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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may seem detached from the realities ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019 05:01

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place in Tel Aviv from May 12 to 18. It draws ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 21:48

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is a way to eventually rebuild the confidence and economy of ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... Read More

Security Council calls for regional cooperation to fight Somali piracy

editor editor- October 26, 2011 03:42

The Security Council renewed its call today for tougher anti-piracy measures in Somalia and the wider region, urging all countries to adopt laws and cooperate with international organizations to accel Read More

Guatemala, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo elected to Security Council

editor editor- October 24, 2011 03:49

Guatemala, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo will serve as non-permanent members of the 15-member Security Council in 2012-13 after winning their seats during elections held earlier today at United Nations H Read More

9 countries compete in upcoming Security Council elections

editor editor- October 22, 2011 02:57

Nine countries are formally campaigning for elections tomorrow that will decide which States will occupy five non-permanent seats on the Security Council during 2012-13. Read More

Palestinian application referred to UN membership committee

editor editor- September 29, 2011 06:19

The President of the Security Council today referred Palestine’s application to become a United Nations Member State to the committee that deals with the admission of new members. Read More

West African countries call for permanent African seat on Security Council

editor editor- September 28, 2011 08:16

West African countries today called for enlarging the 15-member Security Council to give their continent its due representation on the United Nations body whose decisions are legally binding, as oppos Read More

UN: Eritrea planned massive attack against African Union summit

editor editor- July 29, 2011 04:17

The Eritrean Government planned a massive attack on an African Union meeting held earlier this year, according to a new United Nations report that states that this was just one ... Read More

Security Council supports UN diplomatic efforts in Central Asia

editor editor- July 16, 2011 05:31

The Security Council today reaffirmed its support for the efforts of the United Nations to facilitate dialogue between the countries of Central Asia on regional issues of common concern, including ... Read More

Deiss: Without Security Council reform UN will lose credibility

editor editor- May 17, 2011 02:44

The United Nations will lose its credibility as the pre-eminent international forum if Member States are unable to agree on reforming the size, membership and working methods of the Security ... Read More

Kenya in final stage to freeze Gaddafi’s assets

editor editor- April 18, 2011 05:26

(eTN) - The Grand Regency Hotel in Nairobi, acquired by Gaddafi’s Libya under most controversial circumstances some time ago, is bracing itself to have the "Laico" in the name taken ... Read More

Security Council urges establishment of specialized courts to try pirates

editor editor- April 12, 2011 01:44

Recognizing the need for further steps to boost anti-piracy efforts, the Security Council today decided to urgently consider the establishment of specialized Somali courts to try suspected pirates bot Read More

UN steps up fight against sexual violence in conflict

editor editor- December 18, 2010 06:07

The United Nations has said its Security Council called for perpetrators to be publicly listed and punished with sanctions, thus stepping up its battle against sexual violence in conflicts around ... Read More

UN Security Council praises Seychelles lead against piracy

editor editor- September 2, 2010 03:11

NEW YORK, NY – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in New York has commended Seychelles and Kenya for their lead in prosecuting and imprisoning pirates in the Indian Ocean. Read More