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UN to condemn sinking of SKorean warship

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council was set to condemn the sinking of a South Korean warship but stop short of strongly censuring...

Sri Lanka slams UN over war crimes probe

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka slammed the United Nations on Wednesday over its plans to investigate alleged human rights abuses committed in the final months of...

Russia, China still urge diplomacy on Iran

New York: Russia and China still call for a diplomatic solution of Iran's nuclear issue, which has been in the center of international attention...

West backs fund for Taliban as UN meets Afghan militants

LONDON: World powers supported Afghan President Hamid Karzai's plan to woo moderate Taliban fighters who disarm, as it emerged that senior figures in the...

EU to extend anti-piracy mission off Somalia through 2010

UNITED NATIONS: The European Union has decided to extend the mandate of its piracy mission off the coast of Somalia until the end of...

UN Questions Legality of US Use of Drones

UNITED NATIONS: The U.N. Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial killings says the use of armed unmanned aircraft by the United States to hunt down terrorists...

Six UN staff killed in Kabul attack: UN spokesman

KABUL: Six foreign UN staff were killed and another nine wounded, including some seriously, in an armed attack on a central Kabul guesthouse on...

NKorea could test-fire more missiles soon

MOSCOW: There are indications that North Korea may be preparing to conduct new launches of short-range missiles from its west coast a day after...

Threat of next world war may be in cyberspace: UN

Geneva: The next world war could take place in cyberspace, the UN telecommunications agency chief warned Tuesday as experts called for action to stamp...

Obama urges world to rally behind Pakistan

New York: US President Barack Obama urged "sustained and expanded" support for Pakistan at an international summit Thursday aimed at helping Washington's nuclear-armed ally...