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Greece Counters Turkey’s Claims in the Aegean to UN

Greece presented a letter to the United Nations on Thursday which countered the claims Turkey made regarding the sovereignty of Greek islands in the Aegean to the UN in September of last year. In the Turkish letter, the country claimed...

Zelensky Tells Security Council that “Russians Killed for Pleasure”

On Tuesday, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky showed the UN Security Council a harrowing video from Ukraine in an apparent attempt to embarrass Russia and rally international sympathy and support. The clip lasted about a minute and showed image after image...

Nearly Three Million Ukrainian Refugees After Russian Invasion: UN

The number of Ukrainian refugees fleeing the country after the Russian invasion approached three million on Tuesday, the United Nations said. Data from the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) suggests about 2.95 million people have left Ukraine thus far. The UNHCR...

When Women’s Rights Ignored Around the World, Nations Fail

When nations fail to protect their women, not allowing them to take on a full role in the everyday life of society, the nations themselves fail, comparing examples from Afghanistan under the Taliban and then after the US invasion...

Russia Sends Plane To Washington To Pick Up Spies

A plane Russia sent to the US to pick up 13 expelled Russian diplomats, accused of being spies, is returning back to Russia on Monday according to flight tracking information. The plane, an Ilyushin Il-96, left Moscow en route to...

War Criminals “Go to Hell”: Ukraine’s Ambassador Slams Russian Counterpart at UN

Ukraine's Ambassador to the UN excoriated Russia and its UN ambassador at a meeting on Thursday, declaring "There is no Purgatory for war criminals. They go straight to hell, Ambassador." The angry words were said while the Ukraine ambassador Sergiy...

Russia Announces Nuclear Forces Drills This Weekend

Russia announced that it will stage nuclear forces drills this weekend after another week of sky-high tensions at the border with Ukraine, while western nations continue to warn that an invasion of the former Soviet state could take place...

Blinken Calls on Russia to State it Will Not Invade Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken addressed the UN Security Council on Thursday on the situation in Ukraine as the world watches Russian troops that continue to mass on its border. Despite Russia's protestations that they are beginning to...

International Human Rights Day Marks Global Struggle for Dignity

The tenth of December every year marks International Human Rights Day, a day set apart to honor the United Nations General Assembly's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948. The UDHR “proclaims the inalienable rights that...

Growing Up Black in Greece: A Diplomat’s Daughter Recalls

Growing up black in Greece? Patricia Kumbakisaka, 31, one of Canada’s most accomplished young black women, has done it. Here she describes her life in Greece.