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UNSC Resolves for Greater Women Participations in Conflict Resolution and Recovery

New York (ABC Live): The UN Security Council today demonstrated renewed determination to put women’s leadership at the centre of all efforts to resolve conflict and promote peace. By unanimous vote, the Council adopted a resolution that sets in place stronger measures to enable women to participate in conflict resolution and recovery, and puts the onus on the Security Council, …

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Ban Ki-moon Hails Decision to Confer Nobel Peace Prize OPCW

ABC Live: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday welcomed the decision to confer the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) The following statement was issued today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: I congratulate the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for being awarded the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.  I extend my warmest …

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UNSC Extends Authorization for ISAF until 31 December 2014 in Afghanistan

ABC Live: in United Nations Security Council 7041st Meeting Welcomed the progress made towards the complete transfer of lead security responsibility in Afghanistan to the country’s Government, the Security Council today extended its authorization of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) until 31 December 2014. Unanimously adopting resolution 2120 (2013) under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Council authorized States participating in ISAF to …

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Manmohan Singh Fly to Brunei for Attending 11th India-ASEAN Summit

New Delhi (ABC Live): Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh proceeded on his visit to Brunei and Indonesia to attend the 11th India-ASEAN Summit and the 8th East Asian Summit on Wednesday Following is the text of the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s departure statement prior to his visit to Brunei and Indonesia today: “I am proceeding today on a …

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United States Loses Four Soldiers in Afghanistan

New Delhi (ABC Live):  US Soldiers in Afghanistan: Four U.S. soldiers were killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan on defense officials said Sunday. The International Security Assistance Force did not identify the nationalities but the four were Americans killed by a bomb in the early hours of Sunday, U.S. defense officials said. Also in southern Afghanistan, a security guard …

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