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Russia not to take part in talks to amend Iran n-deal

Moscow, Oct 22

Russia has said it is confident that Iran is fulfilling all its obligations under a multilateral agreement on its nuclear programme and will not take part in any talks on amending the deal.

UNSC condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

United Nations, Oct 22

The UN Security Council on Saturday condemned "in the strongest terms" Friday's terrorist attack in El-Wahat desert in Egypt, where a large number of policemen were killed and injured.

UNSC condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

United Nations, Oct 19

The Security Council on Wednesday condemned "the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks" carried out by the Taliban in various provinces of Afghanistan.

UN Peacekeeping chief concerned over situation in South Sudan

United Nations, Oct 18

UN Undersecretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has expressed concern over the dire security and humanitarian situation in South Sudan.

EU adopts total ban policy on investment in N. Korea

Brussels, Oct 16

The European Union (EU) on Monday adopted a total ban policy on EU investment in North Korea, in a bid to ratchet up economic pressure on the Northeast Asia country over its ongoing nuclear and ballistic missile programme.

Putin signs decree to impose restrictions on Pyongyang

Moscow, Oct 16

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed a decree to impose a number of bans on North Korea in compliance with the UN Security Council Resolution 2321, a post on Russia's legal document portal said on Monday.

Issues with Iran, including oil payments, resolved: Jaitley

Washington, Oct 15

Most of India's pending issues with Iran, especially those relating to payment for import of Iranian oil, have been resolved, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.

EU leaders committed to Iran nuclear deal, concerned over's Trump decision

Brussels, Oct 14

European Union (EU) leaders have voiced their commitment to the Iran nuclear deal and its full implementation by all sides, despite US President Donald Trump's decision to decertify Iran's compliance with the deal.

EU leaders committed to Iran nuclear deal, concerned over Trump's decision

Brussels, Oct 14

European Union (EU) leaders have voiced their commitment to the Iran nuclear deal and its full implementation by all sides, despite US President Donald Trump's decision to decertify Iran's compliance with the deal.

UNSC must push Myanmar to let refugees return: Kofi Annan

United Nations, Oct 14

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has asked the deadlocked Security Council to push the Myanmar government to allow the Rohingya refugees sheltered in Bangladesh to return home in safety and with dignity.

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