Free Press Journal
  • Pak undermines India’s territorial integrity through terror, UN told

    United Nations : Pakistan’s focus for decades has been to undermine India’s territorial integrity through the “explicit use of terrorism” as a state policy, New Delhi said in a stern response after Islamabad raked up the Kashmir issue at the UN.

  • Atal, first Indian leader to address UNGA in Hindi

    United Nations : Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the first External Affairs Minister to deliver a speech in Hindi at the UN General Assembly, effectively raised India’s stand on key issues like nuclear disarmament, state-sponsored terrorism and reforms at the world body.

  • ‘One-time shot’ for peace with North Korea: Trump

    La Malbaie (Canada) : US President Donald Trump predicted on Sunday that he would know within a minute of meeting Kim Jong Un whether his “one-time shot” at peace with the rNorth Korean leade had a chance of succeeding.

  • UN’s peace building efforts struggling due to inadequate funding, says India

    United Nations : Highlighting that funds available for UN’s peacebuilding efforts are barely one per cent of the annual peacekeeping budget, India has told a high-level meeting here that UN’s peace building efforts are “struggling” due to inadequate funding, a result of genuine political will.

  • Argentina’s G20 Sherpa, Pedro Villagra Delgado: Women’s empowerment needed for care system to scale up’

    The G20 group of nations, currently presided over by Argentina, has been among the opinion leaders in global matters. Argentina’s 2030 agenda for sustainable development which was adopted by the UN General Assembly, sets clear targets for different socio-economic concerns. The Free Press Journal connected with Argentina’s G20 Sherpa, Pedro Villagra Delgado who was in Mumbai recently to attend the Geoconomic Dialogue conference, to know the action areas

  • Oppressive regimes cannot last forever: Trump on Iran

    Washington : US President Donald Trump weighed in on protests in Iran on SUnday, warning that the country’s people want change and “oppressive regimes cannot endure forever.”

  • Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem: Morales

    “Guatemala is historically pro-Israeli. In 70 years of relations, Israel has been our ally. We have a Christian way of thinking that, as well as the politics of it, has us  believing that Israel is our ally and we must support it”Guatemala’s President Jimmy Morales .

  • Israel rejects as preposterous vote against Jerusalem at UNGA

    Jerusalem: Israel has rejected as “preposterous” the vote by 127 countries, including India, at the UN General Assembly that opposed the recent decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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    UNGA President holds consultations on ICJ elections

    Washington: UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak has held several rounds of consultations at the UN headquarters in New York ahead of next week’s crucial election to break the deadlock between India and the UK for the last seat at the International Court of Justice.

  • New round of ICJ voting on Monday

    Washington: The UN General Assembly and the Security Council will meet on Monday for a new round of voting for the last seat at the International Court of Justice as the battle between India’s nominee Dalveer Bhandari and Britain’s Christopher Greenwood remained deadlocked. Bhandari and Greenwood, who are seeking re-election at the Hague-based ICJ, are locked in a major battle as 11 rounds of elections held in both the UNGA and UNSC

  • India rules out joining NPT as non-nuclear weapon state

    United Nations: India has ruled out the possibility of joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a non-nuclear weapon state but said it remains “committed” to a unilateral voluntary moratorium on nuclear explosive testing. “The question of India joining the NPT as non- nuclear weapon states (NNWS) does not arise,” Permanent Representative of India to the Conference on Disarmament Amandeep Singh Gill told the UN General Assembly on Thursday.

  • Pyongyang will shower fire on US: N Korea minister

    Pyongyang : North Korea will “shower fire” on the US in response to the threats by its President Donald Trump, the regime’s Foreign Minister has said.

  • Pakistan Minister’s remark on swap offer on Jadhav a lie: India

    New Delhi : India on Friday termed as an “imaginary lie and story” Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif’s claim that an offer was received to swap Indian prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav for a terrorist behind the Army Public School attack in Peshawar in 2014.

  • Don’t blame us for Hafiz Saeed, he was your darling: Pakistan tells US

    New York: Pakistan has told the US that it can’t be blamed for terrorists like Hafiz Saeed, who masterminded the Mumbai terror attack, saying Washington considered such men as “darlings” until a few years ago. Mincing no words at the Asia Society forum here on Tuesday evening, Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said it was very easy to say that Islamabad was floating the Haqqani network as well as