US and 10 countries condemn North Korean missile launch

United Nations, Mar 8 The United States and 10 other countries on Monday condemned North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch and urged the UN Security Council to respond, saying its inaction erodes the credibility of the UN’s most powerful body and undermines global efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons. US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield […]

Nearly 200 students from Karnataka stranded in Ukraine’s Kharkiv

Bengaluru, Mar 3  Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday spoke to students from the state stranded in war-torn Ukraine and assured them of all possible efforts towards safely evacuating them back to home. According to the Chief Minister’s office, about 200 students from the state are stranded in besieged city of Kharkiv. Bommai spoke […]

UN says at least 227 civilians dead in Ukraine

Geneva, Mar 3 (AP) The UN human rights office says 227 civilians have been killed and another 525 injured in its latest count of the toll in Ukraine in the wake of Russia’s military invasion that began a week ago. The office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says the tally eclipses the entire […]

UN Assembly to vote on resolution demanding Russia stop war

By Edith M Lederer United Nations, Mar 2 (AP) Country after country, from Europe’s economic powerhouse to a tiny Pacific island nation, have lined up to lash out at Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and urge support for a UN resolution demanding an immediate halt to Moscow’s offensive and withdrawal of all Russian troops. Russian President Vladimir […]