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UN Security Council Demands Gaza Cease-Fire

Aug 16, 2014 News, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photo By Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire US Ambassador Samantha Power took part in a UN Security Council meeting this week regarding the escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. The group was discussing the situation in the middle east, including the Palestinian question. On Sunday, the group agreed on a statement that called for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian case-fire” in the fighting.   A humanitarian cease-fire would allow urgently needed medical and other assistance to be delivered to the region, and comes as Muslims celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Ramadan fast. The statement released [Read More]

$100 million to UN Counter Terrorism Centre

Aug 16, 2014 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon thanked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for donating $100 million for the Counter Terrorism Centre. The Secretary-General said the Centre, which was launched in 2011 with an initial $10 million contribution by Saudi Arabia, has supported 31 projects around the world. The United States, the United Kingdom and Germany have responded to that call, Secretary-General Ban told reporters. “I urge other Member States to follow the example of Saudi Arabia by investing in the Centre’s efforts. I am confident that this timely contribution will make a real difference at national, regional and [Read More]

Legendary UN Correspondent talks about education

Aug 15, 2014 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Legendary UN Correspondent talks about education, religion and innovation by La Shawn Pagán Much has changed at the United Nations since the 1960’s, the most recent is the newly rebuilt Secretariat Building, which houses the International and UN press corps that has seen the faces of dozens of journalists who have come and gone. The few things that never change however, is that Abdelkader Abbadi will be there at the press conferences asking the hardest questions most correspondents usually hesitate to ask. With smooth confidence Abbadi will sit at the Second row of spokesperson for the Secretary General’s press room, [Read More]

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