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India registers highest single day recoveries of 56,110 | Militant arrested in north Kashmir's Bandipora | Bengaluru: Violence breaks out over alleged social media post, key accused arrested | Pulwama encounter: Soldier, militant killed | India reports over 60,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, tally crosses 2.32 million

UNSC might not lift sanctions on Taliban: Russian diplomat

Moscow:  The Afghan government released hundreds of Taliban prisoners as part of the peace deal with the United States but even at such a scenario UN Security Council might not lift sanction over the group, according to a Russian diplomat.

Pakistan disobeying UNSC resolution on Kashmir: PoK activist writes to British MP

London/IBNS:  A political activist from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) Shabir Choudhry has written to British lawmaker and Leader of Opposition, Keir Starmer, and informed him that Islamabad is not obeying  UN Security Council's resolutions on Kashmir issue.

Amid propaganda to shift blame, China blocks draft to discuss COVID 19 pandemic issue at UNSC

New York/IBNS: China, which is believed to be the epicentre of the outbreak of COVID 19, has been opposing discussion of the issue in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) even as the Asian giant launched a massive propaganda to wash its hand of the origin of its outbreak, media reports said.

Zarif still waiting on official notice for US visa to attend UNSC meeting Iranian mission

United Nation/Sputnik/UNI: Iran’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations told Sputnik on Tuesday that it had not yet received any official notification of a visa for Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit the mission in the United States.

Pakistan urges UNSC to allow Hafiz Saeed to withdraw money for supporting family, UNSC approves request

Islamabad: Amid fighting with India over Kashmir, Pakistan has last month urged United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to allow global terrorist and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed to withdraw money to support his four-member family, media reports said. The United Nations has also reportedly approved the request by Pakistan.

With ISIL down but not out, continued vigilance is key, UN Security Council told

New York, Aug 28 (IBNS): Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations top counter-terrorism officials told the Security Council on Tuesday.

US Sec of State Pompeo credits UN's designation of Masood Azhar as global terrorist to win of American diplomacy

Washington, May 2 (IBNS): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has referred to the United Nation Security Council (UNSC)'s designation of terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as the global terrorist as a "victory for American diplomacy".

China hits back at US for 'utilising all resources' to ban Masood Azhar

Beijing, Apr 3 (IBNS): China on Wednesday hit out at the US for utilising all its resources to label Jaish-e-Mohammad supremo Masood Azhar as a designated ''global terrorist'', media reports said.

Will use all resources to hold Masood Azhar accountable for his crimes: US

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): The US has said it would "utilize all available resources” to ensure Jaish-e-Mohammad supremo Masood Azhar was held accountable for his crimes and denied China's charges that it had circumvented UN security council’s sanctions committee to blacklist the Pakistan-based terrorist.

'Positive progress' made on issue of listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist, says China

Beijing, Apr 1 (IBNS): "Positive progress" has been made in the process to resolve the issue of listing Masood Azhar, head of the Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit that claimed responsibility for the Pulwama attack, as a global terrorist at the UN, China said today.

China asks US to 'act cautiously' on Masood Azhar blacklist resolution

New Delhi, Mar 28 (IBNS): China on Thursday asked the US to "act cautiously" after the latter circulated a draft resolution at the 15-member UN Security Council to blacklist Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar.

All eyes on China as US links UNSC move on Azhar to regional peace

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) : All eyes will be on China globally on Wednesday as the powerful UNSC will take up the proposal for designating Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

Pakistan: UN Security Council condemns ‘heinous and cowardly’ terrorist attacks

New York, Nov 25 (IBNS): The United Nations Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” Friday’s terrorist attacks in Pakistan’s Karachi city and in the north-western province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that claimed dozens of lives and left many more injured.

UN Security Council condemns Kandahar attack

Kabul, Oct 19 (IBNS):  The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attacks that took place in Afghanistan over the past weeks, including in Jowzjan, Kunduz, Takhar, Herat, Zabul, Farah and  on Friday in Kandahar, resulting in numerous casualties and many injured, ahead of the parliamentary elections in Afghanistan on Oct 20.

In wake of violent protests in Iran, UN Security Council meets to take stock of situation

New York, Jan 6 (JEN): Even though days of anti-Government protests across Iran appear to have ebbed, a senior United Nations political official said Friday the UN will continue to monitor the situation and engage with Iranian authorities on addressing the legitimate concerns of the population through peaceful means.