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United Nations Security Council: One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international security
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and security, recommending the admission of new UN members to the General Assembly, and approving any changes to the UN Charter. Its powers include establishing peacekeeping operations, enacting international sanctions, and authorizing military action. The UNSC is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions on member states.

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India calls Pakistan 'safe havens for terror entities' ahead of FATF test [Video]

India calls Pakistan 'safe havens for terror entities' ahead of FATF test

As global anti-terror watchdog FATF reviews Pakistan's performance in curbing terror-financing, India on Thursday said the neighbouring country continues to provide safe havens to terror entities as..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:58Published
At A Strained UN Security Council Meeting, China Ambassador Lets Fly At US [Video]

At A Strained UN Security Council Meeting, China Ambassador Lets Fly At US

The United States appears to be getting on China's very last nerve. That is, if the remarks made by China's Ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday truly reflects Beijing's sentiments. According..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published
European think-tank exposes Pakistan at UN for harbouring terrorists [Video]

European think-tank exposes Pakistan at UN for harbouring terrorists

The European Foundation for South Asian Studies, a think-tank based in Amsterdam has exposed Pakistan for harbouring terrorists in its territory during the ongoing 45th Session of the UN Human Rights..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:31Published
Watch: PM Modi's programme at UN General Assembly amid Covid [Video]

Watch: PM Modi's programme at UN General Assembly amid Covid

India's Permanent Representative to United Nations TS Tirumurti spoke on the upcoming General Assembly session. Tirumurti said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address will be the highlight of..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 05:29Published
India taking all possible steps to ensure safety of Kulbhushan Jadhav: MEA [Video]

India taking all possible steps to ensure safety of Kulbhushan Jadhav: MEA

Islamabad High Court gave India opportunity to appoint a counsel for Kulbhushan Jadhav, according to Pakistan Media. Islamabad High Court adjourned further hearing of the matter till October 6...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:37Published

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