India has played a vital and long-standing role in helping the people of Nepal and also in supporting the efforts of the United Nations across the South Asian region, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says.
The impact of an earthquake last year on the Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear power plant in Japan caused no major harm to safety equipment, the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said today.
Five Indonesians living in the west of Java, the most populous island in the Asian archipelago, have become the latest human fatalities from avian influenza, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed.
As part of his ongoing efforts to promote democratic change in Myanmar, the United Nations envoy to the South-East Asian nation today wrapped up consultations in New Delhi with Indian officials, who assured him of their continuing support.
The top United Nations envoy to Nepal strongly condemned today’s bomb attack at a rally promoting the upcoming Constituent Assembly elections, saying violence and intimidation are inconsistent with the country’s transition to democracy.