Tag Archive: UN

Abbas: Palestine to go to UN in September

Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, has said that without a renewal of peace talks with Israel, the Palestinians will seek UN recognition. Abbas’s comments, on Wednesday, came a day after a major speech… Continue reading

UN wants new global currency to replace dollar

The dollar should be replaced with a global currency, the United Nations has said, proposing the biggest overhaul of the world’s monetary system since the Second World War. In a radical report, the… Continue reading

Europe ‘On Course’ To Become One Country

DAVID Cameron was under mounting pressure last night to hold a referendum on EU membership amid claims that the Coalition is paving the way for full eurozone financial integration. Tory and Labour MPs… Continue reading

UN security council to consider climate change peacekeeping

A special meeting of the United Nations security council is due to consider whether to expand its mission to keep the peace in an era of climate change. Small island states, which could… Continue reading

Dagong Rating Agency: “The US Has Already Defaulted”

The soundbite of the day comes from AFP which quotes the infamous Chinese Rating Agency Dagong, known for being a little too truthy, which told state media Global Times what everyone already knows… Continue reading

UN alarmed at huge decline in bee numbers

GENEVA (AFP) – The UN on Thursday expressed alarm at a huge decline in bee colonies under a multiple onslaught of pests and pollution, urging an international effort to save the pollinators that… Continue reading

Libya unrest: UN urges mass border evacuation

The BBC’s Jim Muir: “There are thousands upon thousands of people waiting desperately to cross that border” The UN has called for a mass humanitarian evacuation of people fleeing Libya for Tunisia, saying… Continue reading