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Ugandan minister accused of corruption elected UN assembly chief

Jun 12, 2014

Ugandan minister accused of corruption elected UN assembly chief

The UNGA elected Uganda's Sam Kutesa to be its next president amid controversy over his country's anti-gay laws and allegations that he abused his office. #World #United Nations #US #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #UN General Assembly #Uganda #John Kerry #UNGA chief #Sam Kutesa
UN General Assembly to take up Italian marines issue with India

Mar 19, 2014

UN General Assembly to take up Italian marines issue with India

UN General Assembly President John Ashe has informed Italy that he will try and raise with India the issue of the two Italian marines who are being tried for killing two Indian fishermen during his three-day visit that begins today. #NewsTracker #UN General Assembly #Italian marines case #Italian marines convicted in India #Kerala fishermen's killing
UN adopts resolution calling for regulation of drone strikes

Dec 19, 2013

UN adopts resolution calling for regulation of drone strikes

While American security experts say the drone strikes target only terrorists, human rights activists claim a number of civilians are also killed. #United Nations #US #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Nawaz Sharif #UN General Assembly #Drone Strikes
Jordan announces candidacy for UN Security Council seat

Nov 20, 2013

Jordan announces candidacy for UN Security Council seat

Jordan Tuesday formally announced its candidacy for a two-year UN Security Council seat that was previously rejected by Saudi Arabia, the UN said here. #United Nations #UN #UN Security Council #UN General Assembly #Jordan #Saudi
Germany, Brazil preparing UN resolution against snooping

Oct 26, 2013

Germany, Brazil preparing UN resolution against snooping

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have both condemned the widespread snooping by the U.S. National Security Agency. #US #Brazil #NewsTracker #Germany #UN #UN General Assembly #resolution #NSA #Edward Snowden

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Germany, Brazil preparing UN resolution against snooping

Jun 27, 2014

Multilingual masters recognized at Adelphi University

To Tamara Anaie, whose family fled an anti-Christian crackdown by Saddam Hussein when she was 6 months old, language holds the power to help heal even a country as riven as Iraq. "We fled because of religious persecution," Anaie, 19, of Sparta, New J... #Saddam Hussein #Iraq #United Nations #New Jersey #Adelphi University #Montclair State University
Germany, Brazil preparing UN resolution against snooping

Jul 02, 2014

The anti-FIFA shout as a reconnection of global struggles

The hate against FIFA is the new global shout. It was born occupying a side of a train in Rio de Janeiro and exploded in a street sign in Bangalore, India. It is written with a laser, in a projection on a wall in Belem do Para, in the Amazon. It walk... #India #Switzerland #Paris #Bangalore #FIFA #Rio de Janeiro #Mexico City #Brazil national football team
Germany, Brazil preparing UN resolution against snooping

Jun 29, 2014

Lion cub embodies U.N. chief's environmental hopes

NAIROBI, Kenya -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon capped off a week of high-level discussions on the environment by "adopting" a 6-month-old lion cub Saturday. The young lioness, which was found abandoned in Nairobi National Park, will b... #United Nations #Kenya #Ban Ki-moon #Africa #Goodluck Jonathan #Boko Haram #Al-Shabab #Lord's Resistance Army
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