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International Court of Justice to deliver ruling on Israel Genocide case tomorrow

Amsterdam: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will decide whether to issue an order for Israel to impose emergency measures in response to South Africa's claims that the Israeli military operation in Gaza is a state-sponsored genocide.

China calls for end to hostilities, immediate ceasefire in Gaza

United Nations: China has urged the international community to step up efforts to implement an immediate end to hostilities in Gaza and the realization of a ceasefire, Beijing's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Zhang Jun said on Wednesday.

'Cameras have gone, but floodwater still there': Pakistan's foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto appeals for flood relief

United Nations: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari appealed to the international community to maintain the flow of aid to help the South Asian nation's recovery from floods that ravaged the country ahead of a United Nations conference next month to mobilize funding, media reports said.

UN urges Elon Musk to ensure human rights in Twitter management

Geneva/UNI: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk issued an open letter to Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, saying "ensure human rights are central to the management of Twitter".

"Solutions lie in solidarity," says UN chief Antonio Gueteress

United Nations/UNI: At a time of unprecedented challenges and upheaval, "solutions lie in solidarity," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday in a message commemorating the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation.

Yemen truce holding, but full measures still not in place

New York: The “unprecedented” truce in Yemen has so far led to a reduction in fighting and other positive developments, but action is needed on its full implementation and to address rising humanitarian needs and insecurity, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday.

China will not support US's draft on sanctions on NKorea: Envoy

Washington: Beijing is against Washington's draft UN resolution on sanctions against North Korea, Chinese Ambassador to the UN Zhang Jun told reporters.

'Act immediately or dissolve yourself altogether': Volodymyr Zelenskiy challenges UN over Ukraine war

Geneva/IBNS: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday challenged the United Nations to "act immediately" or "dissolve yourself altogether" during his virtual address in which he showed a harrowing video of dead bodies that he claimed were victims of Russian atrocities.

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: International Court of Justice to hold public hearing on March 7-8

New Delhi/UNI: Amid the war between Russia and Ukraine, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) will hold public hearings considering the impact of Russia's invasion in Ukraine on Mar 7 and 8.

Nepalese civic body submits memorandum to UN over alleged Chinese encroachment

Kathmandu, Nepal: The Rastriya Ekata Abhiyan, a Nepalese civic society, has handed over a memorandum to the United Nations Office where they said China has encroached on Nepal’s land.

UNSC calls for justice after terrorists attack mosque in Afghanistan’s Kunduz

New York/UNI/Sputnik: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has condemned this week’s deadly attack on a Shia mosque in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province that took the lives of dozens of people.

UN peacekeeper killed, 3 injured following mine explosion in northeastern Mali

Bamkao/UNI/Xinhua: A United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) peacekeeper was killed and three were seriously injured following the explosion of an improvised explosive device in the northeast of Mali, a UN official said.

Taliban's recognition not under considerations, says Russia: Report

New York: International recognition of the Taliban was not currently under consideration, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders here for the UN General Assembly.

Antonio Guterres nominated for a second term as UN chief by UNSC

New York: The United Nations Security Council Tuesday voted to grant Secretary General Antonio Guterres a second term. 

Maldives Foreign Minister elected President of UN General Assembly

New York/IBNS: Abdulla Shahid, foreign minister of the Maldives, was elected the President of the 76th United Nations General Assembly with three-fourth majority, garnering 143 votesout of the 191 ballots cast.