Tags » United Nations

UNITED NATIONS: #UN condemns IS barbarity in Iraq

NEW YORK: The UN Security Council has condemned what it described as the latest “barbaric terrorist acts” in Iraq by Islamic State militants, including the destruction of priceless religious and cultural artefacts. 91 more words

UNITED NATIONS:

UNITED NATIONS: #UN climate panel prepares for new leadership post-Pachauri

After the sudden departure of environmentalist Rajendra K. Pachauri as chairperson of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN climate panel is preparing for a new leadership and plans on another assessment of climate science. 58 more words

UNITED NATIONS:

UNITED NATIONS: #UN celebrates life of Kenyan scholar, author Ali Mazrui

Mwalimu Ali Mazrui was hailed as one of Africa’s greatest scholars at an event on Tuesday at United Nations headquarters.

Kenya’s UN mission organised the remembrance on the day that would have marked Prof Mazrui’s 82nd birthday. 65 more words

UNITED NATIONS:

UNITED NATIONS: #UN plans decision in August on mass Ebola vaccine program

BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says a decision will be made in August whether to recommend a program of mass vaccination against Ebola in affected countries. 35 more words

UNITED NATIONS:

UNITED NATIONS: #UN condemns Islamic State's 'barbaric terrorist acts' in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned what it described as the latest “barbaric terrorist acts” in Iraq by Islamic State militants, including the destruction of priceless religious and cultural artifacts. 47 more words

UNITED NATIONS:

UNITED NATIONS: #UN Chief Condemns Boko Haram's Use of Children as Suicide Bombers

UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned Boko Haram’s militant group’s terrorist attacks including children suicide bombers, and offered support for the regional Multinational Joint Task Force to combat the group. 51 more words

UNITED NATIONS:

UNITED NATIONS: Strange Planes Landing (Likely U.N.) At US Air Force Bases

At this point I don’t think it comes down to optimism or pessimism. It comes down to math, and common sense. Many people should read the content in the links provided after the article, to give you some idea just how dire things have become in the United States. 108 more words

UNITED NATIONS: