United Nations Security Council

  • India, Germany will step up pressure for UNSC seat 15-04-2013 05:43 AM

    New Delhi/Berlin: India and Germany will jointly intensify efforts to gain permanent membership in an expanded United Nations Security Council as also for broader reform of the world organisation, top ministers of the two sides say. "Security Council reform was naturally one of our focus areas of discussions. We have...
  • UNSC unfreezes assets of 2 Libyan banks 17-12-2011 08:49 AM

    United Nations: The UN Security Council on Friday ordered assets of two Libyan banks that had been under the control of Muammar Gaddafi to be unfrozen, clearing the way for the return of more than $ 40 billion to help the new government rebuild the country. The transitional government had...
  • UN nod for $ 1.6 billion emergency aid for Libya 31-08-2011 12:12 PM

    United Nations: UN Security Council has allowed Britain to release about $ 1.6 billion in seized assets to Libya for emergency aid, as the chief of the world body underlined that the humanitarian situation in the war-torn country demands 'urgent action'. "Further action will be needed in the coming days....
  • Libya: Misrata turns graveyard as death toll rises 19-04-2011 08:21 AM

    As pro-Gaddafi forces try to re-take the city, the rebels' frustration with NATO is also growing. ...
  • China backs India's UN 'aspiration' 14-04-2011 06:43 PM

    Sanya (China): China on Thursday recorded its recognition of India's "status" in global affairs and said it "supports" its "aspiration" to play a greater role in the world body, a nuanced expression that could be seen as a step forward towards backing New Delhi's bid for a permanent seat on...
  • Libya: no mercy on traitors says Gaddafi 18-03-2011 09:31 AM

    Libya leader Muammar Gaddafi says he will respond to any foreign offensive with force. ...
  • Libya no-fly zone: India abstains from UN vote 18-03-2011 08:00 AM

    United Nations: India, along with four other members of the UN Security Council, abstained from the voting on a resolution that approves a no-fly zone over Libya and authorises "all necessary measures" for protecting civilians there from Muammar Gaddafi's forces. Ten of the 15-member body voted in favour of the...
  • UN Security Council slaps Libya with sanctions 27-02-2011 07:30 AM

    United Nations: The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a draft resolution on Saturday to impose sanctions against Libya amid Muammar Gaddafi's escalating crackdown on anti-government protesters. It includes an arms embargo, asset freeze and travel bans for Gaddafi and several of his associates. The resolution also refers the situation...
  • G4 countries push for UNSC expansion 12-02-2011 11:11 AM

    United Nations: India, Brazil, Germany and Japan, the four countries seeking permanent seats on the UN Security Council, have agreed to push full speed ahead for the expansion of the top UN decision making body at the earliest. "There is widespread support for a Member-States driven initiative to take the...
  • India says Security Council now more credible 05-01-2011 10:46 PM

    United Nations: The presence of India and other key regional powers on the Security Council starting this week gives the UN's most powerful body more credibility and legitimacy because it now reflects the world in the 21st century, India's UN ambassador said on Wednesday. Hardeep Singh Puri said the election...
  • India fit to be permanent member of UNSC:Prez 08-12-2010 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday said India has all the credentials to be a permanent member in an expanded UN Security Council and pressed the need for urgent reforms in the world body. Addressing envoys in New Delhi, the President called for building harmony in the world, and...
  • Permanent UNSC seat 'difficult' for India: Obama 03-11-2010 06:02 PM

    Washington: Ahead of his visit, President Barack Obama today described India as a "cornerstone" of US engagement in Asia, but held out no assurances on key issues - support for India's permanent membership of the UN Security Council and ending curbs on export of dual-use technology. Outlining the objectives of...
  • India gets elected to non-permanent UN seat 12-10-2010 10:18 PM

    After a gap of 19 years India has got elected to a non-permanent UN Security Council seat. Former Under Secretary General of United Nations Shashi Tharoor speaks on the importance of such an event. ...
  • India set to win UNSC seat in today's elections 12-10-2010 08:03 AM

    New York: India is all set to win a temporary seat on the United Nations (UN) Security Council after a span of 19 years. In Tuesday's vote, five of 10 non-permanent seats will be filled. All 10 countries are elected to the two-year post and elections to the 5 seats...
  • Iran N-negotiators brush off Bush's comments 05-12-2007 06:04 PM

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) virtually accused the International Cricket Council (ICC) of double standards after the international body on Saturday turned down its plea of retaining the historical Eden Gardens as the venue for the India-England World Cup match. CAB joint secretary Biswarup Dey said the ICC...
  • IAEA approves tech aid cuts to Iran 09-03-2007 02:25 AM

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  • US non-committal on UNSC seat for India 16-02-2007 06:16 PM

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