's growing global status and influence, India has won six elections to Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) bodies, five of them unanimously. In the elections held on Monday, India won places on the executive boards of four UN bodies, three commissions and a committee.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wants Indian authorities to ensure that the perpetrators of the “horrific” gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, in Jammu and Kashmir, are brought to justice, writes Arul Louis
Three resolutions on investigating the alleged chemical attack in a rebel-held area of Syria failed in the UN Security Council on Tuesday amid reports that the United States was preparing to attack facilities of the government of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.