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Boko Haram ‘weakened’ but still committing ‘horrendous’ acts, says UN regional envoy

A wide view of the Security Council Chamber as Special Representative Mohammed Ibn Chambas (on screen), addresses the meeting on threats to international peace and security caused by the extremist group Boko Haram. 831 more words

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Senior UN officials stress need for employment, decent work to achieve sustainable development

Men at work pouring cement on a rooftop. Photo: World Bank/Alex Baluyut

30 March 2015 – Top United Nations officials today underlined the importance for States to create employment opportunities and decent work for all in order to achieve poverty eradication and sustainable development, and to fulfil the objectives of the new UN development agenda. 823 more words

United Nations

Thatcher Expert: The Iron Lady Would Be ‘Appalled’ By Obama

By Ginni Thomas, Contributor , 03/29/2015

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Ginni Thomas

Virginia Thomas, 54, is a special correspondent for the Daily Caller producing videos of emerging leaders and educators in the public square.

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Political

Fearing Russia may be arming Argentina, Britain beefs up Falkland Islands defences

Argentina’s cabinet chief says Britain’s £180m plan to bolster the Falklands’ defences over 10 years is ‘cheap nationalism’ before the 7 May general election

Argentina has branded Britain’s plans to beef up defences in the Falklands a provocation and a pre-election stunt . 264 more words

Russia

U.S., Mexico sign climate deal as Canada stalls on UN emissions bid

OTTAWA – The Harper government is temporarily standing on the sidelines as international negotiations ramp up for a United Nations climate conference at the end of this year. 710 more words

News

Hydro-Diplomacy Enters the Lexicon

The international community must gear up for a new era of “hydro-diplomacy” as the threat of water scarcity risks plunging the world into a period of geopolitical tension and stunted development, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson told delegates gathered at the General Assembly today. 347 more words

Water Scarcity