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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...

World Demands Answers From China on the Disappearance of Tennis Star

China came under scrutiny from the United Nations and the Women's Tennis Association on Friday after former world doubles No.1 Peng Shuai disappeared from public life following an accusation of sexual assault she made on Chinese social media platform...

Obama Slams China, Russia for Climate Crisis Inaction at Cop26

Former U.S. President Barack Obama slammed China and Russia for being absent from the UN climate summit (COP26) in Glasgow and their inaction regarding the climate crisis. Speaking to COP26 delegates, Obama said that "We can't afford anybody on the...

Girls in Afghanistan Sold to Strangers as Country Devolves into Chaos

Girls in Afghanistan are now being openly sold to complete strangers as a result of the chaos that has reigned there since the Taliban retook the country in August of this year. Although the practice of selling child brides, or...

Cyprus President Has “Creative Meeting” with UN Chief, Turkish Leader

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said that “differences were recorded” after his “creative meeting” on Monday with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar in New York. Anastasiades refrained from giving a detailed account of what was...

Cyprus ‘Needs Two-State Solution’ Turkish Cypriot Leader Tells UN Chief

The only realistic option for Cyprus is the acceptance of a two-state solution, the Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar said he told the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday. Tatar, who heads a government recognized only by Turkey and a...