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Pakistan must shut down terror machinery operating on its soil: PM

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United Nations: In a hard-hitting speech, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday asked Pakistan to shut down "terrorist machinery" on its soil while making it clear that there can "never, ever" be

Two Indians among 7 girls awarded on 'Malala Day'

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United Nations: Two Indians were among the seven young girls honoured with the UN Special Envoy for Global Education's Youth Courage Award for Education as part of 'Malala Day' celebrations at the wo

Malala Yousafzai vows not to be silenced by terrorist attack

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New York: Pakistan teenager Malala Yousafzai told the United Nations on Friday that she would not be silenced by terrorist threats, in her first public speech since being shot by the Taliban.
"They t

Afridi champions Pakistan flood victims

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Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi lent his support Friday to millions of people suffering from consecutive years of flooding, promising to continue to raise funds and awareness for their plight.


Abbas wins UN 'birth certificate' for Palestine state


The UN General Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly voted to make Palestine a non-member state, inflicting a major diplomatic defeat on the United States and Israel.

The victory for president Mahmud A

Videos show Syria soldiers 'kill prisoners, mutilate bodies'

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A Syrian rights group on Saturday released videos of pro-regime fighters apparently killing prisoners and cutting ears from bodies, after a video showing rebels executing soldiers raised international

One in eight people in world still hungry: UN


One in eight people worldwide still suffers from chronic hunger, the UN's food agency said on Tuesday, describing the figure as "unacceptable" and warning that the fight against hunger was slowing dow

Syria: UN Council members support 'terrorism'


Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem accused some U.N. Security Council members Monday of supporting 'terrorism' in a speech colored by conspiratorial undertones that clearly aimed at the United S

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

People of Kashmir have peacefully chosen their destiny: Mathai


India has rebutted Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's remarks on Kashmir at the United Nations, asserting that the Kashmiri people have 'peacefully chosen their destiny' in accordance with democ

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