Category: United Nations

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Jan
2021

Catastrophic Shipwreck Kills Over 40 African Migrants Catastrophic Shipwreck Kills Over 40 African Migrants 

January 20, 2021 4:56 PM ET A catastrophic shipwreck killed over 40 African migrants after embarking from the coast of Libya early Tuesday morning.   The “tragic” shipwreck is the first maritime tragedy in the Central Mediterranean of 2021 affecting migrants pursuing better lives in Europe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. The boat reportedly capsized […]

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Dec
2020

UN Says President Trump’s Pardon Of Blackwater Contractors Convicted Of Killing Iraqis Violates International LawUN Says President Trump’s Pardon Of Blackwater Contractors Convicted Of Killing Iraqis Violates International Law

United Nations (UN) officials called President Donald Trump’s decision to pardon four Blackwater contractors convicted of killing Iraqi civilians a violation of international law, a UN statement said. Trump issued a series of pardons Dec. 22, including Nicholas Slatten, Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard, who will have their prison sentences commuted after being […]

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Dec
2020

REPORT: Police Say Migrants In Bosnia Set Fire To Tents, Looted Equipment After They Were Kicked Out Off Refugee CampREPORT: Police Say Migrants In Bosnia Set Fire To Tents, Looted Equipment After They Were Kicked Out Off Refugee Camp

Migrants set fire to tents and looted equipment from the Lipa migrant camp in Bosnia-Herzegovina, according to police, after aid agencies decided to close down the facility, BBC News reported. The Lipa migrant facility is located in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s north-western city of Bihac, and was created to provide shelter during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to BBC […]

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Nov
2020

‘An Absolute Evil’: Hiroshima, Nagasaki Mayors Plead For Japanese Government To Sign Treaty Banning Nukes‘An Absolute Evil’: Hiroshima, Nagasaki Mayors Plead For Japanese Government To Sign Treaty Banning Nukes

November 20, 2020 5:53 PM ET The mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki asked the Japanese government to support a United Nations treaty that would ban nuclear weapons, according to The Japan Times. “A recognition that nuclear weapons are an absolute evil has spread in the world,” said Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui said at a meeting […]

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Nov
2020

Yemen On Verge Of World’s Worst Famine In Decades As US Threatens Rebels, UN Chief WarnsYemen On Verge Of World’s Worst Famine In Decades As US Threatens Rebels, UN Chief Warns

November 20, 2020 1:02 PM ET U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that Yemen is close to experiencing the “worst famine the world has seen for decades.” The alarm comes while the United States is threatening to sanction the Houthis in Yemen, who are aligned with Iran, as terrorists, Reuters reports. Such a move has […]

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Nov
2020

Trump vs Biden: Will the Future Belong to the Patriots or the Globalists?Trump vs Biden: Will the Future Belong to the Patriots or the Globalists?

From the Strategic Culture Foundation It is an undeniable fact that the republic has entered one of the most dangerous crises of its short existence. This is not only due to the disputed election results of November 3rd, but also to a multitude of other factors beyond American borders, including the global financial crisis which […]

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Nov
2020

North Korea, Iran, China Among Countries Criticizing US Human Rights Record At UN MeetingNorth Korea, Iran, China Among Countries Criticizing US Human Rights Record At UN Meeting

The United States will reportedly undergo a U.N. review of its human rights record Monday. Countries like North Korea, Iran, China, Turkey and Russia are leading the criticism over issues including systemic racism and immigration policy, per the Associated Press (AP). Almost 120 countries sought to participate in America’s first review before the main U.N. […]

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Oct
2020

Trump nominated for THIRD Nobel Peace Prize – for PEACEMAKING [Video]Trump nominated for THIRD Nobel Peace Prize – for PEACEMAKING [Video]

This is clearly an opportunity to gloat and say “see, I told you so.” Read on and enjoy. Two earlier pieces here on The Duran make note of the US President’s record on foreign policy and aggression, something that had long been the focus of many geopolitical wonks as being proof of the “hegemony” of the United […]

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Sep
2020

Taiwan Changes Passport To Avoid International Discrimination, Confusion With People’s Republic Of ChinaTaiwan Changes Passport To Avoid International Discrimination, Confusion With People’s Republic Of China

September 02, 2020 9:51 PM ET Taiwan has announced a change in the design of the nation’s passports in order to end discrimination towards Taiwanese travelers overseas who are often confused as citizens of the People’s Republic of China. Previously, Taiwanese passports have prominently displayed the country’s official name, “Republic of China,” at the top […]

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