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If diplomacy fails, be prepared for anti-Syria action: Obama


A day after a Russia-U.S. agreement on securing and destroying Syria's chemical weapons, US President Barack Obama has said, "if diplomacy fails, be prepared to act against Syria."According to the US

Any action in Syria should be under UN framework: Manmohan Singh


St Petersburg: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that whatever action is required in Syria should be under the UN framework, amid growing pressure on US President Barack Obama rom his Russian co

Syrian forces gassed 1,300: Oppn


Beirut/Amman: Syria's opposition accused President Bashar al-Ass­ad's forces of gas­sing hundreds of people – by one report as many as 1,300 – on Wednesday in what would, if confirmed, be the world’s

Girls throng to school in Swat as Malala addresses UN


When the Pakistani Taliban shot Malala Yousafzai in the head, their message to the world was simple: girls have no right to an education and their dreams of a better future should be crushed.

Syrian rebels used sarin gas: UN


Syrian rebels have made use of the deadly nerve agent sarin in their war-torn country’s conflict, UN human rights investigator Carla del Ponte has said.

India rejects Pakistan's demand for UN probe into soldiers' killing

New Delhi/Islamabad: India on Thursday out rightly rejected Pakistan’s proposal for UN investigation into Tuesday’s incident on Line of Control (LoC) in which two Indian soldiers were killed with the

World observes ‘Malala Day’ today


The United Nations has declared November 10 as 'Malala Day' in honour of Pakistani teeenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban last month for campaigning for girls' education.

Cyberabad cops enter UN mode

The Cyberabad police will henceforth follow high-end security procedures used by the United Nations Department of Safety and Security like testing air, water and food samples collected from venue and

Hyderabad hailed as pharma capital in UN report on cities


According to the State of the World’s Cities 2012/13 Prosperity of Cities report released by the UN, Hyderabad is a pharma capital and ahead in e-governance and seriously engaged in pursuit of sustain

WikiLeaks' Assange mocks Obama via video at UN event


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaking via a choppy video feed from his virtual house arrest in London, lashed out at US President Barack Obama on Wednesday for supporting freedom of speech in the

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