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Airstrikes not enough, commit ground forces to beat Islamic State Tony Blair

Sep 22, 2014

Airstrikes not enough, commit ground forces to beat Islamic State Tony Blair

Blair, whose final years in office were defined by the unpopular and muchcriticized British engagement in the Iraq war, said that diplomacy and humanitarian work aren't enough to fight groups like Islamic State. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #TheySaidIt #Tony Blair #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
UN chief Ban Kimoon holds talks with Arab League leader on regional violence

Sep 22, 2014

UN chief Ban Kimoon holds talks with Arab League leader on regional violence

UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon held talks with Arab League SecretaryGeneral Nabil Elaraby, mainly on regional issues. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #Arab League #Nabil Elaraby #UN chief #UN secretary general
Carbon dioxide emissions set to rise to record high in 2014, say experts

Sep 22, 2014

Carbon dioxide emissions set to rise to record high in 2014, say experts

Ahead of the New York Climate Summit, researchers have revealed that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is set to rise again in 2014. #World #Life #United Nations #Environment #NewsTracker #UN #Carbon dioxide #New York #Global warming #CO2 #fossil fuel #Climate summit #Global Carbon Budget
Kerry meets Iran's foreign minister in current round of nuclear talks

Sep 22, 2014

Kerry meets Iran's foreign minister in current round of nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York over the current round of nuclear talks. #United Nations #US #Iran #Tehran #nuclear talks #Kerry #P5+1 #Zarif #New Yor
New York 3,00,000 march for action on climate change

Sep 22, 2014

New York 3,00,000 march for action on climate change

New York City on Sunday was the scene of a huge and colourful demonstration against climate change with more than 3,00,000 people turning out as part of an international initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of global warming. #United Nations #US #climate change #DiCaprio #New York #Global warming #Bill de Blasio #NY mayor #rising sea levels

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Sep 22, 2014

Enslavement's Shadow

Co-authored by Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier By 1943, the United States is embroiled in World War II. To meet the urgent demand for ships and heed President Franklin D. Roosevelt's call to hire African Americans for war jobs, Chester, Pennsylvania's Sun Sh... #Philadelphia, PA #Pennsylvania #Delaware #Franklin D. Roosevelt #Delaware River
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Sep 22, 2014

Houma Nation helps those with diabetes

Among the traditional Native American revelry, a more contemporary and daunting topic is on the minds of many at the United Houma Nation's annual powwow this weekend... #Philadelphia, PA #Pennsylvania #Delaware #Franklin D. Roosevelt #Delaware River
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Sep 22, 2014

UN members endorse Indigenous Peoples rights

The United Nations General Assembly on Monday approved a document strengthening the rights of indigenous peoples worldwide. Click to Continue ... #Philadelphia, PA #Pennsylvania #Delaware #Franklin D. Roosevelt #Delaware River