Sunday, 25 August , 2019

UN

All countries (except US and Israel) for lifting the embargo of...

In a historic step toward lifting the blockade on Cuba, the United States abstained Wednesday in the United Nations General Assembly vote, unanimously calling for the end of the Cold War measure for the 25th consecutive year. "The United States has always voted against this resolution," said U.S. representative to the U.N. Samantha Power. "Today, the United States will abstain."

Government austerity policy a breach of international human rights, says UN...

By Caroline Mortimer The British Government's austerity policies are a breach of international human rights, a new report by the UN has warned. The UN Committee on Economic, Social...

UN Team Heard Claims of ‘Staged’ Chemical Attacks

United Nations investigators encountered evidence that alleged chemical weapons attacks by the Syrian military were staged by jihadist rebels and their supporters, but still decided to blame the government for two incidents in which chlorine was allegedly dispersed via improvised explosives dropped by helicopters.

U.S. financial regulations increase starvation among Syria’s children

By FRANKLIN LAMB Beirut As of May 15, 2016, according to Save the Children and an assortment of UN agencies and NGO’s, nearly 7 million people...

Evo asks the UN to dissolve the DEA and close the...

Wherever there is presence of the DEA and the conclaves of the US army, crime expands, as does the privatisation of public goods, drug-related...

The drums of war are heard again in the Sahara, 25...

  By José Antonio Bautista The refugee crisis, Obama’s visit to Cuba and the attack on Brussels are eclipsing a major problem for Spain: the Polisario...