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Unity vital to world’s future, UN chief says

Unity vital to world’s future, UN chief says

Global leaders speak of progress, integration and jobs in speeches UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for nations to walk the path of unity in 2018 to overcome the challenges facing world peace, as he joined global leaders in delivering New Year’s messages. “Unity is the path. Our future depends on it,” he said on […]

US to make at least $285m cut to UN budget after vote on Jerusalem

US to make at least $285m cut to UN budget after vote on Jerusalem

The US government has announced significant cuts in its United Nations budget obligations for 2018-19 in what will be interpreted as a further ratcheting up of pressure from the Trump administration looking to bend decision-making at the international body to its will. In a statement released over the holiday, the US mission to the United Nations said […]

U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate

U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – The United States announced sanctions on two of North Korea’s most prominent officials behind its ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer to mediate to ease tension between Washington and Pyongyang. The new U.S. steps were the latest in a campaign aimed at forcing North Korea – which has defied […]

Coreia do Norte considera novas sanções “um acto de guerra”

Coreia do Norte considera novas sanções “um acto de guerra”

Regime de Kim Jong-un ameaça países que alinharam com os EUA, o que inclui a Rússia e a China. As mais recentes sanções aprovadas pela ONU contra a Coreia do Norte são um “acto de guerra” e significam um total bloqueio económico, disse este domingo o ministro norte-coreano dos Negócios Estrangeiros, ameaçando castigar os que […]

UN votes resoundingly to reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital

UN votes resoundingly to reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital

The United Nations body’s debate and vote highlighted for a second time in a week the international isolation of the United States over the Jerusalem issue. The United Nations general assembly has delivered a stinging rebuke to Donald Trump, voting by a huge majority to reject his unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The vote […]

Turquia quer abrir embaixada na parte oriental de Jerusalém como capital palestiniana

Turquia quer abrir embaixada na parte oriental de Jerusalém como capital palestiniana

O presidente da Turquia disse este domingo que o seu país planeia abrir uma embaixada em Jerusalém Oriental como capital de um futuro Estado palestiniano, depois dos Estados Unidos terem reconhecido Jerusalém como capital do Estado de Israel. “Já declarámos Jerusalém Oriental como a capital do Estado palestiniano, mas não conseguimos abrir a nossa embaixada, […]

Rwanda Accuses France of Complicity in 1994 Genocide

Rwanda Accuses France of Complicity in 1994 Genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda — The Rwandan government released an independent report on Wednesday accusing French officials of complicity in the 1994 genocide, risking further strains to already icy relations between the two countries. The report, commissioned by the Rwandan government and conducted by a Washington law firm, alleges that French military forces trained their Rwandan counterparts, […]