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UN chief calls for respecting all religions in aftermath of killing of Hindu; says freedom of expression also very important

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for “full respect for all religions” in the aftermath of the daylight killing of a Hindu tailor in Udaipur, India, reportedly by two men in retaliation for his social media post supporting suspended ruling BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her comments that were seen as derogatory to Islam and Prophet Mohammed

India says civilian deaths in Russian mall attack in Ukraine ‘deeply disturbing’; UN condemns ‘depravity’

New Delhi has given financial assistance as well as foodgrains to countries affected by the conflict, he said. In the last two months, it had sent 1.8 million tonnes of wheat to several countries including Afghanistan, Myanmar, Sudan and Yemen and was helping Sri Lanka, he added

Ending terrorism is only way for Pakistan to help Kashmiris, says India, as Pakistan calls for urgent ‘humanitarian assistance’ for Kashmiris

Exercising the right of reply, Birdi said, “The union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were, are and will always remain integral part of India. This includes the areas that are under the illegal occupation of Pakistan”

India says combating religiophobias selective; hatred against non-Abrahamic religions cannot be ignored

UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shaid of the Maldives said, “Cyberspace and social media together with the proliferation of disinformation and fake news have aggravated the effects of hate speech to unprecedented heights”.

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Guterres invokes 'spirit of Gandhi' to seek community reconciliation in Delhi

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Guterres 'very saddened' by Delhi violence

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UN chief following Delhi clashes

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Sri Lanka briefs UNHRC president on decision to withdraw from resolution

Ahead of the upcoming 43rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) scheduled to commence on Monday, Sri Lanka's Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha briefed the President of the UNHRC, Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger on the decision of the Sri Lankan government to withdraw its co-sponsorship of resolution on ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’.

UNDP launches UN Bangla font in Bangladesh

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bangladesh celebrated the International Mother Language Day by launching the UN Bangla font and  Bangla version of the Human Development Report 2019

UN ready to work with future Afghan administration

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Guterres impressed by interfaith harmony at Kartarpur gurdwara

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that his visit to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartapur was a “very emotional moment

UN chief visits Kartarpur gurdwara in Pakistan

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday visited Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan's Narowal district.

UN chief thanks Pakistan for giving 'full access' to UNMOGIP in Kashmir

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres met Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ)

Improvement in security situation in Pakistan 'absolutely remarkable', says UN chief

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday termed the improved security situation of Pakistan as "absolutely remarkable", noting that Islamabad, which looked like a "fortress" a few years back had now become a family station for the world body's staff, Dawn reported.

Security Council resolutions on Kashmir need to be implemented, says UN Chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the Security Council resolutions on Kashmir have to implemented – and although he did not make a reference to it, the main resolution requires Pakistan to withdraw from the areas it occupies

UN chief urges world to 'show similar leadership as Pakistan has shown'

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged the world to show similar leadership as Pakistan has shown in standing with refugees, The Express Tribune reported.

UN Secretary General arrives in Pakistan

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres who arrived in Pakistan on Sunday called Pakistan one of the most consistent and reliable contributors to UN peacekeeping efforts around the world.

India denounces double standards in dealing with injustices of colonialism

India has denounced the double standards of the western nations that now preach transitional justice in post-conflict situations but do not deal similarly with the historical injustices of colonialism from which they benefited.

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