President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., watch, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (Andrew Harnik)

Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’

The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle... Read more »

PM Oli speaks at the 73rd UNGA

Prime Minister K P Oli took to the stage and addressed the 73rd United Nations General Assembly at New York yesterday. The theme for the 73rd UNGA is ‘Making the United Nations Relevant... Read more »

Nepal always avoids caveats:PM Oli

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said Nepal has always avoided caveats as it has detrimental impact on mandate implementation and performance because it compromises much needed operational autonomy. In his address... Read more »

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, aged 80, passes away

Former UN Secretary-General, a respected diplomat,and a Nobel Peace Prize winner for his humanitarian efforts, Kofi Annan has passed away. He is said to have died in Switzerland, Saturday morning after a short... Read more »

YES, the U.N is low on cash; NO, it is not because Trump has kept his threats

Chief of United Nations Antonio Guterres has warned staff the global body is running out of cash, and urged member states to pay what they owe. Guterres said in a letter sent... Read more »

The United States may pull out of UN Human Rights Council over ‘anti-Israel biasness’

A Reuters report has stated that United States may withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing other  member nations of ‘chronic anti-Israel biasness’. “Talks with the United States over how... Read more »

Nepal elected Chair of the Committee of Conferences for UNGA

Nepal has been elected as Chair of the Committee of Conferences, a permanent subsidiary organ of the United Nations General Assembly Nepal has served as member of this Committee several times in... Read more »