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  • The CJ Show: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir 2 days ago

    We get you citizens' on-ground reports and a status check from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • UN conducts probe into N Korea jails, people forced to eat snakes February 18, 2014

    The United Nations conducted an investigation detailing horrific human rights abuses in North Korea where starving women were delivering babies in prison camps. People were forced to eat snakes and rats to survive. The UN now warning Kim Jong Un that he could face prosecution. ...
  • Ideas 2014: One should have a sense of value, says Kofi Annan on subsidies in India February 6, 2014

    Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has warned India against too many populist subsidies. In conversation with CNN IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose on Ideas 2014, Annan said that subsidised water and power take away their value. ...
  • Issues highlighted by PM of utmost importance: Salman Khurshid September 28, 2013

    Foreign Affairs minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh while addressing at the UNGA came up with the topics that were of highest priority for the nation. Khurshid added nothing that the PM said was out of context and to act on the issues highlighted by him is...
  • Terror to remain the key for focus for Manmohan at UNGA debate September 28, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is in New York for the second leg of his visit and the terror emanating from Pakistan is clearly expected to be the big theme of this visit. Singh is expected to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in order to discuss the stern relations prevailing...
  • PM Manmohan Singh leaves for UNGA, to meet Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif September 25, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday left for the UN General Assembly in the United States, where he will meet President Barack Obama and also his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif. ...
  • Barack Obama, Hassan Rouhani meeting at UNGA cancelled September 25, 2013

    US President Barack Obama's meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rowhani has been cancelled. The meeting which was supposed to take place on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly will not happen, as US and Iranian officials found logistics 'too complicated'. Meanwhile there were protests on the first...
  • The Last Word: Are there real grounds for action against Syria? September 5, 2013

    The Western powers are pushing for air strikes in Syria after 1500 people were killed in the chemical attacks in the country in August. The questions are now being raised about the real grounds behind the strikes in Syria....
  • UNSC fails to agree on military action against Syria August 29, 2013

    The five permanent members of the Security Council have failed to reach consensus on military action against Syrian regime. ...
  • Syria allows UN to inspect chemical attack sites; US questions credibility August 26, 2013

    Days after an alleged chemical attack left over thousands of people dead in Syria, the government has agreed to allow United Nations officials to inspect the site of the attack on Monday. However, the White House has now said that the offer has come too late for it to...
  • Pakistani teenage activist Malala addresses UN on her 16th birthday July 13, 2013

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations on her 16th birthday and said the Taliban can not silence women in Afghanistan. She said Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa are her inspirations and added that she wanted to end child labour in India. ...
  • Actress Halle Berry teams up with designer Michael Kors for a social cause April 11, 2013

    Academy award winning actress Halle Berry has teamed up with celebrity designer Michael Kors for the United Nations World Food Programme. They are raising awareness on global hunger. ...
  • 'Last-minute changes to UN resolution on Sri Lanka unlikely' March 20, 2013

    UN envoy Dilip Sinha is in Parliament to meet PMO officials. He is briefing the government on amendments to the UNHRC resolution. ...
  • UPA under siege: Is DMK pullout from govt mere political posturing? March 19, 2013

    The DMK caught the UPA on the wrong foot on Tuesday as it announced a pullout from the alliance over the Sri Lanka war crimes issue. ...
  • News 360: DMK may pull out of UPA after talks on SL issue fail, say sources March 18, 2013

    The talks between Congress leaders and DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday evening on the Sri Lankan issue failed to achieve a breakthrough. ...
  • Political reconciliation in SL the only way: PM March 8, 2013

    The question of which way will India vote on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka has become more complex after the US circulated its draft, a copy of which is with CNN-IBN. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that political reconciliation in Sri Lanka is the only way out. ...
  • Syrian civil war: Two years on, over 1 million refugees March 7, 2013

    Syria's civil war is pushing more people than ever to flee the country. Over the past few months, the exodus has accelerated and now the UN is reporting a dramatic milestone. The number of refugees from the conflict has passed the one-million mark. ...
  • 'Capt Kalia's torture a violation of Geneva convention' December 11, 2012

    "Captain Saurabh Kalia and his platoon of six soldiers were brutally tortured during Kargil encounter and this is a serious violation of the Geneva conventions which govern the rules of war between two civilised nations," said Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar, who has, along with Capt Kalia's father, chosen to...
  • Ban Ki-Moon to launch Aakash 2 at UN headquarters today November 28, 2012

    India's first indigenously created low-cost tablet Aakash will be showcased at the United Nations headquarters on Wednesday. India will be presenting a tablet to the representative from each country at the General Assembly which begins on Wednesday. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will launch the tablet at the invitation of Permanent...
  • Watch: Dharmendra Yadav's full Hindi speech in UN October 25, 2012

    Member of Parliament Dharmendra Yadav spoke in the United Nations in Hindi recently. CNN-IBN caught up with him afterwards to find out why he chose to speak in Hindi at UN. ...
  • Pirate problem a scourge that needs to be fought: SM Krishna October 2, 2012

    External Affairs Minister SM Krishna addressed the UN General Assembly in New York on Monday. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Krishna spoke about the steps underway to tackle piracy and bring our captive sailors back. "Piracy is a scrouge that needs to be fought with the cooperation of other countries. Families...
  • SM Krishna to address UN today, Security Council reforms on agenda October 1, 2012

    Indian External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will be addressing the United Nation General Assembly in New York on Monday. Several issues are going to be on his agenda, terrorism being the foremost. Other focus areas will include UN Security Council reforms, the piracy issue and the conflict in Syria. Krishna is...
  • Inside Syria: Refugees live on fragile hopes as war goes on September 28, 2012

    There is a crisis brewing for those who have survived the fighting in Syria. The United Nations' refugee agency says up to 7,00,000 Syrian refugees could leave the country by the end of this year, nearly 4 times its original estimate. However, as CNN's Ivan Watson found out, it's recently become...
  • Persecution by US must end: Assange to Obama September 27, 2012

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appealed to the US to stop persecuting him and his website for releasing classified US files. Assange has been holed up in Ecaudor since mid-June to avoid extradition to Sweden. Assange made a personal appeal to US President Barack Obama. "It is time for President Obama to...
  • 'Anti-Islam film' is no excuse to attack US: Barack Obama September 26, 2012

    US President Barack Obama condemned the movie but also said it was no excuse to target Americans. ...
  • Not just a poster girl for UNAIDS, will do ground work: Aishwarya September 25, 2012

    As a part of her campaign, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will help advocate better access to anti-retro-viral drugs and treatment. ...
  • Watch: Rebels down Army chopper in Syria, 245 dead August 28, 2012

    While activists claim 245 civilians were killed in the massacre, the UN has condemned the killings and is calling for an investigation. ...
  • UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon condemns Syria‎ massacre May 27, 2012

    A bloody massacre in Houla in Syria left 92 people including 32 children dead. ...
  • The world doesn't need nukes: Ted Turner April 2, 2012

    Ted Turner, the Founder of United Nations Foundation said he is trying to make the world a better place to live. ...
  • 'India's anti-Sri Lanka vote at UN disappointing' March 23, 2012

    India voted in favour of a US sponsored resolution at the UN Human Rights Council against Sri Lanka over alleged human rights violations during the war with the LTTE. ...