The ambassadors of the United States, Britain and France walked out of the U.N. Security Council when Syria's ambassador was called to speak at an emergency meeting they called for in order to demand a halt to the Syrian offensive in Aleppo. The walkout on
British Warplanes Bomb IS To Support Iraqi Push On Mosul
By Menelaos Hadjicostis
Akrotiri, Cyprus -- British Tornado and Typhoon aircraft stationed at a U.K. air base in Cyprus are pounding Islamic State targets ahead of a major offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from IS militants, a senior Royal Air
Mideast 'Quartet' Urges Steps to Resume Peace Talks
By Matthew Lee
The international diplomatic ``quartet'' of Mideast peacemakers is calling once again for Israel and the Palestinians to take steps to resume stalled peace talks. At a meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly on Friday, the top
Washington -- The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says about 10 per cent of the country's population is controlled by the Taliban and at least another 20 per cent is being contested by the insurgents and the Afghan forces.
World Leaders At UN Approve Plan For Refugee Crisis
By Michael Astor
With more people forced to flee their homes than at any time since World War II, global leaders on Monday approved a declaration aimed at providing a more co-ordinated and humane response to the refugee crisis that has strained resources
Exit polls show the Social Democrats and Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Party emerged from Berlin state elections as the strongest two parties, but lost enough support they won't be able to continue a coalition government together.
UN Nuclear Report Notes Iran is Making Sensitive Parts
By George Jahn
Vienna -- The United Nations agency monitoring the nuclear pact between Iran and six world powers reported Thursday that it has found no violations of the deal meant to crimp Tehran's ability to make atomic arms.
United Nations, Jul 21 2016 (IPS) - Although the devastating El Niño of 2015 to 2016 has now subsided, in many parts of Africa, Central America and Southeast Asia rains and harvests are not expected to recover until 2017.
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jul 7 2016 (IPS) - When the financial crisis preceding the Great Recession broke out in late 2008, attention to the previously ignored UN Secretariat’s analytical work was greatly enhanced. This happened as
The Swedish parliament ratified a controversial deal with NATO allowing the bloc to deploy troops in the Nordic country. NATO has been pushing for closer ties with neutral European countries, on the pretext of ‘protection from Russia’.
Rising Air Pollution in World's Cities Hurting Millions
By Jamey Keaten
Geneva -- Almost everyone in large cities in poor and middle-income countries faces excessively high air pollution, a growing problem that is killing more than 3 million people each year and ``wreaking havoc on human health,'' the World Health
Rome, May 11 2016 (IPS) - Desperate, frustrated, and with little hope for the future, on 17h December 2010, the Tunisian Mohamed Bouazizi doused himself in petrol and set himself alight. Thus began the popular revolution
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