Tag: United Nations

U.N.’s Expert on ‘Extreme Poverty’ Is Investigating Britain. Why?

NEWCASTLE, England — At a food bank in a rundown part of northeast England, an unemployed mother and son were having an odd morning. Denise and Michael Hunter typically come here for a quiet cuppa with the volunteers, a square meal and sometimes a food parcel or two. But on […]

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Virgil: France’s Macron Attacks America’s Trump, and Americans Help Pay For It

Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, is playing host to world leaders—and attacking one of them. Guess who? As The Washington Post reported on Sunday, “In the shadow of a grand war memorial here, French President Emmanuel Macron marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I by delivering a forceful rebuke against rising […]

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Tucker Carlson Antifa Riot Hints Cuba’s Campaign to Export Mob Attacks Is Succeeding

The mob attack on Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s home this week by radical Marxists – leaving his home with a broken door and vandalized with leftist slogans – has triggered widespread shock on the part of most decent Americans. For those aware of the way “Antifa” elements operate internationally, however, the incident was nothing […]

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‘Criminals?’ Hardly. That’s Who the Caravan Flees.

As thousands of Honduran migrants seeking asylum in the United States trek northward through Mexico, President Trump has pledged to stop them at the border by militarizing it with armed federal troops, under the guise of protecting Americans from “criminals” and an “invasion.” What he fails to recognize is that […]

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Eight Significant Ties Between Dina Powell and the Clintons

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump confirmed on Tuesday that he is eying Goldman Sachs executive Dina Habib Powell, his former deputy national security advisor, as a contender to replace Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Haley announced her resignation on Tuesday, saying she will officially leave her post at the end […]

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U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley Resigns; Says She will Campaign for Trump in 2020

President Donald Trump met with U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley at the White House on Tuesday to accept her resignation from his administration. But Haley made it clear in the meeting that she did not plan on challenging the president in 2020. “No, I’m not running for 2020,” she said. “I can promise you what I’ll […]

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Report: Nikki Haley Resigning from Trump Administration

A breaking news report claims that Nikki Haley is resigning from President Donald Trump’s administration and will no longer serve as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations — though the exact date of her supposed departure is not known. The report comes from Axios, which mistakenly promoted a similar “scoop” weeks ago — reporting that […]

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Trump Dismisses Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh as ‘Highly Unsubstantiated,’ ‘Totally Political’

President Donald Trump dismissed the latest allegations Monday against Brett Kavanaugh, signaling his intent to stand by his Supreme Court nominee to the Supreme Court. “Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding person, and I am with him all the way,” Trump told reporters after arriving at the United Nations Monday. Trump commented on the unsubstantiated allegations as […]

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LA Times: Climate Change Is ‘Uprooting Millions of People a Year’

The Los Angeles Times has joined the ranks of global warming alarmists, claiming that climate change is generating mass migration across the globe and fueling the worst refugee crisis “since World War II.” Climate change “is stoking environmental disasters around the globe and uprooting millions of people a year,” writes LA Times journalist Tracy Wilkinson […]

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The Deep State Exposed: Investigation Uncovers Foggy Bottom Anti-Trump Leak Factory

It was mid-May, about six weeks after Trump appointee Mari Stull began her new job as senior adviser at the State Department’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs. As senior adviser at the bureau, Stull was in charge of making sure President Trump’s agenda was represented at the many international organizations the U.S. participates in and […]

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Over 30,000 Displaced from Idlib Already, Syria Faces Worst Catastrophe of Brutal Civil War

The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Monday that over 30,000 people have already fled their homes in the Idlib province of Syria, as dictator Bashar Assad and his allies in Russia and Iran step up air and artillery strikes. The U.N. warned that Assad’s invasion of Idlib could be […]

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Global Health: Ebola Attacked Congo Again. But Now Congo Seems to Be Winning

The month-old Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which emerged unexpectedly in a dangerous region and quickly soared to over 100 cases, now appears to be fading. Only a handful of new cases appear each week, and the region’s two treatment centers, full until recently, now have fewer […]

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Klein: Trump Advancing Real Mideast Peace by Exposing Palestinian ‘Refugee’ Myth

The Trump administration seems poised to help bring real and lasting peace to the Middle East by recognizing the long-ignored reality that the Palestinian “refugee” issue is a giant fraud perpetuated by the Palestinians together with the United Nations. According to several reports, the Trump White House is planning to issue a policy paper capping […]

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‘The Gravest Crimes Under International Law’

Advertisement A United Nations panel calls out Myanmar’s persecution of its Rohingya minority and says six top military commanders should be held to account. By The Editorial Board The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the […]

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Ebola in a war zone: what could go wrong?

A few days after skipping out on the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola decided, ‘nah,’ cropping back up in a town of around 60,000 potential carriers called Mangina, located in Congo’s North Kivu province. Since the latest outbreak was identified, four people have died of the hemorrhagic fever. The World Health Organization is hoping that […]

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Fake news inquiry calls for social media levy to defend democracy

A UK parliamentary committee which has been running a multi-month investigation into the impact of online disinformation on political campaigning — and on democracy itself — has published a preliminary report highlighting what it describes as “significant concerns” over the risks to “shared values and the integrity of our democratic institutions”. It’s calling for “urgent […]

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Trump in Space

Critics say the Air Force doesn’t pay enough attention to these matters because it is more worried about pilots and planes. With the Pentagon’s space-related activities dispersed among 60 agencies, some consolidation may be needed to eliminate inefficiency and focus on the true challenges in space. In fact, Congress had ordered the Pentagon to study […]

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‘I Think All Those People Are Dead’: Laos Dam Survivors Seek Word of Neighbors

PAKSONG DISTRICT, Laos — Bounna Eemchanthavong was trying to do math that refused to add up: About 650 people lived in his remote village in southern Laos before it was devastated by a dam failure, and only 65 of them had been spotted at two shelters where survivors gathered. But local officials were telling him […]

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Mexico and the Nicaraguan Quagmire

The second obstacle is Mexico. The country played a critical role in 1979, leading the regional opposition to Somoza and the Carter administration’s attempt to retain “somocismo sin Somoza.” It subsequently supported the Sandinista regime, as well as a negotiated peace in Central America. In 2000, Mexico abandoned its traditional anti-interventionist foreign policy and strongly […]

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Myanmar’s Military Planned Rohingya Genocide, Rights Group Says

BANGKOK — Myanmar’s military systematically planned a genocidal campaign to rid the country of Rohingya Muslims, according to a report released on Thursday by the rights-advocacy group Fortify Rights based on testimony from 254 survivors, officials and workers over a 21-month period. The 162-page report says that the exodus of around 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to […]

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Iran Calls Israel’s Reported Theft of Nuclear Trove ‘Laughably Absurd’

Iran has denied as “laughably absurd” a detailed Israeli claim that intelligence agents stole clandestine Iranian documents this past winter that reveal what Israel has called Iran’s extensive past research on nuclear bombs. The Iranian denial, issued by the country’s United Nations mission, was in response to articles in The New York Times and other […]

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Why NATO Matters

But NATO is not a golf club, and money, the only thing Mr. Trump prizes, is just one, narrow measure of the costs and benefits of belonging. This president has shown no understanding of the power of partnership, and the reciprocal nature of its bonds, in an alliance that stands for something far bigger than […]

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