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UN Deputy Secretary General visiting India to meet senior government officials

United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed is visiting India to meet senior government and UN officials in the country. The Deputy Secretary General, travelling from Kathmandu, will be ...

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UN member states guardians of status quo, need for rejuvenating, revitalising UNGA: India

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin called for nations to acknowledge that their collective record as the General Assembly is mixed.

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Staff From Developing Nations Not Equally Represented In UN, Says India

India has expressed concern over regional disparity in the UN Secretariat staff and peacekeeping positions, calling for proactively addressing the issue of equitable geographical representation.

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India calls out UN member states for becoming ‘guardians of status quo’ in face of challenges

The UN member states have become “guardians of the status quo” due to their inaction and inertia in the face of stark global challenges like terrorism and climate change, India has said, calling on...

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Seven peacekeepers killed in clashes near Ebola-hit part of east Congo

By Fiston Mahamba GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - At least seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed in clashes with militias in an area that is at the centre of the Democratic Republic of Congo's worst Ebola ep...

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Seven peacekeepers die in clashes near Ebola-hit part of east Congo

(Reuters) - At least seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed in clashes with militias near the east Congolese town of Beni, at the centre of the country's worst ever Ebola epidemic, the United Nations ...

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