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United Nations: Intergovernmental organization
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. The UN is headquartered on international territory in New York City, with its other main offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna and The Hague.

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Divided world is failing COVID-19 test: U.N. Chief [Video]

Divided world is failing COVID-19 test: U.N. Chief

A divided world has failed to rise to the challenge of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday and warned concerted action was needed to prevent..

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'Something close' to genocide in China's Xinjiang: WH [Video]

'Something close' to genocide in China's Xinjiang: WH

Robert O'Brien, the U.S. national security adviser, on Friday during an online event said that China was perpetrating 'something close to' a genocide with its treatment of Muslims in its Xinjiang..

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Al Shabaab is moving millions through banks: U.N. [Video]

Al Shabaab is moving millions through banks: U.N.

A U.N. report due to be published this week details the "strong financial position" of Somali militant group al Shabaab - including how it is moving millions of dollars through the formal banking..

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Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded to the World Food Program [Video]

Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded to the World Food Program

The World Food Program (WFP) is a UN agency that feeds nearly 100 million people a year.

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75th UNGA Ministerial Meeting: COVID-19 reminded us of our dependence on each other, says V Muraleedharan [Video]

75th UNGA Ministerial Meeting: COVID-19 reminded us of our dependence on each other, says V Muraleedharan

Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan on October 09 attended 75th United Nations General Assembly Ministerial Meeting of the Non -Aligned Movement via a video conference. He said,..

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UN food agency wins Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

UN food agency wins Nobel Peace Prize

The United Nations' World Food Programme, which has coordinated medical logistics during the coronavirus pandemic, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, in what its boss said was a call to action that..

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Gilgit Baltistan not part of Pakistan, says former PoK PM [Video]

Gilgit Baltistan not part of Pakistan, says former PoK PM

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan said that according to the United Nations, Gilgit Baltistan is part of Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan has no locus..

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Zimbabwe's food crisis: About 60% of population faces starvation [Video]

Zimbabwe's food crisis: About 60% of population faces starvation

The UN’s World Food Programme says more than eight million Zimbabweans would not have enough food by December.

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World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize to theWorld Food Programme. The United Nations agency was honoured for its effortsto combat hunger, its contribution to bettering..

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Nobel Peace Prize goes to UN World Food Programme [Video]

Nobel Peace Prize goes to UN World Food Programme

The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme (WFP), won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in areas affected by conflict...

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U.N. World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

U.N. World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize

The United Nations food agency, the World Food Program (WFP), won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday (October 9) for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in conflict-affected..

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UN: Antonio Guterres says Libya's peace at stake, urges ceasefire [Video]

UN: Antonio Guterres says Libya's peace at stake, urges ceasefire

Questioning the commitment to peace in Libya - the UN secretary-general challenges countries defying an arms embargo.

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COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan chairs WHO Executive Board special session [Video]

COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan chairs WHO Executive Board special session

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan presided over World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board special session on COVID-19 response on October 05. Harsh Vardhan presided the meeting via a virtual..

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Madagascar PM inaugurates solar plant at Indian embassy on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary [Video]

Madagascar PM inaugurates solar plant at Indian embassy on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary

Prime Minister of Madagascar, Christian Ntsay inaugurated the solar power plant at the Embassy of India, Antananarivo on the occasion of the 151th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Oct 02. Many..

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Need to practice non-violence as potent weapon for truth: Indian envoy to UN [Video]

Need to practice non-violence as potent weapon for truth: Indian envoy to UN

India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations TS Tirumurti attended the virtual commemoration of International Day of Non-Violence. He said that non-violence is and will always be directly..

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India has moved from paradigm of women's development to women-led development: Smriti Irani at UN [Video]

India has moved from paradigm of women's development to women-led development: Smriti Irani at UN

Union Cabinet Minister for Textiles and Women, Child Development Smriti Z Irani attended United Nations meeting on 25th year of 4th World Conference on Women. She said, "In India, we recognise..

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India slams Pakistan at UNHRC on issue of terrorism [Video]

India slams Pakistan at UNHRC on issue of terrorism

India slammed Pakistan on the issue of terrorism at United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on October 01. He also raised the situation of minorities, women rights, children rights,..

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Makeshift migrant camps grow outside Bosnian towns [Video]

Makeshift migrant camps grow outside Bosnian towns

The migrants have built tents in the forests after local authorities in the northwestern Krajina region decided last month to start pushing them away from urban areas, even kicking them out of the..

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‚ÄėBalochistan facing pandemic of impunity‚Äô: Activist exposes Pakistan at UNHRC [Video]

‚ÄėBalochistan facing pandemic of impunity‚Äô: Activist exposes Pakistan at UNHRC

Activist Munir Mengal has exposed Pakistan’s atrocities in Balochistan during his speech at the UNHRC. Her said that enforced disappearances continue unabated and with absolute impunity. He added..

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Baloch activist raises issue at UN, says 'Balochistan facing pandemic of impunity' [Video]

Baloch activist raises issue at UN, says 'Balochistan facing pandemic of impunity'

While speaking at the 45th session of the Human Rights Council, Baloch activist and President of Baloch Voice Association, Munir Mengal urged the UN working body on enforced disappearances to take..

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