While Russia and Turkey have shown willingness to keep building their ties, the two nations may face limitations due to their divergence in foreign policy.
Dispute between Taliban and former government envoy over who should speak at UN's annual meeting of world leaders ends up without a speech from Afghanistan.
India's prime minister warned the United Nations that no country should exploit the turmoil in Afghanistan for its own advantage as Haiti leader said migration would not end unless inequality did.
In his speech to the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Imran Khan touched on a range of topics and reserved his harshest words for India, labelling Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government “fascist.”
Israel is "destroying prospect of political settlement based on two-state solution through its illegal settlements in occupied West Bank," Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tells UN General Assembly.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with his counterpart from Pakistan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly , and held talks with ministers of China and Russia.
UN chief Antonio Guterres said "we need to re-think how we see and value food – not simply as a commodity to be traded, but as a right that every person shares," as he warned the Covid-19 pandemic has made the challenge greater.
"Try an innovative way of engaging with them [Taliban]. The way that they were being dealt with has not worked," says Pakistani FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
UN members meet to commemorate Durban World Conference on Racism that was first held in 2001 to raise voices for marginalised communities including Palestinians. Tel Aviv had lobbied for months to stop members from attending the 2021 summit.
Turkey and the US agree to continue strong partnership on Afghanistan, while the UK calls upon China and Russia to agree on a coordinated approach to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a haven for militants.
Flouting the requirement for all attendees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, President Jair Bolsonaro strikes a conciliatory tone on the environment while telling assembled diplomats to look beyond media reports about Brazil.
UN General Assembly meeting convenes with leaders in attendance for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.
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