Palestinian PM urges UN to ensure cessation of Israeli onslaught on Gaza

Palestinian PM urges UN to ensure cessation of Israeli onslaught on Gaza

Ramallah: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh urged the United Nations to immediately intervene to halt and ensure a cessation of the Israeli onslaught on the Gaza Strip. “The international community cannot remain as a silent observer in the face of the Israeli occupation crimes against Palestinian civilians and cannot take a neutral stance in the […]

China hails Pakistan’s action plan to implement UN resolutions to fight terrorism

China hails Pakistan’s action plan to implement UN resolutions to fight terrorism

Beijing: China on Monday hailed its all-weather ally Pakistan for announcing new guidelines for implementing the UNSC sanctions targeting proscribed individuals and entities operating in the country and urged the international community to back Islamabad’s “great efforts” in combatting terrorism. Pakistan on Friday launched guidelines for implementing the UNSC sanctions targeting UN-proscribed individuals and entities […]

US moves draft resolution in UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

US moves draft resolution in UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

United Naitons: Stepping up the international pressure to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist”, the US, supported by France and the UK, has moved a draft resolution in the UN Security Council to blacklist the Pakistan-based group’s chief. Two weeks after China put a hold on a proposal to list Azhar under […]

Following Indo-Pak escalation with ‘deep concern’: UN chief

Following Indo-Pak escalation with ‘deep concern’: UN chief

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is following with “deep concern” the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, calling on both sides to urgently take steps for a “meaningful mutual engagement”. In the wake of the Pulwama attack and subsequent air strikes by both countries, tensions have escalated between India and Pakistan. The UN chief […]

Time for UN to act decisively: Sehrai

Srinagar: Reacting on United Nations Secretary General’s remarks that “UN did its job”, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chief Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Sunday said it is time for the UN to act decisively or forever lose its relevancy. “In wake of ongoing rights abuses in Kashmir, it was expected that the UN would assert the principle of […]

UN has done its duty towards Kashmir, says Guterres

UN has done its duty towards Kashmir, says Guterres

United Nations: Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, on Friday said that the supreme international organisation had “clearly done its job” on the human rights situation in Kashmir, by releasing a report on it. Guterres said he hoped that India and Pakistan would engage in a “meaningful dialogue” to resolve their issues. The […]

Implement recommendations of UN rights report on Kashmir: Mirwaiz urges Guterres

Implement recommendations of UN rights report on Kashmir: Mirwaiz urges Guterres

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday urged the United Nations chief Antonio Guterres to take immediate steps to implement the recommendations of the UNHRC report in Kashmir. “While the people of Jammu & Kashmir welcomed the long overdue UNHRC report on severe HR violations in J&K, we urge the UN @antonioguterres to […]

Pak foreign minister talks Kashmir with UNGA president

Pak foreign minister talks Kashmir with UNGA president

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday raised the Kashmir issue during his meeting with the visiting UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espionosa. Espionosa arrived in Islamabad on her first official trip to the Asia-Pacific region since assuming office in September last year. She met Qureshi in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

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