Friday, June 5, 2020

Tag: UN

Somalia President Requests UN Sanctions Be Lifted...

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Eritrea and Somalia have agreed to restore diplomatic relations, both countries announced Monday in another thaw in the restive Horn...

America First: U.S. Aid To Needy Countries...

Depending on whom you ask, you’ll likely get a diversity of responses when asking for a functional definition of our current Western notion of...

Congress: Obama Administration to Blame for Haitian...

A bipartisan group of 158 members of Congress has accused the Obama administration of a failure of leadership over the cholera scandal in Haiti,...

UN Votes to Give Ethiopia a Temporary...

Ethiopia has won a seat on the United Nations Security Council following an overwhelming vote of 185 out of the 193-member General Assembly of...

UN Leader Concerned Haiti’s Prolonged Elections Could...

As Haiti holds elections and transitions leaders, UN leader Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expresses concern for the nation during this election. United Nations Secretary-General Ban...

Guyana’s President Accuses Venezuela of Inflaming Border...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Guyana's president says Venezuela is inflaming a border dispute by claiming territory in his country where one of South America's largest...

Sudan Expels Two UN Officials; President Moves...

Sudan has ordered two senior United Nations officials to leave, UN sources said, in what appeared to be an escalation of President Omar al-Bashir's...

UN Commemoration of the Transatlantic Slave Trade...

NEW YORK -- The United Nations took one more step on Friday toward constructing a permanent commemoration to the horrors of the transatlantic slave...

Aristide Supporters Clash With UN Peacekeepers in...

U.N. peacekeepers in Haiti clashed with supporters of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince. Dozens of Aristide's supporters had set up barricades...

Powerful Governments and Corporations Target Genocidal Land...

Between 2000 and 2010, a total of 500 million acres of land in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean was acquired or negotiated under deals...

UN Considers Deadly Attack on South Sudan...

The United Nations Security Council said the attack that killed at least 58 people on a U.N. base in South Sudan where thousands of...

Charity Accuses UN of Neglect in South...

The United Nations peacekeeping operation in South Sudan was severely criticized on Wednesday by Doctors Without Borders, the emergency medical charity, over what it...

UN Approves More Peacekeepers For S. Sudan...

The United Nations Security Council has approved plans to almost double the number of  peacekeepers in South Sudan. The 15-member council unanimously authorized on Tuesday...

President Obama: South Sudan on Precipice of...

 United States President Barack Obama has warned that South Sudan is on the "precipice" of a civil war, after clashes in the capital Juba...

Democratic Republic of Congo Rebels Declare Ceasefire

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have declared a ceasefire in their conflict with the army. There was no immediate reaction from the...

Angola Backs End of US Embargo On...

The Angolan government appealed Tuesday to the United States to end the economic, trade and financial embargo on Cuba, indicating that the impact on...

Jamaica to Back Cuba at UN; Calls...

When the United Nations General Assembly meets on October 29, Jamaica will again join more than 180 countries around the world that will ask...

UN Envoy Meets With Guyana, Venezuela on...

A United Nations envoy has presented a plan to move forward the long-standing border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela. According to a note today from...

France to Send More Troops Into Central...

France will boost its troops presence in the Central African Republic by the end of the year under a forthcoming U.N. resolution to help...

UN Sued Over Haiti Cholera Epidemic

A court case has been launched in New York over thousands of deaths in Haiti blamed on sewage discharge from United Nations' barracks. Victims of...

Africa Must Benefit From its Mineral Resources

Africa’s political economy is deeply ingrained with its history of the exploitation and mismanagement of its mineral and natural resources. More than 500 years after...