UN Votes Overwhelmingly To Condemn US Embargo On Cuba

The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly backed a resolution condemning the US economic embargo on Cuba after rejecting proposed US amendments criticising the communist nation on [...]

Peasants’ Rights Declaration Presented Before The UN General Assembly

By Staff, Viacampesina.org -

New York – October 26, 2018 – The “UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas” was presented in the UN headquarters to the Third Committee of the General [...]

Anniversary Of Gaddafi’s Death And The Current Situation In Libya

By Yuriy Zinin, Journal-neo.org -

The seventh anniversary of the killing of the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on October 20, 2011 provides us with an opportunity to reassess those dramatic events which caused a major step [...]

UN Vote On Palestine A Humiliating Defeat For US & its Envoy

By Thalif Deen, Ipsnews.net -

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) - Nikky Haley, the vociferously anti-Palestine US Ambassador to the United Nations, warned member states last year she will “take down names” of those who vote [...]

End Of Hegemony: UN Must Reflect Changing World Order

By Ramzy Baroud, Towardfreedom.org -

There is a rational explanation of why India and Brazil, two countries with vast populations and large and growing economies, are not permanent members of the United Nations Security Council [...]

IPCC Report: Urgent Changes Required To Limit Climate Catastrophe

By Jonathan Watts, The Guardian. -

The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the [...]

UN Court Issues Interim Order To US To Lift Some Iran Sanctions

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

The United Nations' top court has issued an interim order to the United States to lift sanctions linked to humanitarian goods and civil aviation imposed against Iran - a move welcomed by Tehran. [...]

End Of Hegemony: UN Must Reflect Changing World Order

By Ramzy Baroud, Towardfreedom.org -

There is a rational explanation of why India and Brazil, two countries with vast populations and large and growing economies, are not permanent members of the United Nations Security Council [...]

The UN Just Ordered Trump To Ease Sanctions On Iran

By Jessica Corbett, Mintpressnews.com -

“The U.S. of course will disregard the ruling,” says Trita Parsi, “but Iran’s aim likely was to establish that it is the U.S., and not Iran, that is the rogue nation now.” The United Nations’ [...]

Beyond Laughing At Trump, What Happened At The United Nations Last Week

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly is taking place right now. President Trump spoke before the General Assembly and chaired a session of the Security Council last week. While [...]

Trump At The UN: Lies, Damn Lies, & Statistics

By Staff, Jackrasmus.com -

This past week Donald Trump appeared before the United Nations Assembly in New York. In typical Trump style, he immediately launched into bragging about his accomplishments. Like most of his [...]

The World Laughed At Donald Trump

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter -

When U.S. President Donald Trump began his speech at the UN General Assembly, laughter erupted from the hall. “In less than two years,” Trump said, “my administration has accomplished more than [...]

Trump Channels Netanyahu At The U.N., As His Top Policy-Makers Meet With Iran-War-Mongers

By Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss.net -

There is an obvious reason Trump is parroting Netanyahu. Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam are the largest funders of Republicans, ponying up $55 million for the midterm elections. Trump needs [...]

The Renegade President Brings His War To The United Nations

By Benjamin Dangl, Atimes.com -

When US President Donald Trump began his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, he started out in true fashion by touting his own record, saying, “My administration has [...]

Ex-UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Says US Healthcare System Is ‘Morally Wrong’

By Jessica Glenza, Theguardian.com -

The former United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon has denounced the United States’ healthcare system as politically and morally wrong, and urged American leaders to enact publicly financed [...]