United Nations

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Palestinian foreign ministry laments US decision to leave Unesco over anti-Israel bias

Palestinians 'lament' US decision to leave Unesco over anti-Israel bias

Palestinians 'lament' US decision to leave Unesco over anti-Israel bias

A spokesperson for Palestine has said Unesco will survive and continue independence and professionalism

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea situation

Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea crisis

Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea crisis

The US President condemned his predecessor for not doing more to curb the country's nuclear weapons development

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

United Nations condemns lack of humanitarian access to Rohingya muslims in Myanmar

United Nations condemns lack of humanitarian access to Rohingya muslims in Myanmar

United Nations condemns lack of humanitarian access to Rohingya in Myanmar

UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said it was 'unacceptable' humanitarian workers were having difficulty getting to Myanmar's Rakhine State

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex relationships

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex relationships

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex couples

Despite the US voting against the resolution it still passed by 27 vote to 13, seven countries abstained

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Egypt 'ordered 30,000 grenades from North Korea'

Egypt 'ordered 30,000 grenades from North Korea'

Egypt 'ordered 30,000 grenades from North Korea'

The alleged plan to give the grenades to the Egyptian army was foiled by the US

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Washington denies declaring war on North Korea as crisis escalates

Washington denies declaring war on North Korea as crisis escalates

Washington denies declaring war on North Korea as crisis escalates

The regime in Pyongyang said on Monday a tweet from Donald Trump was tantamount to a declaration of war

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

United Nations estimates $200 million is needed for Rohingya refugees

United Nations estimates $200 million needed for Rohingya refugees

United Nations estimates $200 million needed for Rohingya refugees

The UN says the estimate is for just six months, as many Rohingya Muslims flee violence in Myanmar

North Korea threatens new hydrogen bomb test in response to US sanctions

Donald Trump says 'madman' Kim Jong-un 'will be tested like never before'

Donald Trump says 'madman' Kim Jong-un 'will be tested like never before'

Trump sends another provocative tweet after North Korea threatens hydrogen bomb test

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

North Korea: ''Donald Trump could reach breaking point and attack North Korea to satisfy his ego'

'Donald Trump could snap and attack North Korea just to massage his ego'

'Donald Trump could snap and attack North Korea just to massage his ego'

Asian security expert Chris Ogden says wiping out North Korea may be something Donald Trump personally desires

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Boris Johnson backs down from resignation brink with new Cabinet truce

Boris Johnson backs down from resignation with new Cabinet truce

Boris Johnson backs down from resignation with new Cabinet truce

The Foreign Secretary had indicated he would resign if his Brexit vision - outlined by his article in The Daily Telegraph - did not occur

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Theresa May and Boris Johnson to meet in New York to discuss Brexit article

Theresa May and Boris Johnson to meet in New York to discuss Brexit article

Theresa May and Boris Johnson to meet in New York to discuss Brexit article

The Foreign Secretary caused controversy with an article written for the Daily Telegraph over the weekend

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

'If North Korea hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

'If North Korea actually hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

'If North Korea hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

Professor Scott Lucas says the North Korean missile launch is a blunt response to UN sanctions

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

he wants to be attacked to deflect all of the problems away from himself and get the people behind him

North Korea: 'Kim Jong-un wants to be attacked to deflect problems away from himself' claims former MoD director

'Kim Jong-un wants to be attacked to deflect problems away from himself'

Chris Parry spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the ongoing crisis with North Korea

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Pungyye-Ri - into the nuclear facility behind North Korea's illegal tests

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

A recent device was tested at the site, which created an earthquake able to be felt in Russia and China

North Korea: Donald Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player, says expert

Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player - expert

Dr John Nilson-Wright spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the escalating tension following a major nuclear test in North Korea

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea nuclear test

North Korea nuclear test prompts UN Security Council emergency meeting

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea

The test took place on Monday, and the artificial earthquake caused by it reportedly affected Russia and China

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

James Mattis denies reports he contradicted Donald Trump

James Mattis denies reports he contradicted Donald Trump

James Mattis denies reports he contradicted Donald Trump

The US Secretary of Defense called the reports 'ludicrous'

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Dandong Zhicheng, which allegedly bought North Korean coal, and four related front companies that were used to buy North Korean coal with U.S. dollars, according to a judge’s order authorizing the warrants

US prosecutors to impose measures on Chinese firms involved with North Korea

US prosecutors to impose measures on Chinese firms involved with North Korea

The move comes as a signal for Beijing to step up the pressure on Pyongyang as the nuclear crisis carries on

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Migration crisis will be 'a catastrophe if Europeans don't have societal fortitude to maintain our laws', says author

Douglas Murray attacks 'hypocrites' Lily Allen and Nicola Sturgeon over migrant crisis

Douglas Murray attacks 'hypocrites' Lily Allen and Nicola Sturgeon on migration

Murray told Julia Hartley-Brewer that migrants are complicit in human trafficking and we are headed for catastrophe if we don't take action

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

US bunker sales rise as North Korea tensions increase

US bunker sales soar as North Korea tensions increase

US bunker sales soar as North Korea tensions increase

Rising S Bunkers have announced that its sales have risen by roughly 90%

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

US calls for United Nations to investigate Hezbollah

US calls for United Nations to investigate Hezbollah

US calls for United Nations to investigate Hezbollah

The US ambassador to the UN says she wants UNIFIL to increase commitment to investigating violations

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

South Korea to seek military talks with North Korea to ease tension after missile tests

South Korea to seek military talks with North Korea to ease tension after missile tests

South Korea to seek military talks with North Korea to ease tension

The tensions have been rising ever since the regime in Pyongyang tested its first intercontinental missile

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Car bomb detonation near Aleppo kills four people

Car bomb detonation near Aleppo kills four people

Car bomb detonation near Aleppo kills four people

A Syrian Civil Defence official claims the bomb exploded near a school in Azaz

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Anwar Gargash, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations, Al-Jazeera, Anti-semitism, Discrimination, Qatar

Al-Jazeera accused of anti-Semitism and inciting religious hatred by UAE minister

Al-Jazeera accused of anti-Semitism and inciting religious hatred

United Arab Emirates' foreign affairs minister Anwar Gargash claims Al-Jazeera incites hostility, violence and discrimination

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Kim Jong-un says missile test was gift to Americans on their independence day

Kim Jong-un says missile test was 'gift to American b*****ds' on independence day

Kim Jong-un says missile test was 'gift to American b*****ds'

Korea Central News Agency says the leader thinks America is ignoring warnings and is testing North Korea's determination

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

The US Secretary of State made clear US policy in relation to Iran was to 'reduce its hegemony' over the Middle East

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

The announcement of sticking with the agreement was made clear by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovitch

Donald Trump widely condemned for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

Donald Trump widely condemned for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

Trump blasted for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

The US President said he was pulling out of the agreement to protect US jobs

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris climate change agreement

Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris climate change agreement

Reports have claimed the US president looks set to withdraw from the global agreement, which many have said would be a 'serious mistake'

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

United Nations spokesman calls for mistreatment of Palestinian prisoners to end

UN urges Israel to end mistreatment of Palestinian prisoners

UN urges Israel to end mistreatment of Palestinian prisoners

Michael Lynk, a special rapporteur for human rights in the occupied Palestinian Territory, urged Israel to abide by international law

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Italian police have the situation under control after an explosion hit the centre of Rome

Explosion hits centre of Rome, reports suggest letter bomb

Explosion hits centre of Rome, reports suggest letter bomb

There are no reported fatalities in the incident, and the police have said the situation is under control

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Saudi women to be able to get state services without male consent

Saudi Arabia relaxes laws on women and allows them to apply for state services without male consent

Saudi women to be able to get state services without male consent

Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to apply for government services without the permission of their male guardians under a new decree

North Korea claims CIA and South Korean intelligence tried to assassinate Kim Jong-un

North Korea claims CIA plotted to assassinate Kim Jong-un

North Korea claims CIA plotted to assassinate Kim Jong-un

The state claims an attempt on the leader's life with a 'bio-chemical substance' was made by the US and South Korea

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Euro 2024: Germany and Turkey told human rights are 'important' for bids to be considered

After Russia and Qatar World Cup awards, soccer tournament bidders told to focus on human rights

Germany and Turkey told human rights are 'important' for Euro 2024 bids

Specific criteria for human and labour rights, as well as anti-corruption measures, will be a deciding factor for who wins the hosting gig

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Human rights groups outraged after Saudi Arabia is elected to UN women's rights commission

Human rights groups outraged after Saudi Arabia elected to UN women's rights commission

Saudi Arabia causes outrage as it's elected to UN women's rights commission

Saudi Arabia segregates men and women who aren't related and does not allow women to drive

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Documents claim the Allies were aware of the Holocaust more than two years before assumed historical date

Churchill was aware of the Holocaust over two years earlier than previously thought, documents show

Documents claim Allies were aware of Holocaust two years before assumed date

New documents suggest Allied commanders knew of Nazi atrocities in 1942

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Syria: 'Vladimir Putin knows his forces are no match for the Americans', says former soldier

Former Nato chief plays down World War Three talk: 'Putin knows his force is no match for Trump's'

Former Nato commander plays down talk of World War Three

Russia and Iran have pledged to 'respond with force' if their own 'red lines' are crossed in Syria, but Hamish de Bretton-Gordon believes Vladimir Putin knows his army can't take on America's

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Turkish media reports autopsy shows chemical weapons were used in Syria Idlib attacks

Turkish media: autopsy shows chemical weapons were used in Syria Idlib attacks

Autopsy shows chemical weapons were used in Idlib, claims Turkish media

More than 70 people died in two attacks on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun, and a Turkish minister has confirmed the use of chemical weapons

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

United Nations and Palestinians criticise Israel for new West Bank settlement plans

United Nations and Palestinians blast Israel for new West Bank settlement plans

UN, Palestinians blast Israel for new West Bank settlement plans

Israel has announced plans to create a new settlement in the West Bank, however the United Nations has condemned the decision, claiming it threatens peace

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse, tweets picture of wrecked control room

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse, tweets picture of wrecked control room

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse

Terror group has reportedly told local residents to evacuate their homes due to damage sustained by the dam

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Muslim minorities in Myanmar subjected to torture, claims UN official

Muslim minorities in Myanmar being tortured, claims UN official

Muslim minorities in Myanmar being tortured, claims UN official

The special rapporteur for human rights from the UN in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, told the BBC the police and military are guilty of committing 'crimes against humanity' against the Muslim minority

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

David Beckham accused of changing UNICEF Downing Street visit for tax reasons

David Beckham accused of changing Unicef Downing Street visit for tax reasons

David Beckham accused of changing Unicef Downing Street visit for tax reasons

The visit was due to take place in 2012, and was allegedly postponed by the star for 'tax purposes'

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange makes appeal for UK and Swedish governments to restore his liberty

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange urges UK, Swedish governments to 'restore his liberty'

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange makes appeal to restore his liberty

The journalist has been living in Ecuador's London embassy for over four years, believing he will be extradited to the US to face questioning over Wikileaks

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

The former Liberal Democrat leader said it was a priority for the West to prevent a repeat of the Srebrenica massacre in the city

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Wonder Woman is dropped as a UN ambassador after just two months

Wonder Woman sacked as a UN ambassador after just two months

Wonder Woman sacked as a UN ambassador after just two months

Wonder Woman has been removed from her position as an honorary ambassador to the United Nations, despite being appointed just two months ago

Syria: Ban Ki-moon 'alarmed' over reports of Aleppo atrocities

Syrian rebels claim Assad troops burning women and children alive in Aleppo

Syrian rebels claim Assad troops burning women and children alive in Aleppo

Troops loyal to Bashar Al-Assad are poised to retake rebel-held parts of the city

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

Peter Tatchell on why he interrupted Jeremy Corbyn and the issues in Syria

'I support Jeremy Corbyn but Labour haven't done enough on Syria': Peter Tatchell reveals why he disrupted Labour leader's speech

Peter Tatchell on why he interrupted Jeremy Corbyn over Syria

The leading activist insisted that the Labour leader needs to take more action to aid civilians in Aleppo

Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

'Britain has caused more mayhem and misery in the Middle East than Russia has', says journalist Rod Liddle

Rod Liddle tells George Galloway: Clowns like Boris Johnson are leading us into suicidal war with Putin

Rod Liddle attacks 'idiot' Boris Johnson over 'suicidal' Putin provocation

Russia has lost its bid to be a part of the United Nations Human Rights Council, losing its seat to Hungary and Croatia

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for breaches of humanitarian law in new interview

LISTEN Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for 'acting with impunity' in Aleppo

Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for 'acting with impunity' in Aleppo

The MP for Sutton Coldfield was speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the situation in Syria

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Andrew Mitchell MP compares Russian actions in Syria to the Nazis in the 1930s

LISTEN MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

The MP for Sutton Coldfield and former Secretary of State for International Development didn't hold back on Russia

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Haiti - issue is accessing worst-hit areas after Hurricane Matthew, says support worker

Hurricane Matthew: Haiti rescuers facing 'landslides, shattered buildings and collapsed bridges'

Haiti - issue is accessing worst-hit areas after Hurricane Matthew

Oenone Chadburn, the humanitarian director at Tearfund, reveals the huge challenge facing rescue workers

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

UK will ratify UN global climate change agreement by 2016's end, says PM

UK will remain part of global climate change fight after Brexit, says Theresa May

UK will remain part of global climate change fight after Brexit, says May

Theresa May assured a summit of world leaders at the United Nations that the UK remains a global player

US claims Russia is responsible for Syrian aid convoy attack

US claims Russia is responsible for Syrian aid convoy attack

US claims Russia is responsible for Syrian aid convoy attack

The US has claimed Russia is responsible for the attack on an aid convoy in Syria on Monday, which the International Committee of the Red Cross has claimed killed around 20 civilians

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

UN Summit: 'Moderate resettlement programs are a very good idea', says migration correspondent

UN Summit: 'Moderate resettlement programs are a very good idea', says migration correspondent

Migration correspondant urges leaders to use moderate resettlement programs

The United Nations summit for refugees and migrants continues today in New York

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