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...
Cyprus President Accuses Turkey of Playing Victim in UN Address
In a hard-hitting speech before the UN on Friday, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades accused Turkey of audaciously passing itself off as the victim regarding its history with Cyprus. The failure to implement UN resolutions are responsible for allowing Turkey the...
Biden at UN General Assembly: USA Not Seeking New Cold War
President Joe Biden addressed the UN General Assembly on Tuesday for his first time as President of the United States. The UN General Assembly is a yearly gathering of all of the world leaders who are members of the United...
President Anastasiades “Not Optimistic” on Cyprus UN Talks
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that he is not as optimistic as he would like to be about the informal tripartite meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, set to take...
UN Report Says Extreme Weather Disasters are Increasing Exponentially
The UN's weather agency the World Meteorological Foundation has released a report stating that extreme weather disasters are occurring four to five times more in the present moment than they did in the 1970s. The agency also said that today's...
Greece Refutes Turkey’s Claims in the UN Over Status in the Aegean
Greece sent a letter to the UN in response to a similar move made by Turkey earlier in July, refuting many of the claims it made.